Drawdio is an electronic pencil that lets you make music while you draw! Its great project for beginners: An easy soldering kit with instant gratification. Essentially, it’s a very simple musical synthesizer that uses the conductive properties of pencil graphite to create different sounds. The result is a fun toy that lets you draw musical instruments on any piece of paper.
Runs on a single AAA battery for many hours (even 'nearly dead' batteries will work)
Use any pencil - mechanical or plain. The kit comes with a 2B pencil, the softer the lead the better
Ridiculously fun for all ages
The electronic kit comes unassembled with all electronic components, PCB, hardware and pencil. AAA battery and tools necessary for assembly are not included. Please check the kit contents list to see what is included. Assembly is very easy and takes less than an hour, even if you've never soldered before!
The Drawdio kit was designed in collaboration with Jay Silver based on his original design.
PCB Only: 82mm x 14mm x 0.9mm (3.2in x 0.5in x0.03in)
Assembled (w/o battery): 82mm x 14mm x 16mm (3.2in x 0.5in x0.6in)