As you learned in the first article, you can use the MD-BT01/UD-BT01 Bluetooth MIDI utilities for Mac OS with iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. In this second lesson, you can learn more about how to setup and connect with many current Macintosh computers - allowing wireless connectivity of MIDI devices to popular Mac-based DAW software like Cubase, Logic, Live! and more.
If you're old enough to remember the early days of MIDI, you probably recall MIDI patchbays, multi-port MIDI interfaces, processors - and so on. You probably also remember the associated "MIDI pasta" of cabling required to hook it all up! With the popularity of today's wireless devices, we can enjoy the same connectivity and flexibility - without the messy cables - using wireless Bluetooth MIDI.
The MX BK/BU is an update to the popular MX Music Synthesizer. Two members from the Yamaha Japan MX BK/BU development team, Tadashi Okano and Yasuto "Takeshi" Takeshita, share insight about what's new in MX BK/BU. They also discuss the free FM Essential iOS app's ability to go from classic to modern.