DIY MIDI HACK – Monome Controller

Monome Controller 2

Monome Controller 1

Here’s a cool midi Monome Controller DIY that simply looks really awesome! With bunch of parts flying in from everywhere including a handmilled enclosure from ebay, this is a great DIY for anyone interested in building some cool custom MIDI controllers.

immediately started searching for lighted push button switches. Eight weeks later, I had memorized whole sections of electronic parts catalogs, called corporate headquarters to get free samples “for prototyping” (it worked) — everything I could do to find my switch. Unfortunately, on a mass-market, Jameco/Digikey level of availability, I couldn’t find the perfect musical switch. I wanted one that wasn’t too clicky, too far to push down, too small, too big, or even worse, $4.50 a piece.

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4 Responses to DIY MIDI HACK – Monome Controller

  1. girrrrrrr2 says:

    is this like that game… lights out… becuase you could make a bigger one and make it use the game of life…

  2. Izl says:

    No, its a MIDI controller…

  3. max says:

    oh, then what is it?

  4. nick says:

    It’s a midi controller for mixing music, predominantly used for live mixing and sampling.

    And that is a very well made midi controller, think i will attempt this my self, once i finish the 16 band eq.

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