Re: analog to MIDI/serial converter

Mark Coniglio (
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 17:16:42 -0500

>I'm looking for ideas of *cheap and simple* analog to MIDI/serial
>converters. I basically want to get the signal from a small pressure
>sensor to a computer.

Claudio & List,

If you want a cheap way to convert voltage into MIDI, a good company to try
is PAIA. They have a web site at

Take a look at their Drum Brain. It is basically an 8 channel
Voltage-To-MIDI converter. The kit is $85, and there are schematics for
interfacing a force sensing resistor, piezo pads, and an electret

For the money, it seems like a reasonable buy, though I have not yet
purchased one myself. Perhaps someone else here has had a go?


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