At Musikmesse 2014, Line 6 today introduced AMPLIFi FX100, an iOS enabled, ‘cloud-enhanced’ multi-effects pedal. It lets users wirelessly control every detail of the effect.
The AMPLIFi Remote iOS app lets users control the pedal from an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch*. With the Remote app, there’s no need to navigate through tiny screens and complex menus. Users can create, share, download and rate tones with a cloud-based community of musicians. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Alesis has introduced a $199 wireless Keytar controller, the Alesis Vortex Wireless.
Plugging an included USB receiver dongle into any Mac or PC establishes a live USB/MIDI link with the Vortex Wireless. There is also a standard MIDI output (5-pin) mounted in the Vortex Wireless for connecting to hardware MIDI gear. Continue reading
Sonic State’s Nick Batt takes a look at the Numark Orbit Wireless MIDI Controller.
While the Orbit looks like a game controller, it offers 84 mappable MIDI controls.
Check it out and let us know what you think of it! Continue reading
In this episode of the Sweetwater iOS Update, Mitch Gallagher takes a look at IK Multimedia iRig BlueBoard Bluetooth MIDI Pedalboard. Continue reading
This video, via Keith McMillen Instruments, captures electronic musicians and Ableton Live instructor Thavius Beck testing out the QuNeo Rogue – a wireless adapter for the QuNeo MIDI controller. Continue reading
IK Multimedia is now shipping the iRig BlueBoard — the first wireless MIDI pedalboard for iOS and Mac.
iRig BlueBoard is designed to give you a hands-free way of controlling your music apps. The BlueBoard features four backlit soft-touch pads, housed in a sturdy chassis. Two TRS expansion jacks are also included, for connecting MIDI expression pedals.
Here’s a video intro for iRig BlueBoard: Continue reading
Can wireless MIDI be as fast as wired MIDI?
That’s one question raised by the new PUC wireless MIDI interface. The PUC is a wireless CoreMIDI interface that connects any MIDI hardware device to CoreMIDI-compatible apps. Continue reading
Today at Disrupt, Zivix launched the PUC – a new device that adds wireless connectivity to any MIDI device – even your vintage synths.
The PUC is a wireless CoreMIDI interface that connects any MIDI hardware device to CoreMIDI-compatible apps. The development of the PUC is being funded as a ‘crowdfunded’ IndieGoGo project.
“We’re excited to introduce a peripheral that connects legacy MIDI gear to present day mobile technology, providing accessibility to the exploding number of MIDI apps,” said Zivix Vice President, Chad Koehler.
Here’s an overview of the PUC: Continue reading