With the launch of our new website we are pleased to preset a project created by Stian Ruud of Norway. In this highly captivating and superbly produced video short Stian walks us thru the process of developing the prototype IO flute using a variety of machine tools, woodworking as well as the integration of a Hale UMC32.

IO FLUTE (Make, tec, jam) from stiankorntvedruud on Vimeo.

IO FLUTE: MIDI-flute that can be programmed to whatever the user desires.

FLUTE and FILM MAKER: Stian Korntved Ruud
MUSIC and ON FLUTE: John Ch. Ferner Apalnes
ON DRUMS: Kristofer Staxrud

Thanks to HALE MICROSYSTEM for sponsoring me with electronics.

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DIY Arcade Midi Controller

Grier Dill’s arcade controller from 2009..

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60 Works Build Video

Read more about Dave Cross’ build video in his blog located at

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User images

I was doing a Google image search for “UMC32” the other day and I was surprised to see so many users that have documented their builds. Perhaps you’ll see something inspiring.

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New website and store now online!

After some investigation we’ve decided to give the site a facelift and upgrade to a proper shopping cart and checkout system. As requested we are also planning on adding a few more gateway options like PayPal.

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