building my first synth

J.D. McEachin jdm at
Mon Feb 5 08:42:50 CET 1996

On Sun, 4 Feb 1996, Jonathan Mayer wrote:

> I seem to recall seeing a 8051-compatible uProc with a PLL UART built 
> into it that would be ideal for a MIDI interface.  Slap a DAC onto one of 
> the i/o ports, and you've got a cv-box, right?

Most if not all variants of the 8051 (8031, 8052, etc.) have a built in 
UART that is ideal for MIDI.  You can lift the circuitry off the Jupiter6 
or the JX3P schematics...


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