6-pack – Arduino-based controller for live audio/video performances

Music Technology

Here’s an arduino-based controller for live audio/video performances. Cheap to build and amazingly small…

“6-pack is an open-ended, highly customisable, and ultra-portable physical controller based on the Arduino board. 6-pack is an Arduino shield consisting of 6 linear potentiometer sliders that can be assigned to different variables in the user’s preferred software. It can be used to control a wide array of audio/video applications, from software synthesizers to HDJ systems. All, with a minimal footprint (3,5″ x 2,5″) and on the cheap (just a fraction of the cost of an equivalent MIDI interface). The project is open source. Schematics and source code included.” Thanks Will! – Link.


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2 thoughts on “6-pack – Arduino-based controller for live audio/video performances

  1. peterkirn says:

    Looks terrific! Though if you’re working with software that likes MIDI in, you might want to add MIDI connections; there’s not currently a way to send MIDI data over USB with Arduino, because the Arduino maps as a serial port on the software side. Further discussion here:
    Arduino MIDI over USB, etc.

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