Guitar to MIDI converter
Here's something fun that I found at diystompboxes.com (original thread here).
It's a little circuit that converts your guitarsignal into MIDI language, so you can use your guitar with your favourite synths. :) It's monophonic, so it's not good for chords but works ok for single notes, leads, basses ect.
It requires a specific PIC chip and PIC programmer hardware (such as pickit2), software, and code (downloads at the bottom of the post) to be written onto the chip, so it's a bit harder to do then your regular stompbox. More info below.
This is what you will need:
All the info is taken from the diystompboxes forum. I just put together the important stuff here, so all credits to the original contributers at diystompboxes. :)
Here's an active DI box I built for my studio from a schematic by Elliot Sound products.
All the layouts are Verified unless noted.