USB MIDI-USB - Seville Soft - MIDI connection between two host


#1

Past couple of weeks searching for something I recall existed; found it!
http://compasflamenco.com/midi-c-3/midi-usbusb-p-4.html

Has anyone used this? any experience?
I might give it a try :wink:


Organelle usb connectivity with external devices
C & G Midi controller for the Organelle
Connect Organelle to ETC
Help on MIDI config
Organelle To Ableton
#2

Good find, let me know how you get on if you are the first daring Organellonaut to try it.


#3

in fact it seems to look like the iconnectmidi, but cheaper and smaller. I connect my organelle with iconnectmidi2+ on my laptop with 2 usb cable and it works very well with ableton. You just have to set up properly “iconfig” software by opening the good gates.


#4

@ghostly606 i’ll report back;

Yep, i also have an iconnectmidi2+ and it works, even with some quirks (did use it on the Pianoteq video) but rather leave it for the IPad “duties”.


#5

Hi all, I am the developer of the “MIDI USB-USB”. Some Organelle users bought it to connect it to a DAW on a PC or Mac.
http://compasflamenco.com/midi-c-3/midi-usbusb-p-4.html?language=en


#6

Hola from Granada :slight_smile:
I’ve just ordered one (so only 1 left now ) ,
hopefully, as I’m not far away, should arrive soon, and can report back.

Cheers
Mark


#7

Oooo I want one!


#8

Yeah, I went with the purchase, even having the iConnectMIDI2, its on the mail for some 15 days now :frowning:
BUT tomorrow is Monday lets hope it gets delivered!


#9

I sent it to you by MRW so you can have it tomorrow.


#10

It has already arrived, I hope you try it soon and tell us.


#11

YES!!

and I have since been using it successfully in various scenarios. Was getting accustom to it :wink:

Organelle > MIDI USB-USB better use the (provided!) 35cm USB cable, otherwise LED’s on the MIDI USB-USB will be upside down. (its Organelle USB plugs upside down)
Works as expected; 4 bidirectional MIDI ports. Now that Organelle has OS3.0 its a matter of configure Pd and patching :wink:

Total of 128 MIDI channels thru this device! "back and forth"
MIDI USB-USB Puerto 1 - 16Ch
MIDI USB-USB Puerto 2 - 16Ch
MIDI USB-USB Puerto 3 - 16Ch
MIDI USB-USB Puerto 4 - 16Ch

Ending note: I was curious about USB power handling how the MIDI USB-USB receives from both ends?
Turns out it simply does not work attached to my, “high regarded” powered USB Hubs - neither Belkin or Anker
BUT!! happened to try adding UNPOWERED USB hubs in between and it works; gets detected!


#12

cool, mines arrived too, but no time to look at it till tomorrow

power handling/powered hubs, Im a bit confused…what topology were you trying?
usb hosts have to be self powered, so thats ok… so the ‘problematic area’ i guess is:

organelle 
   -> usb hub -> midi usb-usb -> mac          
              -> pico/soundplane 

here, i do use a usb powered hub, so the pico/soundplane draw power thru the hub rather than the organelle.

i guess, i could get one of the adapters that allow power to be added directly via usb. (i.e data lines from computer/hub, but power from another psu), but ive heard of audio (ground loop) issues with these.

anyway, not a vital thing… if Ive got the organelle attached to the mac, id probably just connect the eigenharp to the mac too :wink:

Im glad it works with unpowered hubs though, that was something that i did wonder about.


#13

Without going exhaustive with many topologies, the way I see it is:
IF there is “lots” of power (from “good” powered USB it does not work, all lights get steady on, so this is from either sides…

@thetechnobear You’ll get time to play with it :wink:


#14

thanks @SevillaSoft, it arrived safely (and quickly too) and works perfectly.
its going to be a really handy thing to have around.

@keymanpal , seems to work with both my powered hubs (a manhattan 7 port, and pluggable 10 port) , both when powered and unpowered. using the topology I depicted above… i.e. where the dongle is attached to one outlet of the hub, and then connects to the mac.


#15

Thanks you @thetechnobear and @keymanpal for your trust.


#16

So, better luck then me…

ohh ideas I have and possibilities… 25h day :wink:
Organelle > MIDI USB-USB > Axoloti (4 ports)
or
Organelle > MIDI USB-USB > IOS device…