Audiowerkstatt Intros MIDI Clock shifter

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Audiowerkstatt has introduced MIDI Clock Shifter – a hardware controller that lets you move your MIDI-slave as many MIDI-clock-ticks as you want forward or backward, relative to the MIDI-master. A 7-segment-display shows the direction and number of MIDI-clock-ticks, the MIDI-slave has been moved.

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$35 Gadget Adds Bluetooth Wireless MIDI To Your Electronic Music Gear

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Developer Sebastian Dittmann (Audiobus) lets us know about a new gadget that adds Bluetooth Wireless MIDI support to your electronic music gear, the mi.1.

In other words, attach these onto the back of your new or vintage MIDI gear, and you’ve added Wireless MIDI capabilities.

“The guys from Quicco Sound just posted the first public screenshot thingy of their new Bluetooth Low Energy to MIDI adapter,” notes Dittman. The mi.1 “connects to your synth’s MIDI in and out ports and transmits it via Bluetooth Low Energy. This little gadget could be a really great tool, bringing together mobile devices and synth hardware.”

Dittmann adds that he’s not involved with the project, but thought it’s cool.

The developers,  Quicco Sound, have launched an IndieGoGo project to fund the mi.1 Bluetooth Wireless MDI connector. Here’s the official intro video:
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CM-MIDI – A MIDI Transceiver For RTP-MIDI networks

kissbox-cm-midiKissBox has introduced CM-MIDI - a low-cost compact MIDI transceiver that provides 2 RTP-MIDI endpoints, each of them supporting up to 16 sessions in parallel.

RTP-MIDI is a protocol for transmitting MIDI over Ethernet & WiFi networks.

The CM-MIDI can be used directly with Apple Macintosh computer (RTP-MIDI support is fully integrated in OS X). It can be used also on any Windows machine using a free driver. The CM-MIDI appears as two independent MIDI interfaces, which can be used with any MIDI software like Sequencers, Digital Audio Workstations, SYSEX Editor/librarian, etc, Continue reading