Upgrades all over! The hall effect switches were redesigned, the Teensy LC was upgraded to a Sparkfun ESP32 Thing and everything now has its place on a beautiful PCB. The sensors and magnets are attached to the body of the saxophone with sugru adhesive. A total of 32 digital sensors can be interpreted now. The…

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  • JAZZ HANDS #3:

    Migrating to hall effect sensors.When scanning the keys of the saxophone, live sound is not needed for MIDI. This is a step in the right direction for making a true sax-controller.Parts used: hall effect sensors, magnets and a Teensy LC.


    Bringing the first audio to MIDI prototype to my artistic promotor Kurt Van Herck


    Saxophone to MIDI: phase 1 -> audio to MIDI This first prototype uses: Viga Music Tools piezo as a pickup, SecondSound DACO160EVK for audio to MIDI and an Axoloti and MIDI controller to generate the sound.In this first experiment I try to open up some new possibilities with chords. The Axoloti has 4 buttons attached…