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DJTechTools’ upcoming solder-free MIDI controller kit provides users with 16 arcade button triggers + LEDs and will apparently be released as an open source product at launch –

• Release Date: November 30th
• Price: Aprox $125 for the Kit + Arcade Buttons ($2.50 each) optional wood case- $40
• Plug and Play-compatible device, compliant MIDI controller
• USB powered
• Must be assembled (no expertise required)
• 16 programmable buttons
• 16 programmable LEDs
• Expandable to 20 programmable buttons and 4 analog controls
• Limited-edition 200-piece run in this configuration (black PCB with blue LEDs)

Should the $165 asking price seem a bit much, do consider the full DIY options. [via Synthtopia]

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