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Wireless MIDI?

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Wireless MIDI? #5766
Has anyone here ever used a wireless MIDI solution, perhaps with a keytar or Lucina?

I remember some years ago M-Audio made a product line called MidAir. It didn't last long, once in a while they pop up on eBay pretty cheap. A Google search returned MidiJet Pro, which is quite expensive, and MidiBeam by Panda midi. Has anyone used these? Is there a lot of latency and/or interference?? Also, do they transmit SysEx? I'm looking at this for playing, not recording BTW. Appreciate any thoughts!
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Wireless MIDI? #5767
Hi, I have the Panda Midi using it with my Roland FR-8x Digital Accordion and my Roland BK7m. Nice little unit and compared to other stuff I have seen not to expensive. Overall it works nicely, no latency and a large range. That said, after about 30 minutes playing (not always, but sometimes and unpredictable) I get a chord hanger. which means the chord I play get stuck and I have to turn the unit off. That prevented me from using it. So it rests in the drawer. Unfortunately.
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Wireless MIDI? #5771
One thing about MIDI accordions is that the bellows send a lot of controller information [unless you filter it first]. This can put a lot more stress on a wireless system than restricting yourself to mostly notes and pitch bend (and whatever controllers you need like volume and sustain).

If you are thinking of trying a keytar with wireless MIDI, you may not be as prone to data hanging problems as a MIDI accordion...
1 week 6 days ago Last edit: 1 week 6 days ago by Diki.
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