THE MIDI ASSOCIATION (TMA)
The community of people who work, play and create with MIDI The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. The www.MIDI.org website is the central repository of information about anything related to MIDI technology, from classic legacy gear to...

THE MIDI ASSOCIATION (TMA)
The community of people who work, play and create with MIDI The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. The www.MIDI.org website is the central repository of information about anything related to MIDI technology, from classic legacy gear to next- gen protocols on the horizon.

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[Updated] How to Make Your Own 3.5mm mini stereo TRS-to-MIDI 5 pin DIN cables

[Updated] How to Make Your Own 3.5mm mini stereo TRS-to-MIDI 5 pin DIN cables
Editors note: This article was written before the MMA published an official standard for using TRS adapters with MIDI devices, and simply describes the TRS connectors that exist in the market. Future products should use the MMA Specification if they want to be interoperable. In the past few years, MIDI hardware products have become s...
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About MIDI-Part 2:MIDI Cables & Connectors

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Part 2: MIDI Cables & ConnectorsMany different "transports" can be used for MIDI messages. The speed of the transport determines how much MIDI data can be carried, and how quickly it will be received.5-Pin MIDI DINUsing a 5-pin "DIN" connector, the MIDI DIN transport was developed back in 1983, so it is slow compared to common high-speed d...
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Why MIDI Matters

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MIDI is like air, it's all around you, most of the time you can take it for granted, but if you are a digital musician you probably couldn't live with out it. MIDI is inside musical instruments, computers, tablets, smart phones, stage lighting, audio mixers, and many other products from well-known international companies including Apple, Gibso...
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A curated list of MIDI DIY projects on Instructables

A curated list of MIDI DIY projects on Instructables
​ Instructables is a site which hosts DIY projects and is a platform for people to share what they make through words, photos, video and files. We have gone through the many MIDI DIY projects  and picked our some of our favorite projects.  To see all the MIDI projects that are available on the site, just...
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Specification for TRS Adapters Adopted and Released

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The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) has released a Specification for use of TRS Connectors with MIDI Devices. It is available for free download by MIDI Association members.The document defines how to wire "TRS" (tip-ring-sleeve) connectors for use with MIDI devices, and describes the necessary device circuitry and cable specifications to suppo...
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