Tesla Coils used to Play Mario and Zelda Themes

The music you’re about to hear doesn’t come from what most people would consider to be a regular musical instrument. It is generated via a pair of high powered 7-foot tesla coils, which can shoot sparks up to 12 feet in the air. Each coil is attached to a laptop via a fiber optic cable (for obvious reasons), and plays the notes it receives from the non-conductive link.

The Legend of Zelda

Mario Bros. Theme

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