[LAU] MIDI over wifi on Linux, revisited
Jonathan E. Brickman
jeb at ponderworthy.com
Tue Jan 5 00:49:44 UTC 2016
On 01/04/2016 01:14 PM, Chris Caudle wrote:
> I used to have problems with the WiFi to my wife's laptop slowing
> greatly if we were heating anything in the kitchen microwave. I can't
> conceive of using something that fragile in a concert environment.
I'll have to think that there are lots of factors; we used to have an
early 1980's microwave, huge and powerful, about six feet away from our
WAP and there was never a problem. Maybe the laptop's chipset was
sensitive in unusual ways, or something.
And I have to agree, 2.4GHz wifi is dangerous right now...but not really
with directional antennas, banks are still using 2.4GHz for ATMs across
quite a lot of space outdoors, with directionals. And there's always
The motivation for me is simple. I have worn out too many USB ports to
be happy about it!!! I have thought of trying to throw USB over three
1/4" phone jack cables (using the _extremely_ __durable traditional
Switchcraft hardware), but have thought that I would probably run into
impedance, isolation, or something else hidden in USB. I have also
spent quite a lot of time looking for adapter combos which would let me
use microUSB for the common detachments, but it seems that the parts
builders just haven't had me in mind.
Jonathan E. Brickman jeb at ponderworthy.com (785)233-9977
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