MIDI controllers can use all sorts of wacky interfaces. Here, Lucas Zanella has created a piano using nothing but coke cans.
DAW and MIDI controllers can be expensive. Here’s an idea of how to control your DAW from a simple push button and an Arduino.
This DIY MIDI volume controller salvages an old organ volume pedal, hooks it into an Arduino, and output standard MIDI data to a synth.
Ever find yourself tapping along to the beat with your feet? Why not put them to good use and trigger sounds as you tap!
This DIY MIDI Fighter controller is a brilliant example of a project that is a relatively simple build, yet is a polished final product.
This Arduino based MIDI guitar synth controller uses 3 ribbon controllers as ‘strings’, 3 pads to ‘strum’ the strings, and an XY controller.
The RN-9090 is an extremely well-built MIDI step sequencer that outputs pure MIDI to control external synths.
The Arduinome is an open-source clone of the Monome with easy to obtain parts. The result is similar to the Monome, but with RGB LEDs.