MIDI Controller Stage 2

Posted on November 9, 2015

It works! I had made a couple of foolish errors, due to looking at the wrong pin schematic for the TEENSY (I have 3.2 not 2). But I now have a working, single pot controller. With this mastered I’m hoping that adding more pots should be straight forward. I’d also like to include an LED […]

MIDI Controller Protoype

Posted on October 29, 2015

I’ve just put together a very simple prototype for a USB MIDI controller. I’m using Teensy, which is a programmable circuit board, which lets you code small programs in C, and upload them to the board. Very much like Arduino, but smaller, and easier to setup MIDI on. I’ve just prototyped it on some breadboard. […]

DIY controllers

Posted on October 22, 2015

When I began to prepare to play live, earlier this year, I was amazed how few decent USB MIDI footpedals were¬†available. Especially ones small enough to fit in my gig bag. As an aside, after spending ages in previous bands, lugging and setting up¬†gear, one of the tenets of Cutlasses was to have a live […]