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MIDI 4-Way Distribution

 

MIDI 4-Way Distribution Unit

 

Sometimes a MIDI OUT signal needs to be fed to a number of devices at the same time. This unit allows a MIDI signal to be fed to 4 devices. More devices can be used by combining distribution units.

 

The MIDI 4-way unit design utilizes:

 
  •  a MIDI 5-pin DIN input socket
  •  4 off MIDI 5-pin DIN output sockets
  •  Active electronic Schmitt trigger inverters, which clean-up the MIDI  signal
  • An opto-coupled MIDI input.

 

The Schematic circuit diagram for the 4-way MIDI distribution unit.

 

The MIDI 4-way unit also requires:

  • A 5 Volt  DC power source.