Maker Faire 2009: LCD Guitar


By Evan Ackerman

We covered Ben Lewry’s LCD guitar back in 2007 when it was a prototype, but here at Maker Faire we got to check out the latest version in person. The “LCDetar” took him 3 months to build at a cost of about $5000; it comes with a Wiimote built into the headstock that communicates with the visualizer built into the body of the guitar so that you can alter the patterns with a thrash or two:

Each guitar is a custom job, but you can contact Ben Lewry at Visionary Instruments for more info.

[ Visionary Instruments LCDetar ]