Liz (Blitz City DIY) Female DIY-er just published her latest project, an 8×8 Arduino MIDI Fighter on Hackster IO. Liz used 16x 24mm arcade buttons and a Sparkfun pro micro board to make a USB midi controller. She did a fantastic job documenting her project and even put together a video showing her process and explains how it all works. I myself have always wanted an arcade midi fighter and haven’t quite made something that does _real_ MIDI (yet).
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