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==FracPad==
 
==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.
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* 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 desktop computer or laptop.
 
* [http://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/fracpad.120946 More information on the forum].
 
* [http://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/fracpad.120946 More information on the forum].
 
* It's commercial software, available for [http://www.e-junkie.com/fracpad Android (6.0+)] and [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fracpad/id1154402237 iOS].
 
* It's commercial software, available for [http://www.e-junkie.com/fracpad Android (6.0+)] and [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fracpad/id1154402237 iOS].
* Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, "Use at your own risk"
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* Bluetooth operations are not officially supported: "use at your own risk"
  
 
==Connecting FracPad: Android==
 
==Connecting FracPad: Android==
* ''Android USB'': this requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works on AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
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* ''Android USB (wired)'': 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.  
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* ''Android Bluetooth (wireless)'': no valid solution has been found yet.  
  
 
==Connecting FracPad: iOS==
 
==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.
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* ''iOS USB (wired)'': 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.
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* ''iOS MIDI (wired)'': 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]).
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* ''iOS Bluetooth (wireless)'': 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'': 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.
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** ''AX8 (wireless)'': 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.
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** ''Axe-Fx II (wireless)'': 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.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY5k9uqa5CE Demo of a wireless connection].
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[[image:FracPad.jpg|500px]]
  
  
[[image:FracPad.jpg|500px]]
 
  
 
[[category:Axe-Fx]]
 
[[category:Axe-Fx]]
 
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Revision as of 12:08, 23 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 desktop computer or laptop.
  • 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 (wired): this requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works on AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
  • Android Bluetooth (wireless): no valid solution has been found yet.

Connecting FracPad: iOS

  • iOS USB (wired): required when using the AX8 (the AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI). Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • iOS MIDI (wired): 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 (wireless): 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 (wireless): 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 (wireless): 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.
  • Demo of a wireless connection.

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