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Zoybar Modular Guitar Lets Musicians Mix and Match

Zoybar is an open musical instrument development platform, implementing some very innovative ideas that are usually thrown around only in the realm of...

Sam Biddle
Sam Biddle on June 15, 2009.

Zoybar is an open musical instrument development platform, implementing some very innovative ideas that are usually thrown around only in the realm of software development. The instrument’s components can be swapped in and out, and a standardized structure means newly-developed components can be easily integrated with existing designs. Explains the Zoybar site:

Think of the Zoybar platform as a hardware version that might be similar to the Firefox browser concept. Independent developers could create new add-ons and plugins (sound effects) that will become relevant to the whole Zoybar users and community. Almost any application can be easily attached to the Zoybar platform, just by adding and changing its position across the profile grooves with common bolts and screws.

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