Highly useful add-on to the Synth Kit. Now you can control your Synth Kit from external MIDI devices or control other MIDI devices from your Synth Kit.The w5 MIDI module functions by acting as a MIDI-... Click To Read More About This Product
Highly useful add-on to the Synth Kit. Now you can control your Synth Kit from external MIDI devices or control other MIDI devices from your Synth Kit.
The w5 MIDI module functions by acting as a MIDI-to-voltage converter (œMIDI in mode) and a voltage-to-MIDI converter (œMIDI out mode). The w5 MIDI module will show up in your DAW as a MIDI device. The note range of the w5 MIDI module is from C2 to C6. MIDI note C2 generates an output CV of 0.2V. Thereafter, the output CV increases by 1V/oct up to C6.
Similar to the i30 keyboard and i36 micro sequencer modules, the w5 MIDI module has two outputs: A main bitSnap output that sends control voltages to other modules (for instance, an i31 oscillator) depending on which key is pressed and a œtrigger out output that sends a 5V, HIGH signal out to modules (for instance, an i33 envelope) when any MIDI note message is sent.
Like with the i30 keyboard module, the i31 oscillators will need to be tuned to play the correct pitches. See the œTuning project in the Synth Kit booklet for more information. To help with tuning, standard digital instrument tuners can be used and there are many tuner Apps available for smartphones.
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Comments about Korg Midi Bit For Synth Kit:
This MIDI interface for LittleBits definitely added a new dimension for my kids to explore. They have a MIDI controller and a synth that they have connected to the module, and with this setup, it seems to keep their attention longer than trying to use the little keyboard on the Korg module.