I don't have an SMS one as yet, I do have little scales genmdm for megadrive (the catskull one) , Genajam was another hardware device that made genmdm simple to use without max or a pc etc. It's been a couple years but on the megadrive I think the next note wouldnt play unless the first one was released or it might have been like you described, either way it was not really able to played like you would expect from a synth. I was able to change the code in Genajam (as genmdm is not open source) so you can hold down one note and press another note, it will switch to the new note then if you let go of the new note, it knows the other note still being held as it's not recieved a note off midi packet. so it starts playing that one. I tried not to use much RAM so it only handles like 6 notes at a time I think and isn't perfect (I should have made it keep track of 128 notes of whats on and whats off)  but then you get into note prioritys , high note, low note, last note etc. 

It did make it enjoyable to play on a keyboard. I am NOT very good at C++, I am more this is bugging me so much I will figure out how to fix it as best I can. I had a quick look at the midi note on note off in the SMS one and it's a bit more intimidating code.

Anyway I will try and get one of the SMS setups going this year and I don't want to speak for little scale at all but appreciate its now on github and the codes updated to complile on modern arduino IDE.

are you using it with an FM equipped sms?

Just updating this thread, the files are now available on little scales github https://github.com/little-scale/smsm
Including an updated midi in ino that compiles on current versions of arduino.

To ZAIUSZ, I was able to add some legato support to Genajam so would certainly be possible to get it working on the sms interface. When I get one of these setup I will look into it or maybe little scale will be able to


(8 replies, posted in LittleGPTracker)

Sorry it took me ages to test, my new psp battery lasts about 5 mins, need to find one that does not suck.  on psp-10002 it now boots but  with LOAD up&down on dpad does not affect the filebrowser so cannot select a the ALPHA file, if I select NEW I get the prompt to enter file name, but none of the buttons seem to click OK. EXIT does work.

That's as far as I could get


(6 replies, posted in Nintendo Consoles)

Been like a year, anyone from Aus get theirs?


(2 replies, posted in Nintendo Handhelds)

Some pretty nice sounds can come out of this. Playing with the dpad though sad , it's dying for a sequencer. Currently sample food.


(22 replies, posted in Nintendo Handhelds)

Video of the Droneboy drenched in fx. It is very cool. A few feature requests from me, would be a way a way to move more than one frequency at once, (a probably far fetched request would that it could play the sequence of chords and glide the oscillators between them) or some sort of LFO would be very welcome, but its a very cool app and a tonne of fun as it is, thanks for making it Pure Funktion


(22 replies, posted in Nintendo Handhelds)

Thanks for the update purefunktion, waiting for a flashcart to arrive and I look forward to hooking droneboy up to a strymon reverb and making a video with it


(7 replies, posted in Commodore Computers)

Got the Mssiah cart today and seems in tune to me, PAL C64, with mssiah set to PAL (default)


(76 replies, posted in General Discussion)

SiD 4 Ever

It is a shame Cynthcart can't cycle through all midi channels, I have the same dilemma and don't really want to set up my akai force to solve it. A small midi routing box like Jekyll suggested is the way to go and will solve the same problem on any other devices you add that cant set midi channel either.


(7 replies, posted in Commodore Computers)

For future people, I have checked tuning on Cynthcart 2.0 and Sidwizard 1.8 on a pal C64 and they seem correct and can play along with other gear. I will post again when I can test MSSIAH