iConnectAUDIO2+ 2-in 6-out Audio & MIDI Interface Overview

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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 overview of the iConnectAUDIO2+, from iConnectivity’s Scott Juskiw: Continue reading

LINK to MIDI Delivers ‘Incredibly Stable’ MIDI Clock

Developerlink-to-midi Alexandernaut (Arpeggionome, Fugue Machiune) has released Link to MIDI – a free iOS app that lets you use Ableton Link to sync MIDI Clock on hardware MIDI devices.

Link to MIDI connects Ableton Link to musical devices that support MIDI Clock Sync. Simply join a Link session, connect your MIDI device, and that’s it. Your MIDI device is now Link-enabled.

Link to MIDI makes a connected MIDI device behave like a Link-enabled device.

More specifically, using Link to MIDI’s Play button, you can start and stop the connected device at any time, and the device will start playing, in phase, at the next quantization tick — set by the Launch Quantization parameter on the main interface.

Link to Midi features launch quantization, ‘incredibly stable clock output’, and a fine offset control (±250 ms) to line up the receiving MIDI device’s playback. Continue reading

Novation Circuit Updates Firmware, Releases Patch Editor, and MIDI CC Spec

Novation_Circuit_on_tableThis week, Novation announced three different items for Circuit owners: a beta update for the Circuit firmware, a software synth patch editor (via Isotonik Studios), and MIDI CC Specification for the instrument.

Here are the details: Continue reading

Erica Synths MIDI To Trigger Euro Module Now Available

erica-synths-midi-to-trigErica Synths let us know that they’ve released a new MIDI To Trigger Euro Module, which lets you use any MIDI sequencer as a Eurorack trigger sequence.

The MIDI To Trigger module translates MIDI notes to 10ms trigger signals, which are useful for triggering drum modules, envelope generators and any other event in your Eurorack modular system.

According to the developer, setup of the module is hassle-free and takes just few seconds to make it work with any MIDI sequencer or controller.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading