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Peggi: an arpeggio keyboard

The Peggi is an eight-key arpeggio keyboard by Ian Henry.

Well, this post is not about the keyboard which btw is a Faunchpad purchased from the now closed g Heavy Industries.

This is about the arpeggiating input method.

I’ve always been attracted to chording keyboards in theory, but I lack whatever childhood musical training is required to wrap my fingers around them. So I made something else: an arpeggio keyboard – Ian Henry.

While chording keyboards require you to press multiple keys at the same time, arpeggio keyboards only ask that you type multiple keys in sequence.

Demonstration in the original article.

QMK keymap here.

Published on Thu 23rd Sep 2021. Featured in KBD #45 (source).


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