Midines is a hardware / cartridge interface (game) that enables
MIDI control of the 8bit NES sound chip. Midines allows the
8bit NES to join the ranks along side other retro gear in the
professional MIDI recording studio. NesFX is a retro graphic
visualization that is seeded by the incoming MIDI sound data,
and is included with Midines.
Version 1.1.0 features 256 samples (accessible in two keyboard
banks) featuring TR707,TR808,TR909,LINN,Amen+other breaks,
stabs, and essential chip battlz.
For details on modifications and improvements from earlier versions please consult the changelog.
Midines is crafted via modifying 8bit Nintendo game cartridges,
cleaning / stripping the original cases, removing the original
game CIC chip and installing the Midines 1.1 circuitboard.
Midines is a independently authored, non-Nintendo licensed
hardware interface that enables MIDI access to the 8bit NES
allowing integration of the NES into your MIDI recording
Midines provides full access to the 2x Pulse, Tri, Noise
and DMC (sample) channels. Including access to sweep, duty,
volume and length sound registers.
The sound routine is not dependent on the vertical screen refresh
rate (vblank) allowing high speed MIDI CC modulation of all
To learn about the effects avaliable, and detailed MIDI information please visit the manual.
Due to the growing popularity of Midines, the shipping times
on Midines 1.1.0 orders have been changed to 1 to 3 months to
allow for surges where new parts are required, and, or to allow
for international orders being held in customs for any length
of time. Thank you for your support.
All USA domestic shipments to a businesses or residence ship
All USA domestic shipments to a PO box ship via USPS.
All international shipments are shipped via USPS International
Shipping time = 1 to 3 months.
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPORT
DUTIES/TAXES, VAT, TARIFFS WHERE APPLICABLE.