Hey, is there a good reason I cant use a ps2 style gamepad as a midi controller? Rig each of the shoulder buttons to a register, use the dpad and face buttons for notes, and the thumb stick for pitch bending and the like.

This seems like it should be possible. I have no idea how or why, but I want it.

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@ajroach42 Hm.
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Reading from the gamepad should be fairly easy because it's a USB HID, isn't it?

py-midi comes to mind. Or maybe iomidi.

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