Sound Reactive Cube


Today we are going to make a Arduino powered sound reactive wooden cube. Which will be changing color in perfect sync to the surrounding sounds or vibration.

Hardware required

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White Wood Cube


The sounds will be picked by the mic module and will be amplified and fed to the Arduino analog pin, we will read the analog pin values and using the fastLED library we will change the colors of the LEDs randomly according to the received values from the mic.


Finished Product Photos


ArduinoMic moduleAddressable WS2811



Installing Library.  Click to expand (for beginners)

The only library which we have used for this project is fastLed library, we can download and install it from their Github page

Step 1: 

Download the library from
Download ZIP

Step 2:

Go to the Sketch menu in Arduino IDE from there select -> Include Library -> Add.ZIP Libray and Choose the downloaded library file from your download folder.

Test Video

Video Tutorial


3 thoughts on “Sound Reactive Cube”

  1. Instead of showing the schematics can you take a picture of how you arranged the wires? Bbecause as a student it is quite hard to understand.

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