meet the


We are a small but dedicated group of musicians, engineers, designers and tech lovers building something we love.


Robin Sukroso



Amaldev V

Engineering Lead


Avi J Iyer

Design Lead


Deepak Malani

R&D Lead

Our Story


The idea for ACPAD is born when Berlin musician Robin Sukroso needed a device that would allow him to bring his love of both electronic and acoustic music together. Robin first began experimenting in 2009 by building his own devices.

With the help of a friend, he heavily altered his guitar - drilling holes and running cables through it - which finally let him perform the music he had envisioned.

Robin’s original style of music got him to perform with his prototype guitar in different places around the world. It was in India, after his guitar and prototype was accidentally damaged that he met Amaldev, Deepak and Avinash, three graduate students from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai,India’s top engineering institute.

What first began as a repair mission soon led to the development of something much more ambitious...

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