IPad Connection

General user help and bug reports for Playground Sessions for iPad tablets
Post Reply
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:43 am

IPad Connection

Post by christy900 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:50 am

I have connected the midi in out ports on my Tyros 4 to my iPad 2. I have used a good quality midi to usb cable and then usb to lightning short cable to complete the connection.

I get a message to say my device is not compatible. Can anyone help please? I know the app is still beta but I would assume there is no problem with this.

Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:32 am

Re: IPad Connection

Post by Harryleo » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:16 am

it is an easy way to connected the iPad device, that way is a good quality of USB port cable them the responsibility to complete the connection

Posts: 439
Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:37 pm

Re: IPad Connection

Post by andrewwegierski » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:53 pm

Are you using an official Apple adapter?
Andrew Wegierski

Support Tech & Music Arranger

Posts: 318
Joined: Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:23 pm

Re: IPad Connection

Post by sw1tch73ch » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:11 am

The "Device Not Compatible" is probably for the USB to MIDI adapter. The Tyros 4 should have a USB to HOST port on it. I can't test to see if the Tyros 4 is iOS compatible (not having a Tyros 4 handy and all), but you can probably find a printer cable (USB Type A to Type B - Rectangle shape on one end, nearly square on the other) to test with to see. Yamaha does list instructions for connecting to "smart devices" like the iPad 2.

Is that USB to Lightning an official Apple adapter? The one I use is the Apple "Camera Connection Kit" adapter (I have the big one with power pass through). My Yamaha P-515 and YPG-635 both were recognized by the iPad. I do have a Roland UM-ONE mk 2 USB to MIDI adapter that the iPad seems to like quite well too.

In the Settings for Playground Sessions do you have more than the "Network Session 1" choice? You should have one that identifies your USB to MIDI adapter.
== Just keep playing. Just keep playing. Just keep playing, playing, playing! ==

-- jbs --

Post Reply