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The Midiator kit converts a Playstation 2 controller for MIDI use

  • Supports official PS2 controllers, cheap knockoffs and wireless controllers

  • Analog joysticks control pitch bend and several controllers (or whatever you want them to do)
  • Buttons either trigger notes or toggle controller signals
  • LCD and menu system for mode switching (controller vs. note triggering) and remapping the buttons. See the instructions below for more info, but you basically press
  • start, the button you want to remap, and then up/down arrows to remap.

  • Partially works with Guitar Hero controller… still working on this
  • 3 LEDs for feedback: power, sign of life, and/or whatever else you want.
  • Requires DC power supply 7-15 VDC, positive centered barrel plug.

Oddly enough it looks is offering cash to those willing to expand the feature set via modification of the PIC code – Midiator PS2 to MIDI converter

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

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