MIDI, or Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a standard that describes a protocol, digital interface, and electrical connectors that connect a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers, and other related audio devices.
It is used for playing, editing, and recording music. It is also used for controlling synthesizers and other electronic musical instruments.
The MIDI protocol is very simple. It is a protocol that allows you to send messages between devices. The messages are sent over a serial connection, and they are sent using a specific format.
MIDI Controlled Drums
Follow along as we control some solenoids using MIDI from Ableton Live. It's a fun way to learn the MIDI protocol, now to control solenoids, and inspires other project ideas.