Monday, 1 April 2013

Making MIDI hi-hat controller from unused bass drum pedal

A tidy little project from HWMayer that converted a standard Bass drum pedal into a controller for the Alesis interface.
Most of the mechanical bits came from pedal itself, while the electronics is nothing more than a variable resistor, some wire and a connector.
For regular live use you could enclose the whole thing in a die-cast box, held in place by the aluminum plate used here, and use a standard 1/4" Jack.
Go to the original article for full details.

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