ARPIE is a compact, highly-functional, MIDI arpeggiator that comes as a DIY kit.
ARPIE has been available on Tindie since 2013 and, over time I've added many new features to the firmware. ARPIE now ships with firmware version 5 which adds exciting features especially aimed to help make it easier to use ARPIE creatively in a standalone mode.
As you are looking at this, it is likely you already know what an arpeggiator is, but if not here is a quick description... An arpeggiator is a device which takes chords (maybe played on a keyboard) and converts them into rapid sequences of notes, which can then be played through MIDI-compatible synthesizer hardware or software. Arpeggiation is a very common technique in electronica and chiptune music and is an excellent creative technique. You should note that ARPIE does not make any sound by itself, but rather outputs MIDI note information which can play a synth, sampler, software synth or other compatible sound module.
ARPIE's Hardware and firmware are open source, and firmware is based on Arduino, making it easily hackable. The feature list includes
View the user guide here
View the quick reference sheet here
Soldering is required to complete this kit. Surface-mounts will be pre-soldered so you will only need to fit the through-hole components.
NOTE : I do not sell ready-assembled ARPIE's myself, but midierror does so in his Tindie Store with my full agreement.
If you have any questions please use Tindie's "ask a question" feature or email me directly goarpie AT gmail.com
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