Tascam has announced the iXR USB Audio/MIDI Interface with iOS connectivity. The iXR is a full-featured “Made for iPad” PC/Mac USB audio interface. You can use it with your Mac or PC, but it also connects directly to your iPhone and iPad via the standard iOS Lightning or 30-pin connector.
Tymkrs (Toymakers) has introduced the Protosynth – a powerful MIDI prototyping platform that converts incoming MIDI events into electrical signals that make it easy to experiment with. Protosynth lets you quickly prototype MIDI-controlled creations, using a built-in breadboards, and then play your creation using any MIDI controller. Protosynth Midi handles the complicated aspects of MIDI… Read More The Protosynth MIDI Offers ‘Super Epic Functionality’ For Synth Prototyping
At Superbooth 16, Tubbutec introduced the uniPulse – a universal MIDI interface for vintage drum machines: The uniPulse lets you use vintage drum machines as part of a modern MIDI system.
Developer Georgi Dianov has launched a Kickstarter project to fund the projection of The MIDI Thing – a wireless bridge that’s designed to bring MIDI over Bluetooth to standard MIDI hardware. The MIDI Thing (TMT) is a bridge device that wirelessly connects your hadware MIDI instruments to your Mac or iOS device. Dianov says that it’s… Read More The MIDI Thing Brings MIDI Over Bluetooth Wireless To Hardware Instruments
At the 2016 NAMM Show, iConnectivity was introducing the iConnectAUDIO2+, a 2-in 6-out Audio & MIDI Interface. The iConnectAUDIO2+ offers 2 mic/line/instrument inputs; 3 pairs of independent stereo outputs; configurable audio paths; advanced MIDI connectivity, routing, and management; full compatibility with Mac, PC and iOS devices, and the ability to pass audio and MIDI from one to another. Here’s an… Read More iConnectAUDIO2+ 2-in 6-out Audio & MIDI Interface Overview
This video, via Expert Sleepers, demonstrates how you can get bi-directional MIDI communication, between an iPad and a modular synth, using an ES FH-1 and a cheap USB MIDI adapter.