DIY midi controler
« on: October 03, 2004, 01:35:58 AM »
any sujestions on doing a midi transport controller. i would like one that does just transport couldnt be to difficult. any one with any midi experiance?
its not there yet,
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mesmer

DIY midi controler
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2004, 04:49:13 AM »
what you want and so much more is here:
http://www.midibox.org/

moosapotamus

DIY midi controler
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2004, 09:18:03 PM »
How about USB instead of MIDI?

If you can use hot-key commands from your keyboard as transport controls, you could nip the circuit board out of a cheap/used USB keyboard and wire it up to a few push-buttons, like this...

http://chrishuntdrums.port5.com/remote.htm

That guy did his specifically for use with n-Track. But, it looks like the general idea ought to work with just about anything that can be controlled with keyboard shortcuts.

~ Charlie
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Unbound

DIY midi controler
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2004, 11:01:16 PM »
I may also look in to Digital Projects for Musicians by Craig Anderton which I believe is sort of a step by step midi computer, controller, thingy....yeah.

Aaron
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ddt

DIY midi controler
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2004, 10:00:22 AM »
This is a little different in that it's USB, but could be very useful:

http://www.hagstromelectronics.com/keusb36.html

The advantage of something like this over connecting pcb tracks is that it allows you to program a combination of keys from a single button, so you could add a button to your transport that does Copy (ctrl/cmd)+C, for instance.

If anyone knows another way of doing this (key combinations), please post...   :wink:

Dan

DIY midi controler
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2004, 10:36:06 AM »
There is also the X-Keys USB Matrix Board http://www.x-keys.com/custom/xkmatrix.php with a 16X8 matrix, for a total of 128 keys for US $59.95.

Cheers,

elco


 

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