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Circuit Riff / 2023
Donghwan Song


Circuit Riff is an easily accessible PCB MIDI controller that adapts the layout of a guitar, combining the advantages of a printed circuit board with the latest trends in MIDI controllers. This project maximizes its potential by capitalizing on the inherent advantages of Printed Circuit Boards as the foundation of my MIDI guitar. PCB guarantees precise and reliable electrical connections, minimizing signal interference. And the compactness of PCBs allows for a sleek and lightweight design, complemented by integrated components that enhance the instrument's slim appearance. Additionally, it enables efficient and cost-effective manufacturing processes, ensuring this Midi guitar can be accessible to various users.

Working Video

Technical Support from Moses Chongwook Nah (PhD, MSc from MIT Lab)
Photographed by Fumi Omori

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