MIDI CPU: A DIY MIDI Controller for Everyone

Organists, guitarists, synthesists, DJs and experimenters continue to create unique DIY MIDI controllers using the MIDI CPU. Explore the MIDI CPU forum to find strategies for generating MIDI output from ribbon controllers, breath sensors, foot switches, organ bass pedals, second touch organ manuals, joysticks, accordions, 128-switch pushbutton arrays, light detectors, Hall effect sensors, piezo elements, and lasers.

Have you joined the forum to discuss your DIY MIDI project idea?

Here are some recent highlights from the forum:

VFXcompositor’s concept for a “next level MIDI performance controller”:

DIY MIDI bass pedal projects from Robrolley and ham hands:

Korg Radias foot switch controller by michaelh: