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How to solve some mobilekeys problems

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So, I have bought a mobile keys 49 one year ago to learn that its fabrication was discontinued (as midi mobilizer). Thank you Line6 :-)

I found some tips that can help owners of this little keyboard that I like.

 

1) Using IOS 9

When I had made the updates of IOS9, I had the suprise to see that the keyboard was not working anymore. Here is what I have done :

- if necessary, use your computer USB connection to update the firmware with line6monkey (you will find it on the line6 software page if you check archive)

- on your ipad (not connected to your mobile keys), remove the app midi memo

- switch off and on your ipad and reinstall the app

- connect your mobile keys, midi memo should work now. Play any midi out (it seems midi out wakes up midi I/O)

 

I would like to thank c. degardin from the european support team who gave me this tip.

 

2) Lightning connection

Well, you changed your ipad/iPhone and you are with this old 30 pin cable. Don't try the lighting to 30pin apple adaptor, it would not work.

In fact, you do not need the ipad/iPhone cable. Your usb cable works always well. Just buy a lightning to USB camera adapter (yes, I know : 29$) and the job is done. It works perfectly.

 

 

 

 

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The Apple 30pin to Lightening adapter works very well with my Mobile Keys 49 in iOS 10 (as it did in iOS 9). I use it with my iPads and iPhones.

 

In fact, there was a sleep issue with my iPad that took the 30pin cable — this issue is gone with the lightening connector adapter and current iPads.

 

I don't understand the posts that say this doesn't work.

 

 

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