Category: Hacking

Modification: Adding MIDI over Bluetooth to Synthesizer/MIDI-keyboard

I started a new project and the idea is to hack the MPK play with a MIDI over Bluetooth(BLE) add-on. The MPK PLAY can run on batteries which makes it a nice candidate for adding BLE to since it would be completely wireless (if i steal the voltage from the battery to my microcontroller). …

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Monitoring USB traffic between AKAIs MPK PLAY software (favorite editor) and MPK play mini. I used the software Wireshark for monitoring.The interface between my macbook and USB device is named XHC20.It has to be started via terminal“sudo ifconfig xhc20 UP”I sent a total of 4 messages to monitor Message 1 = ReferenceMessage 2 = Difference …

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