[LAU] Open Source MIDI control surface

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 08:10:52 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 4:31 AM, Tim Blechmann <tim at klingt.org> wrote:
>> Is anyone interested in an Open Source MIDI control surface?
> interesting thread as i am working on a control-surface myself atm ... i
> would be curious, if someone has some experience with higher-precision
> adc? most io boards i know (arduino/makingthings) provide 10-bit adcs,
> while i'd be interested in getting a higher resolution ... does anyone
> have experience with interfacing a microcontroller (e.g. arduino) with an
> external high-resolution adc?
> thnx, tim
> --
> tim at klingt.org
> http://tim.klingt.org

Just for my own understanding isn't MIDI fundamentally an 8-bit
system? (256 max notes across a keyboard, 256 max levels, etc., ...)
If so why would anything above 8-bits make any difference? Or can you
specifically send controller information over multiple MIDI bytes?


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