Free App, MIDI LE, Adds USB MIDI Support To iOS

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Developer Matthias Frick has released an updated version of his free MIDI LE app that adds USB MIDI support.

Alongside its MIDI over Bluetooth functionality, MIDI LE now can establish connections to iOS Devices via a USB Lightning or 30-Pin cable. This means that Macs without Bluetooth LE can now make use of low-latency MIDI, without the need for separate hardware. Continue reading

Zivix Intros Jamstik+ and PUC+ With Bluetooth MIDI

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Chris Heille of Zivix introduced the updated Jamstik+ and PUC+ with Bluetooth MIDI support.

Bluetooth LE MIDI offers high performance, without sacrificing WiFi connectivity from your iOS devices. Users can be connected to any iOS device or Mac and still browse the web, or use web-based applications.

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The 7 Best iOS Music Products Of NAMM 2015 On The iOS Update

In the latest episode of the iOS Update host Mitch Gallagher shares his picks for the best new products for iOS music making from the 2015 NAMM ShowContinue reading

New BomeBox Hardware MIDI Translator

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Bome Software introduced the BomeBox, a hub for connecting and mapping devices via MIDI, Ethernet, WiFi, and USB.

The BomeBox is designed to simplify the creation of complex MIDI rigs that combine DIN MIDI, USB MIDI and WiFi MIDI – and even let you send MIDI over long distances via Ethernet.  Continue reading

Starr Labs Previews AirPower 3 Wireless MIDI Interface

wireless-midiAt the 2015 NAMM Show, Starr Labs was previewing their AirPower 3 wireless MIDI interface.

The AirPower3 works with all class compliant USB MIDI devices, such as the Novation Launchpad, Ableton Push, Alesis Keyboards and hundreds of other instruments and devices.

It features include 16 selectable RF channels, dropout protection to prevent stuck notes  and up to 200? of unobstructed range.   Continue reading

Erica Synths MIDI Through Box Now Available

midi-thru-boxErica Synths’ midi through box is a professional quality, no latency, one MIDI In to 8 MIDI Through splitter, in rigid aluminum case.

The midi through box lets you connect up to 8 instruments to your sequencer or master keyboard and control them simultaneously, without undesired delays and interference.

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PUC Lets You Connect Wirelessly To Hardware MIDI Devices

zivix-pucZivix, makers of the PUC wireless MIDI interface, have update their PUC Connect app for iOS. The update adds support for wireless control of hardware MIDI instruments.

The latest version of the free PUC Connect app, for iPad & iPhone, features the ability to send or receive MIDI via the 5 pin DIN port.

WIth this update, you can use the PUC to connect your iPad or iPhone wirelessly to hardware with DIN connectors.  Continue reading