KMI BopPad Kickstarter Campaign
Keith McMillen Instruments has a new Kickstarter campaign running now for BopPad, a smart sensor electronic drum pad!
Find out more about BopPad and check out our campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kmi/boppad-smart-fabric-drum-pad-from-keith-mcmillen/
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Wireless QuNeo? Go Rogue!
Hi QuNeo supporters. A few weeks ago we announced the Rogue - a new innovation for QuNeo that will allow you to play wirelessly. We've been working hard on it... Read more
Jordan Rudess Plays QuNexus
"I really enjoyed spending time with the QuNexus and am excited about it's development and being unleashed on the world!! I think it's great that you guys are making products... Read more
New KMI Kickstarter project, QuNexus!!
Hello loyal backers, we are very excited to announce that our newest Kickstarter project has just gone live! We are very excited about our new product QuNexus and we invite... Read more
The Shipping Crew
Delighted to share a picture of our highly over educated shipping department. In spite of advanced degrees and strange musical tastes, when you get right down to it,... Read more
More units shipping Monday
We sent Dan back to China two weeks ago and with the help of the entire team, we have been receiving shipments of beautiful units.
Over 500 QuNeos... Read more
QuNeo Quality Assurance and Drum Emulation Mode
We have been receiving regular twice weekly shipments of QuNeos. Some of you have received yours and this is great.
I have several hundred right now that work... Read more
I Have a Tracking Number !
The first of final production units are winging their way to Berkeley. We expect regular shipments throughout the next two weeks. We will be testing each unit and... Read more
Production Update and Ableton Live Remote Integration
Happy to report the troublesome component has been successfully substituted and we have built runs of 5 and then 30 QuNeos and everything is working as expected. We... Read more
May 1 QuNeo Update
We received the 1st production unit today and it is as good if not better than I had originally imagined 10 months ago.
You know how sometimes you... Read more
Good. Bad. Good.
We're happy to report delivery of QuNeos to three of our endorsing artists last week:
Thavius Beck, "I am having a lot of fun with this thing... I... Read more
Video: The March to Production
Hello friends and backers!
We wanted to show you the work we've been doing over the last few months to get QuNeo made on schedule. This video demonstrates the LED... Read more
QuNeo manufacturing is in progress!
NAMM 2012 QuNeo Debut
Dear QuNeo Backers,
The KMI Team has just returned from NAMM where we had an amazing response to the public debut of QuNeo! Our booth was packed for four days... Read more
Thank you from Keith McMillen Instruments!
Dear QuNeo Backers,
I and the entire KMI team truly appreciate your enthusiasm and support for our QuNeo Kickstarter Campaign which ended on Monday.
Our campaign is now the 24th... Read more
QuNeo Grid Mode Step Sequencer
In this video, QuNeo is used to sequence a drum track in real time. Operating in Grid Mode, each corner of a pad represents a different section in an 8... Read more
QuNeo and Pressure Pad Controlled FX
In this video, Pressure, X, and Y CCs have been mapped to different parameters on 16 audio effects allowing for dynamic and performative audio mangling. Each Pad turns effects on... Read more
QuNeo and Isadora VJ software
QuNeo is a powerful controller for any expressive art. Putting multiple parameters into each pad allows fun effective mapping of gestures onto video generation and processing. QuNeo is controlling Isadora... Read more
QuNeo and Ableton Live play nice
Lucky #13 has QuNeo working track and effects levels with muting, transport control, scratching and crossfades. All sliders, rotaries and switches are pressure sensitive allowing QuNeo to understand double taps,... Read more
First performance with QuNeo controlling sounds in Abelton Live. Pressure is mapped to repeat rate and X and Y control Filter and a Bit Crusher. Lotsa fun - we were... Read more
All Together Now! Fully assembled QuNeo LED demo
We will hook it up to Live next week and make some music and... Read more
It's Alive!!! Watch the video of QuNeo LEDs in motion:
We received 10 final printed circuit board assemblies yesterday. All 10 are now working. We can program and run firmware, USB and MIDI input and output, LED control and dimming,... Read more
QuNeo 1K- Free Gift at 1,000
Dear Friends and Backers,
Thank you for the fantastic support. We are halfway through our campaign and have already received pledges for over 300 QuNeos. Incredible...
Because of this success... Read more
QuNeo Open Operation #1: Sensor Cooking Description
Hello Fellow Controllerists,
I want to start explaining our plans for the open aspects of QuNeo. Let's get some terms out there so we can start to build a vocabulary... Read more
Reality Report alpha (12.8.11)
Circuit boards are in San Francisco now for assembly. We light them up next week!
Mapping QuNeo to your software
QuNeo will easily map to popular DAWs and performance software tools like Ableton Live and Apple’s Logic. Using QuNeo’s Controller Mapping Assistant Mode, a user can quickly map each available... Read more
MIDI Expanders – Connecting to your MIDI hardware
While many of you will use QuNeo to control creative software tools like Ableton Live, Traktor, Reaktor, Logic, Reason, and Max/MSP, we anticipate some will want to control MIDI hardware... Read more
"ROCK ON YOU STARS... Coldcut are in!"
"Touch control with pressure sensitivity = puts iPad AND conventional controllers to sleep. Just what I've been waiting for in a next gen controller for music/DJing/VJing. Plus it looks gorgeous.... Read more
Drum Pad and Grid Emulation
QuNeo Modes of
QuNeo will operate in different modes depending on what you want it to do. We will describe all of these modes over the next few weeks.... Read more
Dear QuNeo Backers,
We are extremely pleased to announce, thanks to you, we are well on our way with QuNeo development. We've just added an update to our Kickstarter page,... Read more