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Hallo all!
I need to syncronize arduino events with MIDI messages, and would like to make it without the need of an external MIDI hardware...so using USB.
..using linux (ubuntu10.04)
Actually i have ssen two ways in linux to do this.
-ttymidi
-MidiSerialConverter from Spikenzielab.

unfortunately i've problems with both...
i don't mind which to use, i just need a way to send midi notes from a software like rosegarden or similar, and to make arduino do something when receiving notes.
Did someone succeed in doing this?

the problem i'm having are these:
-ttymidi
works ok in receiveing midi messages from outside, but doesn't create an output midi port, so i don't know how to send midi out.

-MidiSerialConverter is signed as not tested on the site, and it receive serial from arduino, but doesn't create any midi port to plug programs to.

any suggestion?
thanks, Davide.
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WOW!
it looks like i'm the first trying to take midi from a linux machine to use with Arduino...

not so nice, as i'm not finding another solution..

really, anyone tried that?
thanks again.
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Look at here  http://mtiid.calarts.edu/research/hiduino, no more need of any software or drivers smiley-wink
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Thank you for the link.
I already read this link, but jumped away, because, apart from the good concept of the HID device, i found it difficoult to follow instructions about that project.
the problem is that i didn't understand so much and, in hurry, i have found simpler to build a simple MIDI Shield..
But if you can tell me, that is simler of what it appears to me, please explain to me.
thank you, Davide.
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Have u got an ISP programmer?
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i'm currently using an arduino 2009 as an ISP programmer. with the spare chips in a bboard done by me, just to plug the DIY cable.
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