Hello everyone, I'm having a minor difficulty with printing out the strips; - the print is too far to the edge of the paper resulting in one of the guiding edges not printing. So, when I attempt to cut the strips with scissors, there is no way of being certain that the width of the cut out strips is accurate. The problem then becomes apparent when I feed the strips into the 30 note music box as the some of the notes played are wrong. This is due to a misalignment. Anyone got a solution as to how to centre the image on the paper before printing?
Since for some reason this website's editor doesn't allow you to select notes, I edited the midi in another website and imported it here. However, no matter what I do, the imported midi is always 3 semitones below what I originally worked on. This is incredibly frustrating and pretty awfully designed. Can I have some help with this?
Hey everyone, so far I have no music box so far but it seems really interesting and after reading the really helpful guide the other day I wanted to give it a try. As said before, I don't have a music box that works with paper strips yet and I don't know whether I should get one with 20 or one with 30 notes. Do you have some recommendations for me, on what I should start out on? Or how I can determine what the right music box for me would be?
And another question, how long does a paper strip have to be depending on the song? How long are the normal ones that are not a role and long would it have to be if you had a song with (for example) a length of about 250?
Good day. I couldn't find an extensive music box guide, and decided to make one myself (also because my foot is inflamed and I ain't going anywhere). I'd like some people here to review it. Maybe I got my facts wrong somewhere, or more useful things can be added.
Hi for a Project I'm looking for the right paper that I can use for Kikkerland 15. I'm looking for paper I can Print by myself (don't need to be bigger than A4/A3) and I can cut it by myself to Music strips. I've already tried Fotopaper 300g/m(works but color gets scratches) , "normal" 100 g/m paper (not stable enough) and glossy 200g/m (doesnt have enough grip so it doesn't move through the Music box even (lagging) Do you have recommendations? Is the paper not heavy enough or has it not enough grip?
This Python program automates the whole process of converting a 30-note DXF file exported from musicmanics.com to an SVG file that can be directly uploaded to and cut by Cricut Design Space. Demo is here: https://youtu.be/y3J86qpPQiQ
My name is Brooke. I am new to the music box world. I really want to either make or have a music box made for a very special person in my life. The vision I have for this music box is that the case would be made out of resin with decorative inlays and the music box itself would be programmed to play the first few measures of Clair de Lune. I'd want a music box that could be hand-cranked so the person I'm giving it to can choose how slow or fast to play it.
Is there anyone out there who would be able to help me create this music box? I have no experience so I'd prefer not to have to make the music box myself. I see the person I'm giving this to in mid-November so I have a bit of time.
If there's not anyone who can create the entire music box (program and resin casing), I'm up to working with someone who can just program the music box. And if that's not possible, I need guidance on how to get started purchasing and programming the music box myself.
I have crafted a lot of song I've found here, but I come across a new problem; storage. I don't have enough place to store them, neither do I have a good way to easily find the roll I want to play. I have sort of addressed the latter problem by coloring the sides in different colors, but I ran out of distinct colors to use. Currently I roll up everything, because I have some really long songs too.