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How much do you know about musical water fountains?

How much do you know about musical water fountains?

Musical water fountain is a movable fountain created for entertainment. It is designed according to aesthetics and often produces a 3D effect. In this process, the water flow is manipulated to scatter and refract light, and then a 3D picture is produced.

The musical water fountain changes with the music, adding a magnificent visual and auditory feast to the people in the city at night. It is a rather romantic and leisurely entertainment project in the fast-paced city life at night.

The origin of musical water fountain

In 1930, the German inventor Mr. Optupist first introduced the concept of fountains. At first he only built small fountains in department stores and restaurants. After years of development, the design and structure of its musical fountains have become larger. And complicated. Mr. Kendpiister was already twelve years old and had followed his father to design and build a fountain. In the summer of 1952, at an industrial exhibition in West Berlin, an American saw the performance of a musical fountain and brought it back to New York Radio Music Synagogue.

The musical fountain was performed for the first time in the United States on January 15, 1953, and more than 1.5 million people watched it during the performance. Mr. Gunderpistovich continues to improve his musical fountain and promotes it to the world. Years of improvements have greatly reduced the cost of construction and maintenance. Computers have been used on the musical fountain to make its performances more complex and beautiful.

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The features of musical water fountain

The music performance fountain is based on the program-controlled fountain. A music control system is added. The computer decodes and encodes audio and MIDI signals, and finally outputs the signal to the control system, so that the shape and lighting of the fountain are changed. The music is kept in sync, so as to achieve the perfect combination of the changes in the water type, lighting and color of the fountain and the mood of the music, making the fountain performance more vivid and full of connotation and embodying the art of water.

Music water fountain: It can be changed according to the ups and downs of music. Users can write their favorite music programs in the editing interface. The playback system can achieve a unified atmosphere of music, water, and lighting, and playback synchronization.

Control system

Through the program control system and the music control system, the music is programmed, so that the fountain shape is synchronized with the music melody and lighting to produce a kaleidoscopic waterscape, reflecting the connotation and theme of the music.

The sound, light, color and shape of the musical fountain are all beautiful, such as the performance on the stage aroused people’s contemplation and joy, and get the artistic enjoyment of water beauty. Music fountains are mainly used in large squares, theme parks, artificial lakes, playgrounds and other performance venues.


Using the physical waveform of the music file, it is divided into several sections with an accuracy of ten milliseconds, and the basic emotional characteristics of the music such as shock, miss, lyric, joy, excitement, sorrow, joy, and enthusiasm are automatically recognized and converted into control signals. After synchronization processing, it is output to the peripheral specific control unit through the signal output card, which controls the submersible pump, solenoid valve, underwater lights and frequency converter according to the water configuration rules, and integrates the visual and auditory feelings.

When people experience various sounds, they unconsciously associate these auditory sensations with the sensations of other non-auditory organs.

It is often associated with bright visual feelings, positive or happy mood feelings, etc. The notes in the low range are often associated with dim visual feelings, depression or sad mood feelings, etc.; the soothing rhythm makes people feel open. Space or calmer emotions, and rapid rhythms can easily make people feel narrow, emotional agitation, and so on.


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