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Very cool – Franky wrote up a MIDI code library for use with Arduino. It handles the basic serial setup, interprets and filters incoming messages – also sets a pin to control the optocoupler chip (no worrying about incoming data messing with sketch uploads). Plus it handles MIDI out/thru transmissions as well – super helpful. – MIDI Library

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Collin Cunningham

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!

  • Franky

    Thanks for posting my library so fast, i’m impressed!

    If anyone has some comments about the code, how to improve it, even some bugs to notify, just feedback…

  • Collin Cunningham

    I am taking it for a spin – haven’t run into any problems as of yet. Funny – I had just finished writing up a midi-input sketch when I discovered your library. oh well, the library is much tidier than my code. good stuff.