6.1.4) What MIDI interfaces are there for the Atari?

From Wikipedia (10.28.2012):
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is an electronic musical
instrument industry specification that enables a wide variety of digital
musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and
communicate with one another.  It is a set of standard commands that allows
electronic musical instruments, performance controllers, computers and related
devices to communicate, as well as a hardware standard that guarantees
compatibility between them.

MIDI OUT, MIDI IN, and MIDI THRU interface connectors listed below are:
  DIN-5 180 Socket - female

Several MIDI interfaces have been designed for the 8-bit Atari computers:

MIDIMATE AND COMPATIBLE
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MIDIMate, by Hybrid Arts (Bob Moore)
- Has MIDI OUT, MIDI IN, SYNC OUT (phono jack), SYNC IN (phono jack) ports
- Connects to the Atari via SIO (must be at end of SIO chain)
   - Uses SIO Motor Control; only one such device can be attached to the
     system at a time.
- Introduced Jan. 1984 at NAMM (National Association of Music Manufacturers)
  with MIDITrack sequencer program
- Also shipped with: MIDITrack II (1984), MIDITrack III (1985; 128KiB XL/XE)
- Sold separately or distributed by Hybrid Arts for the MIDIMate:
   - MIDITrack III (1985; 128KiB XL/XE)
   - DX-Editor (for the Yamaha DX7 and TX series)
   - GenPatch (generic patch library system)
   - MIDICom (MIDI Telecommunications) (1986)
   - MIDIPatch for the Yamaha DX-7 & TX tone rack (1985)
   - MIDIPatch for the Casio CZ-101 & CZ-1000 (1985)
   - Oasis (visual editing system for the Ensoniq Mirage & 128KiB XL/XE; 1986)
   - MIDI Music System (MMS) (1986)
      - by Synthetic Software (Lee Actor/Gary Levenberg)
      - Based on Advanced MusicSystem II
      - Includes an AMS to MMS conversion program
   - K3 Wave Table Editor (64KiB XL/XE) (Charles Faris for Kawai America)
- Other software:
   - MIDI Maze, by Michael Park for Xanth F/X (prototype for Atari, 1989)

MIDIMax, by Wizztronics (Steve Cohen) (1988)
- Provides MIDI OUT and MIDI IN ports
- Connects to the Atari via SIO; provides SIO port for daisy chain
- Compatible with the earlier MIDIMate by Hybrid Arts 
   - Shipped with MIDI Music System (MMS) by Synthetic Software

MIDIMate-Interface V2, by ABBUC HardWareDoc (2011)
- Provides MIDI OUT, MIDI IN, and MIDI THRU ports
- Connects to the Atari via SIO
- Two versions:
   1) Must be at end of SIO chain
   2) Provides SIO port for daisy chain
- Compatible with the earlier MIDIMate by Hybrid Arts 
- See: http://www.abbuc.de/~hardwaredoc/projekte/hardware/midi/midimate.html

MIDI MASTER AND COMPATIBLE
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MIDI Master, by 2 Bit Systems (1986)
- Later units produced by Gralin International
- Cable connects to the Atari via SIO and provides two 5-pin DIN sockets
  (female) at the other end, for MIDI OUT and MIDI IN
  (cable must be at end of SIO chain)
- Shipped with several programs on disk
   - 8 track real time sequencer with tempo correction
   - Casio CZ series voice editor (edit and store voices on disk/tape)
   - Yamaha DX 100/21 series voice editor
   - Music player program (Music Computer or Advanced MusicSystem II)
   - DX7 voice editor
   - CZ menu and keyboard split utility
- Extensive review: http://www.page6.org/pd_lib/page6/pd_midimaster.htm

MIDIMaster II, by Gralin International (1992)
- Provides MIDI OUT and MIDI IN ports
- Connects to the Atari via SIO (must be at end of SIO chain)
- Compatible with the earlier MIDI Master by 2 Bit Systems 
- Shipped with several programs on disk - updated versions of those shipped
  with the earlier MIDI Master by 2 Bit Systems

OTHER MIDI INTERFACES
=====================
Atari MIDI Interface, by Karlheinz Metscher (appeared in the German
  magazine Computer Kontakt June/July 1986, pages 69-75, complete with
  documentation, schematics and its first program "MIDI Receiver";
  in Computer Kontakt October/November 1986 appeared the second program,
  called "MIDI Disk" - a MIDI Recorder and Player program);

MIDI Interface for Atari XE / XL (public domain project)
- Project published by Ireneusz Kuczek in Elektronika Praktyczna 6/98,
  p.86-88, see: http://ep.com.pl/files/6133.pdf
- Several versions:
   - Provides MIDI OUT port
   - Provides MIDI OUT and MIDI IN ports
   - Provides two MIDI OUT ports and one MIDI IN port
- Connects to the Atari via SIO (must be at end of SIO chain)
- Software:
   - MIDI Sequencer 1.15, by Maciej Sygit (1993)
   - MPE v2.3 MIDI Pattern Editor, version 2.3, by Radek Sterba (1995)
   - Recorder MIDI ver 1.1, by Ireneusz Kuczek (1997)
   - MIDI-Play v1.3, by Ireneusz Kuczek (1998)
- Project website: http://ixkuczek.republika.pl/ixkuczek.html

MidiJoy, by Phobotron (Frederik Holst), 2014
- MidiJoy is a software/interface combination that allows you to use your
  Atari as a musical instrument.  The interface part emulates a USB-MIDI
  (serial MIDI is optional) device that can be accessed by any kind of
  instrument as well as sequencer software on a PC or Mac that can output MIDI
  data.  The MidiJoy software receives these data from the interface via the
  joystick ports and plays them on the POKEY sound-chip.  In contrast to most
  SIO-based MIDI interfaces, a MidiJoy-driven Atari can be used as a live
  instrument in real time with up to four sound channels simultaneously.  At
  the same time, all POKEY parameters (AUDCTL, AUDC1-4) can be changed on-the-
  fly as well as activation of ADSR envelopes.  Music input can be recorded
  and saved to disk.
- Project website: http://www.phobotron.de/midijoy_en.html
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