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* ''iOS MIDI'': required when using the Axe-Fx II (the Axe-Fx II doesn't have a USB host). Use a 3rd party iOS MIDI interface sucha as iRig2 MIDI, or a general purpose USB-MIDI interface like Roland's UM-One in conjunction with the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
 
* ''iOS MIDI'': required when using the Axe-Fx II (the Axe-Fx II doesn't have a USB host). Use a 3rd party iOS MIDI interface sucha as iRig2 MIDI, or a general purpose USB-MIDI interface like Roland's UM-One in conjunction with the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
 
* ''iOS Bluetooth'': Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so check that your iDevice handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This means at least iPad3 or iPhone4s ([https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/DeviceInformation/Reference/iOSDeviceCompatibility/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix.html source]).
 
* ''iOS Bluetooth'': Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so check that your iDevice handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This means at least iPad3 or iPhone4s ([https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/DeviceInformation/Reference/iOSDeviceCompatibility/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix.html source]).
** ''AX8'': no valid solution known yet
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** ''AX8'': use the Yamaha UD-BT01 and be sure to upgrade it to firmware 1.03 with the yamaha ud/md utility available on the US appstore. Launch the app "Midimittr" ([https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/midimittr/id925495245?mt=8 AppStore]), followed by FracPad.
 
** ''Axe-Fx II'': the Yamaha MD-BT01 (note the different product number) is recommended. It requires the use of the MIDI IN and OUT ports. Launch the app "Midimittr" ([https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/midimittr/id925495245?mt=8 AppStore]), followed by FracPad.
 
** ''Axe-Fx II'': the Yamaha MD-BT01 (note the different product number) is recommended. It requires the use of the MIDI IN and OUT ports. Launch the app "Midimittr" ([https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/midimittr/id925495245?mt=8 AppStore]), followed by FracPad.
  

Revision as of 07:53, 19 January 2017

FracPad

  • Forum member and programmer AlGrenadine has created a handy tablet/phone editor for the Axe-Fx II and AX8: FracPad. It provides all the tools to edit and manage presets, blocks etc. without having to connect a computer.
  • More information on the forum.
  • It's commercial software, available for Android (6.0+) and iOS.
  • Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, "Use at your own risk"

Connecting FracPad: Android

  • Android USB: this requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works on AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
  • Android Bluetooth: no valid solution has been found yet.

Connecting FracPad: iOS

  • iOS USB: required when using the AX8 (the AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI). Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • iOS MIDI: required when using the Axe-Fx II (the Axe-Fx II doesn't have a USB host). Use a 3rd party iOS MIDI interface sucha as iRig2 MIDI, or a general purpose USB-MIDI interface like Roland's UM-One in conjunction with the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • iOS Bluetooth: Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so check that your iDevice handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This means at least iPad3 or iPhone4s (source).
    • AX8: use the Yamaha UD-BT01 and be sure to upgrade it to firmware 1.03 with the yamaha ud/md utility available on the US appstore. Launch the app "Midimittr" (AppStore), followed by FracPad.
    • Axe-Fx II: the Yamaha MD-BT01 (note the different product number) is recommended. It requires the use of the MIDI IN and OUT ports. Launch the app "Midimittr" (AppStore), followed by FracPad.


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