Arduino MIDI VS1003 or VS1053 Synth

This is a minor update to my Arduino MIDI VS1003 Synth and Arduino MIDI VS1053 Synth projects.  I mentioned that as part of the VS1003 support the code should be configurable for either the VS1003 or VS1053 modules, but at the time the VS1053 support was untested. It is now tested!  Read on for details. Warning! I strongly … Continue reading Arduino MIDI VS1003 or VS1053 Synth

Arduino VS1003 Drum Machine

I picked up some cheap matrix button boards a while back and wanted to use them as some kind of MIDI controller, so linked up with the Arduino MIDI VS1003 Synth I thought I'd make a self-contained simple drum machine. https://youtu.be/xzDqOiP5L4g Warning! I strongly recommend using old or second hand equipment for your experiments.  I … Continue reading Arduino VS1003 Drum Machine

Arduino MIDI VS1003 Shield – Part 2

Having left a good half of a proto shield free in my Arduino MIDI VS1003 Shield I thought it would be useful to add in some potentiometers, a MIDI link and an optional indicator LED. This documents the build process continuing where the previous project left off. Warning! I strongly recommend using an old or second hand … Continue reading Arduino MIDI VS1003 Shield – Part 2

Arduino MIDI VS1003 Shield

I've put together a simple shield to hold my VS1003 modules.  This documents the build process so far. In the next part, I'll add some potentiometers for control. Warning! I strongly recommend using an old or second hand keyboard for your MIDI experiments.  I am not responsible for any damage to expensive instruments! These are the … Continue reading Arduino MIDI VS1003 Shield