Sound pressure lever / Muhd Arif Abdul Rahim

Abdul Rahim, Muhd Arif (1999) Sound pressure lever / Muhd Arif Abdul Rahim. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Strictly speaking, a trinket cannot be functional, but the title of this article is apart. It is a kind of miniature VU meter whose LED bar fluctuates in rhythm with ambient sound. Owing to its modest dimensions, it can easily be worn as an adornment which in a disco or a party, will, no doubt, draw the attention of many. Nowadays, not many things surprise us anymore. In this age high technology, we are used to all kind of new discoveries and development, and technical ingenuity. Mobile telephone, portable CD players, watches with built in alarm. What is there left to impress us with ?. not only satellite TV, but also a radio controlled vehicle on planet Mars are accepted as a commonplace. Of course this true not only in the world of science technology but also in other spheres of human interest. It is not easy to dream out something really new or innovative something that draws a spontaneous reaction of "Fancy that" or how they do it ? . the trinket describe in this article is designed specially fir lovers music and dance. It is intended to enable constructors to built something that set them apart from other. It is not exactly Hi-tech but rather a combination of technology and is an adornment that by means of moving point of light, reacts to the sound pressure of music to which it is exposed. It may, never then less also fulfil a useful function when the wearer of the trinket note that the LED indication is constantly at maximum, it is time to put the ear plugs in because the sound pressure is then clearly no longer healthy.


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