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* FracPad is commercial software, available for [http://www.e-junkie.com/fracpad Android (6.0+)] and [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fracpad/id1154402237 iOS].
 
* FracPad is commercial software, available for [http://www.e-junkie.com/fracpad Android (6.0+)] and [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fracpad/id1154402237 iOS].
  
=Connecting FracPad to Android devices=
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=Connecting FracPad to an Android device (wired)=
* This requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works on AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
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* This requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works with AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
* No trustworthy wireless solution (Bluetooth) has been found yet.
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* No reliable wireless solution (Bluetooth) has been found yet.
  
=Connecting FracPad to iOS devices=
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=Connecting FracPad to the Axe-Fx II and an iOS device (wired and wireless)=
 
* Wired:
 
* Wired:
** '''USB (wired)''': a wired connection between FracPad and the AX8 must be USB. That's because The AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI. Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
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** Only a MIDI connection can be used between FracPad and the Axe-Fx II. That's because the USB port on the Axe-Fx II isn't an USB host.
** '''MIDI (wired)''': a wired connection between FracPad and the Axe-Fx II must be MIDI. That's because the Axe-Fx II doesn't provide 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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** 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.
* Wireless (Bluetooth):
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* Wireless:
** '''AX8''': use Yamaha UD-BT01. Verify that it runs firmware 1.03 or later (use 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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** Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so use at your own risk.
** '''Axe-Fx II''': Yamaha MD-BT01 is recommended. This will 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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** The Yamaha MD-BT01 interface is recommended for a wireless Bluetooth connection. It connects to the MIDI IN and OUT ports on the Axe-Fx II. Launch the app "Midimittr" ([https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/midimittr/id925495245?mt=8 AppStore]), followed by FracPad.
** About Bluetooth:
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** Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s ([https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/DeviceInformation/Reference/iOSDeviceCompatibility/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix.html source]).
*** Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s ([https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/DeviceInformation/Reference/iOSDeviceCompatibility/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix.html source]).
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** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY5k9uqa5CE How to establish a wireless connection using Yamaha's MD-BT01 (YouTube)].
*** Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so "use at your own risk".
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** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY5k9uqa5CE How to establish a wireless connection using Yamaha's UD-BT01 or MD-BT01 (YouTube)].
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=Connecting FracPad to the AX8 and an iOS device (wired and wireless)=
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* Wired:
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** Only an USB connection can be used between FracPad and the AX8. That's because the AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI. Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
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* Wireless:
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** Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so use at your own risk.
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** Use Yamaha's UD-BT01 interface for a wireless Bluetooth connection. Verify that it runs firmware 1.03 or later (use 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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** Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s ([https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/DeviceInformation/Reference/iOSDeviceCompatibility/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix/DeviceCompatibilityMatrix.html source]).
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** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY5k9uqa5CE How to establish a wireless connection using Yamaha's UD-BT01 (YouTube)].
  
  

Revision as of 12:40, 23 January 2017

FracPad

  • Forum member and programmer AlGrenadine has created a handy tablet/smartphone 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.
  • FracPad is commercial software, available for Android (6.0+) and iOS.

Connecting FracPad to an Android device (wired)

  • This requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works with AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
  • No reliable wireless solution (Bluetooth) has been found yet.

Connecting FracPad to the Axe-Fx II and an iOS device (wired and wireless)

  • Wired:
    • Only a MIDI connection can be used between FracPad and the Axe-Fx II. That's because the USB port on the Axe-Fx II isn't an 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.
  • Wireless:
    • Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so use at your own risk.
    • The Yamaha MD-BT01 interface is recommended for a wireless Bluetooth connection. It connects to the MIDI IN and OUT ports on the Axe-Fx II. Launch the app "Midimittr" (AppStore), followed by FracPad.
    • Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s (source).
    • How to establish a wireless connection using Yamaha's MD-BT01 (YouTube).

Connecting FracPad to the AX8 and an iOS device (wired and wireless)

  • Wired:
    • Only an USB connection can be used between FracPad and the AX8. That's because the AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI. Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • Wireless:
    • Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so use at your own risk.
    • Use Yamaha's UD-BT01 interface for a wireless Bluetooth connection. Verify that it runs firmware 1.03 or later (use the Yamaha UD/MD utility, available on the US appstore). Launch the app "Midimittr" (AppStore), followed by FracPad.
    • Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s (source).
    • How to establish a wireless connection using Yamaha's UD-BT01 (YouTube).


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