Tindie Weblog | PicoStepSeq PCB: Make an RP2040 primarily based Step Sequencer


We’ve been watching this tiny Raspberry Pi Pico-based step sequencer venture from Tod Kurt develop on-line and fairly frankly it’s superior! When you hanker after constructing your personal Tod is now providing a quick run of the PCBs on the market that can assist you in your approach.

When absolutely assembled this tiny 8-step sequencer pumps out each USB MIDI and Serial MIDI over a 3.5mm TRS Jack. As such it’s good for composing patterns utilizing your favorite synthesizer {hardware} or hooking as much as your laptop computer for digital sound sources. It seems to be good with its 80’s period step switches with built-in LEDs which, if we shut our eyes, we are able to think about clicking gloriously!

Though that is simply the PCB, Tod has thoughtfully collated all of the components right into a BOM and even provides a hyperlink to a Digikey cart with a lot of the components. All of the code and {hardware} are open supply and the 3D printed enclosure designs are posted on Printables.

If this venture catches your eye however you don’t have a synth to attach it to, you may do a lot worse than take a look at Tod’s different tasks. The MacroPadSynthPlug turns an Adafruit MacroPad RP2040 package into an superior and versatile synthesizer, for instance, and he has many different equally cool merchandise!


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