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The P-bROCK Digital Bagpipe Chanter is an electronic adaptation of a traditional acoustic Great Highland Bagpipe GHB chanter. The chanter features infra-red reflectance sensors mounted inside the tone holes to detect the player’s finger movements, and an air pressure sensor in place of the chanter reed to measure air flow. Since all of the electronics are built into a standard acoustic chanter, and the tone hole sensors measure coverage of the actual holes by the player’s fingers (rather than using a contact-based sensing approach), the physical playing experience is virtually indistinguishable from a traditional GHB chanter.