Gram Piano Assembly Guide

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The Gram Piano is a through-hole soldering kit that transforms from a pile of hardware into a tiny piano, ready for the playing. Once built, you can play an octave worth of notes using the capacitive touch keys. The pre-installed software also lets you switch between three octaves using a potentiometer and play a melody with the press of a button. Building and playing with this kit will teach you various skills related to soldering, electronics, music, and programming.

SparkFun Gram Piano Kit

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This guide will explain the assembly process, the gram piano's default functionality, and will provide an overview of the pre-installed software. After building and playing with the board's default settings, you can customize your board to your liking by diving into the source code.

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