[LAU] pc-keyboard with midi game port

Renato rennabh at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 12:59:54 UTC 2010

On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 12:56:39 +0100
Harry Van Haaren <harryhaaren at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Renato <rennabh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was using ttymidi which makes the arduino act as a usb-midi
> > device - it has an alsa midi interface and I think also a JACK midi
> > one. But actually doing the serial->MIDI conversion on the laptop
> > might be neater... I'll have to look into that, haven't done any
> > serial communication before
> >
> I'm not sure if your intrested, but since you want to go the serial
> route, if you are using Python, I'll reccommend PySerial (guess what
> it does?) as a really good library. IIRC there's another lib or way
> to do serial too, I
> wouldnt advise it.
> If you want I can dig up some of my Arduino -> Serial -> Python
> sketches/scripts
> and post them somewhere.

thanks, you're very kind :) Actually I would like to do it from within
SuperCollider, since I know it better than Python and I'm allready
controlling my usb joystick with it. 

thanks for the insight

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