Jamstik’s MIDI controller is a smart guitar that captures the position of the fingers on the strings using an infrared sensor and converts the information into a digital signal. The sound is output to a device that Jamstik’s connects to using Wi-Fi. It can be a smartphone, tablet, Mac or PC. In fact, we have a stripped-down version of the guitar in 5 frets weighing just over 860 grams. But with the help of applications Jamstik’s turns into percussion, synthesizer or even sitar. You can experiment with sound endlessly.
The number of supported applications is more than 400, among them GarageBand, Ableton Live and Protocols. For beginners, a learning mode is available using the Jam Tutor application, which is mechanically very similar to Guitar Hero. According to the development team, on one charge the guitar will last about 8 hours. The kit includes a smart guitar, a charging cable, an adjustable strap, 2 mediators, a rechargeable battery, instructions. No Fluff Tech this will be useful for getting more tips about musical, kitchen, Electronic and gadgets.
ARTIPHON INSTRUMENT 1
Artiphon Instrument 1 replaces four types of instruments at once – stringed, plucked, stringed and keyboard. Moreover, the technique of playing on it is similar to the extraction of traditional instruments. Like Jamstik’s, Artiphon Instrument 1 can and should be connected to a device (smartphone, tablet or computer) to expand the range of its sound. True, with a cable. Among the supported applications are the same GarageBand, Ableton Live, ProTools, Logic and hundreds more. The battery of the gadget keeps a little more than 3 hours after full charge.
Crossfader MixFader from the developers of the popular DJ-application Edging is a wireless controller that will help you to effectively cut the beats and create juicy rhythms. The crossfader is connected via Bluetooth to a smartphone or tablet. DJs do not have to worry: the company claims that there should be no delays in signal transmission.
Those who create music on the tablet know how inconvenient it is to tap faders in DJ applications using tapes. They created special pens Tuna Knob, which are mounted on the screen of the tablet and turn it into a DJ console. These are small styluses that turn a knob into a touch command for an application. Now Tuna Knob can be used with applications TouchOSC, Korg iMS-20, Korg iElectrive.
There’s a gadget for that. Keys MIDI Controller is a simplified version of the piano. 24 keys, lightweight aluminium case, docking station for smartphones on Android or iOS.
Using a special application whose interface is similar to Guitar Hero or Rock Band, it is easy to learn how to play simple tunes. Moreover, the necessary keys are highlighted in different colours as hints. Using gestures, you can raise the octaves, lower the tone and control the sustain. If you want a full-fledged piano for 7 octaves, the developers have foreseen this: a few Keys are easily connected to each other. Today, music gadgets completely change the approach to creating music. The main thing is that they fall into talented hands.