DEAR CUSTOMERS: Lyratron's online store is currently closed. The AirHarp had a good run, but at the moment, we need something that pays the bills, and this ain't it! We hope you understand. Please feel free to reach out to us, and if you need something custom built, we are always willing to discuss such things. Cheers, ~Pete

AirHarp Pico - Fully Assembled w/ Hybrid Wood Enclosure
MSRP: $300

AirHarp Pico - Fully Assembled w/ Hybrid Wood Enclosure

The AirHarp Pico is a handheld gestural digital autoharp built around the PJRC Teensy microcontroller platform. The AirHarp Pico comes fully assembled, programmed and tested by the instrument's inventor, Peter DeSimone.

Weighing in at only 3 ounces (85 grams), the AirHarp Pico is about the size of a pack of cigarettes. It's the smallest, lightest AirHarp we have ever built. Carry it with you everywhere, and you'll never find yourself without a harp again!

Note that the AirHarp Pico is a USB MIDI controller, so you still need a laptop, iPad, iPhone or other computing device to generate the actual sound. Fortunately, the AirHarp Pico is class compliant, meaning it is instantly recognized by virtually all operating systems with no need to install device drivers. It's also powered by the USB port, so there's no need for batteries!

The "hybrid" wood case features a durable 3D printed ABS polymer base and a laser-cut basswood top. It's the perfect blend of modern technology and classic beauty.

This package includes:

All you need is:

  • A modern computer running Mac OS X or Windows, or an Apple iPad or iPhone 6 (or newer) with USB Camera Connection Kit.
  • A software synthesis package of some kind. Macs come with GarageBand pre-installed, and there's a free program called Cantabile Lite for Windows. A host of options are available for iPad & iPhone 6, including GarageBand, Animoog, & NanoStudio, to name a few.

AirHarp Pico videos:

For demo songs, videos, schematics, source code and everything else to do with the AirHarp, check out:

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