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Hi, I am new to arduino...
I would like to enter two piezos into arduino as if it were a soundcard (cause i have no soundcard) and enter them to command each one, a bang object in pure data.
Could i get some help in the way to connect the piezos into the arduino board, and getting to activate a ''bang'' in Pd.
Again, i just got a mac book pro, no audio interface to input both piezos.
Thank you!
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There is a tutorial on how to get a piezo knock sensor to work with an Arduino at http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Knock

Start with one first, then you can add a second one once you understand how to do the first one.
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Dear CCC,

Do you want to make sounds, noises with the piezos? In other words, do you want an output (from the arduino) device? Why not use a speaker?

Or do you want the piezos to be used as sensors, to tell the Arduino when they (the piezos) "hear" something? In other words, use them as inputs to the Arduino.
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and enter them to command each one, a bang object in pure data.

"Pure data" is a programming language used by musicians. The basic unit input of the language is called a "bang". The op wants to trigger a bang with a piezo sensor.


Wiring a piezo sensor is easy, interfacing into PD can be found at:-
http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Interfacing/PD
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Thank you all.
That page you suggest  i had allready seen it, but couldnt resolve my issues.
I installed the driver in the arduino board, and checked a couple of examples even linkig it to pure data. I had latency with the data outcoming from pd into arduino, checking arduinos monitor.
I want to connect 2 piezos into arduino, and use its input to control a bang in pd. The programming of the signal gate, and specifications of the bang are all on me. I just want to link both softs and input the piezos in the arduino.
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