DIY MIDI Interfaces

This page is a mixture of beginner and advanced, DIY options covering MIDI in (receive), MIDI out (send), and USBMIDI to MIDI conversion for non-Arduino like microcontrollers. Here are some other pages of interest: Ready-Made MIDI Modules - a range of modules for "ready to go" MIDI IN and OUT for both 5V and 3V … Continue reading DIY MIDI Interfaces

Zynthian and Clumsy MIDI

I'm really getting through my Raspberry Pi Synth "todo" list now!  Next on the hitlist was doing something with Zynthian - the Open Synth Platform.  This is an excellent software-synth that runs on a Raspberry Pi and is available in a fully self-contained kit or can be run "raw" on a Pi. The recommendation is … Continue reading Zynthian and Clumsy MIDI

Raspberry Pi, Clumsy MIDI and MT32-Pi – Part 2

This is a short follow-up to my previous post - Raspberry Pi, Clumsy MIDI and MT32-Pi - to explore the General MIDI capabilities of the MT32-Pi. https://youtu.be/RcpGciIM-KA Warning! I strongly recommend using old or second hand equipment for your experiments.  I am not responsible for any damage to expensive instruments! If you are new to the … Continue reading Raspberry Pi, Clumsy MIDI and MT32-Pi – Part 2

Raspberry Pi, Clumsy MIDI and MT32-Pi

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll have noticed my trusty Roland MT-32 MIDI sound module in various experiments. It even featured in my "Raspberry Pi Plays Bach" video which was my first play with MIDI on the Raspberry Pi Pico. I've been wanting to experiment with some of options for using a … Continue reading Raspberry Pi, Clumsy MIDI and MT32-Pi