USB MIDI Support Part 1: The Basics

USB MIDI Support Part 1: The Basics

In preparation for the b2 prototyping (which will feature two front-facing USB OTG connectors), I’m furiously adding support for a few new USB devices. In this case, we’ll specifically talk about USB MIDI controllers. While the USB MIDI standard is fairly cut and dry and there are a few USB MIDI hosts out there for […]

nw2s::io Unbalanced Assembly Instructions

nw2s::io Unbalanced Assembly Instructions

If you would like an offline version of these instructions, you can download it here: If you have an 1.0 version of the kit, you can still download the old instructions as well: Overview This is a relatively simple build and while it should not be a first attempt at DIY, it can be tackled […]

Sample playback on the nw2s::b

Sample playback on the nw2s::b

Been working on the 1.0 release of the firmware that will allow normal humans to be able to program this beast of a synth. Getting stable sample playback streaming off the SD card was holding me back, but I think I’ve cracked it! You can now playback samples of any length from the SD card […]

nw2s::b Main Board Assembly Guide – Step 2

Overview The following steps should guide you through the main board assembly process. This is the harder of the two boards to assemble. It makes sense to start with the panel board first to get into the swing of things. If you’ve done that, congrats! Be ready to calm your nerves and steady your hands. […]

Extensibility

Extensibility

The nw2s::b is extensible through a few means. This post will outline them and how you can use them. Note that each of the listed pin headers is providing raw access to the Arduino pins. Arduino pins are notoriously non-robust as even they are simply giving you raw access to the microprocessor. If you build […]

nw2s::b Panel Board Assembly Guide – Step 1

Overview The following steps should guide you through the panel board assembly process. This is the easier of the two boards, so may be the best place to start. This kit is not intended for beginners. While the circuits are not individually complicated, the volume of work is significant and requires concentration and attention to […]