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You can also find information about builders of musical instruments or artists using some of the strangest musical instruments you can find on earth. Just browse this pages to find some of the novelty instruments and get some inspiration to make your own musical instruments or sound machines and let me know.

Melody Road
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When a car drives the Melody Road, it\'s tyres start playing a tune. The tune is caused by ridges on the road\'s surface. The pitch of the tune depends on the spacing of the ridges (between 6 and 12mm apart).

The Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute made such ridges on road near Hokkaido, Wakayama or Gunma in Japan.

According the information the ideal speed of the car is 28 mph (45 kmh), which makes the Melody Road a nice speed limiter ;-)


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Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute
Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute
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