The price is known

Some great news from the Midique headquarters in Berlin: The price is known! I’ve spent the last year improving the KNTRL9 to become the new KNTRL9 MK2. I took a side job so that I could finance everything myself without the need for a crowdfunding campaign or a loan. The new model has more knobs …

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Good news

Good news everyone: I have ordered new samples for the panels! This company is specialized in making high quality front panels and has an impressive track record. The coming days their engineer will work with me to get all the details for them to get started. If all goes well, I will have the panels …

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A minor setback

One of my biggest fears has become reality: The panels I had produced are not of the quality I expected. These were produced by a factory in China, and I waited months for them to arrive. What’s the story After the crowdfunding, I sent out a survey to inform myself on what the reason might …

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Working full time

Now that the controller is finally coming together, I have made the switch to working full time for Midique. After the crowdfunding campaign, I had to take on a side job as a software developer to cover my costs of living and to be able to continue developing the controller. Working full time works better …

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Back to work!

The last two weeks I spent some time to take a step back and investigate what needs to be changed on the MIDI controller. I got a lot of responses on the survey and that gave me a clear image on what to change to make the KNTRL9 a success. I will share my findings …

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