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A project log for Twister™: a play on MIDI controllers

Music is play, let's put game controls into the performance! Atari paddle knobs & arcade buttons make a great show of MIDI knob twiddling!

Tim TrzepaczTim Trzepacz 05/29/2016 at 10:340 Comments

I finally got the knobs to generate MIDI CC output! It turns out you have to send on channel 1 or greater. Channel 0 doesn't work. Perhaps the Arduino MIDI library subtracts 1 from them?
Anyway, I've got it attached to the SoftEgg Synth, the prototype of the synthesizer engine that will end up in the NanoEgg. I don't have all of the possible CC values set up in the synth software, but I do have about 16 knobs defined, and it works great with all of those.

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