Harold Osica of Belgium mounted an MD24 MIDI decoder on a custom Eurorack panel for easy MIDI triggering of his modular system. More of Harold’s custom hardware, music and performances can be found at Osica-Music.com, Soundcloud and Facebook.
Highly Liquid Forum user Jim U recently completed a MIDI conversion of a Galanti Praeludium II organ console for use with Hauptwerk virtual organ software. Three MIDI CPU units generate MIDI output from manuals, stops and pedals. Four MD24 units drive various LED indicators on the console. Additional project discussion can be found at The Organ Forum.
Our favorite 3 ton, 65 horsepower, 4 cylinder, 620 gallon, 100 PSI sound module returns for a collection of Christmas carols. “The world’s loudest mobile musical instrument” uses MSA-T and MD24 MIDI decoders for valve solenoid control. More information can be found at the Horn & Whistle Discussion Forums, HL forum, and previous blog entries.
Bob Harris of Charlottesville, Virginia used two MD24 MIDI decoders and an array of 24-volt solenoids to automate the operation of the pedals on his Flentrop tracker pipe organ. Cakewalk Music Creator sequences the pedals while the human operator concentrates on the manuals, aided by an MD24-controlled LED metronome.
Requests for information about retrofitting the Boss DR-110 drum machine are increasingly common. Several Highly Liquid customers have successfully completed a MIDI retrofit using an MSA-P or MD24 MIDI decoder. Here are two forum threads with links to several projects:
Special thanks to all of the users who take the time to document their projects–the information is invaluable to the DIY community.
As always, please join the forums for technical support and project consultation.