A St. Charles-based man named Dave Senfton, with a little free time and a lot of technical know-how, has created a new musical instrument: the AutoBass. Senfton -- who holds degrees in physics, math and electronics -- tells a tale as old as time, one wherein necessity gives birth to invention.
Screenshot from the video by Nicola Muscroft. The AutoBass.
"Electronics has been my life, basically," he explains. "I've done a lot of product development in various fields, and this was an opportunity to use those skills, because we're in a small gospel quartet -- country gospel -- and we needed a bass."More »