iOS knobs with Midi

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With smart SDR for iOS, is anyone using any midi type knobs?
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Michael Walker, Employee

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WX7Y

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with IOS you have to use the Blue-tooth PowerMate and purchase the Plug in on the in APP purchasing.

Bret 
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Michael Walker, Employee

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Not according to the manual for SmartSDR for IOS, or did I miss read something.  
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Larry - W8LLL

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I messed with it briefly. You need USB adapter for your apple device and purchase the in app add-on for the midi.
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Michael Walker, Employee

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Thanks Larry

I found a Bluetooth PowerMate.  It seems they are rapidly becoming not available or discontinued.   Not for sale at Griffin either.

I found 2 on eBay for $19 each, and I bought 1.  There is one left. 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/192765322526

Mike va3mw
 
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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Powermate works well on my iPad portable setup. Enjoy!
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Ted VE3TRQ

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I, too, use a Bluetooth Griffin Powermate - lovely addition to SSDR for iOS on the iPad. I'm not sure the USB models are available, but I certainly had no difficulty (other than with my wallet :-) in acquiring a Bluetooth one.
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Bob G W1GLV

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Anyone looking for an USB Powermate, they're available online from this company.


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I don't think the corded one works on the IPAD / IOS, if I remember right I tried my corded one before I ordered the Bluetooth one.
Bret
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Michael Walker, Employee

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Bret is right.  I has to be Bluetooth.  MIDI knobs should work but those are usually powered and corded.
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Reggie

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This is the Bluetooth version.

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David G4NRT / Z21NRT

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I use the Bluetooth Griffin Powermate knob with my iPad and with no issues whatsoever.  It works very well indeed!