Joe Bowbeer
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BLE MIDI Footswitch (Bean)

Step on a foot switch to control music apps or turn pages - using BLE MIDI CC toggle messages.

BeginnerFull instructions provided45 minutes648
BLE MIDI Footswitch (Bean)

Things used in this project

Hardware components

LightBlue Bean+
Punch Through LightBlue Bean+
Either the Bean or the Bean+ will work
×1
SparkFun TRS Jack Breakout - 1/4" Stereo
×1
SparkFun Audio Jack - 1/4" Stereo (right angle)
×1
Adafruit Right Angle Headers
×1
Adafruit Foot Switch
Also tested: MPM PS-25, Boss FS-5U
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

Story

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Schematics

BeanFS.fzz

TRS Audio Jack connected to LightBlue Bean

Code

BeanFS.ino

Enables the BLE MIDI service and sends MIDI CC messages when the foot switch is pressed and released.

Credits

Joe Bowbeer

Joe Bowbeer

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