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Revision as of 10:26, 24 June 2012

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

The exterior design of the ChronoTune was based upon the Philco 70-series cathedral radio from the 1930s. Eric laser cut lamination layers using the design patent drawings similar to patent #D83957.

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.