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The ChronoTune is a concept design for a time-travelling radio.  Instead of tuning to the frequency, one tunes to a year and hears music, speeches, and other audio from that year.  Version 1 tunes from about 1850 to 2050.  If a version 2 is made, it will tune from the Big Bang to the Big Crunch.
 
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[http://www.i3detroit.com/listen-to-the-future-the-past-with-the-chronotune-red-bull-creation-challenge i3 Detroit ChronoTune blog page]
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udy-7MA6aWw YouTube video of infomercial and behind the scenes]
  
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[http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/engineering/gonzo/red-bulls-creation-contest-finalists-video-5724972 Lead project in Popular Mechanics]
 
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Revision as of 18:13, 8 November 2011

Contents

Description

The ChronoTune is a concept design for a time-travelling radio. Instead of tuning to the frequency, one tunes to a year and hears music, speeches, and other audio from that year. Version 1 tunes from about 1850 to 2050. If a version 2 is made, it will tune from the Big Bang to the Big Crunch.

Documentation

Software

The code is here: https://github.com/emerrill/RBC-2011

Media

i3 Detroit ChronoTune blog page

YouTube video of infomercial and behind the scenes

Lead project in Popular Mechanics

Naming Convention

Sound files must be named like so:

1917e00.mp3

The extension must be .mp3. Note the lower case M and P. The year must be 4 digits with optional - sign appended for years BCE.


Resources

TODO

Software

  • Make the date range exponential
  • Increase date precision for multiple files in a given year


Electrical

Chassis

  • Stain the body
  • Varnish the body

Media

  • Make a repository for sound files.