[LAU] MIDI over wifi on Linux, revisited
len at ovenwerks.net
Tue Jan 5 00:41:29 UTC 2016
On Mon, 4 Jan 2016, Rui Nuno Capela wrote:
> yes, might be yours truly qmidinet (or ipmidi) on the stake here...
Any tool is designed for a purpose. None are really designed for low
latency over wifi.
> qmidinet/ipmidi never meant to be midi-over-the-air as far as for live,
> uncajed (faraday-wise;)) open, public-address or whatever situation, let's be
> certain... instead, it's always assumed an in-house flat or home-studio
> situation, for x-sake :)
I am not sure RTPMidi is that much better in this situation, at least
latency wise. Probably better than TCP though.
> when in doubt, get it all wired over good old and trusty ethernet-- i bet it
> might even go on par and even exceed old current-loop, cabled-midi timing
> specs :P
Even on an old 10M line. It would not be hard to put two cards in each end
and set up failover too. I suppose two APs set to two channels could do
the same for wireless.
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