Multiple USB midi Controllers

Hiya, Midihub looks amazing! Is it possible to plug in a USB hub, so I can then connect multiple USB controllers/groove-boxes via USB A, and via USB B ( I can use a USB A to B connector maybe). Is power provided over the USB, will the Hub need to be powered? The USB controllers take very little power.

Another option is USB host cables (USB-A to midi), but the power issue and the controllers having USB-B connection is still to be worked out…

Any ideas?

Hey, we’d recommend using your computer or a Raspberry Pi to host USB controllers, and just forward the MIDI data to/from Midihub as necessary.

Raspberry Pi would be the most portable solution, with amidminder set up, it would automatically forward the MIDI data as needed between the Midihub and USB MIDI controllers.


In midihub would it then be possible to select multiple midi USB devices, and set up conditions between any of them?

i.e. multiple midi USB devices > Pi > midihub > dDinMidi

Midihub appears to the host OS as 4 individual USB MIDI streams (they map to letters A, B, C & D). Using utilities on your host, you can route the USB controllers to one or more of those ports and back.

Once the USB controller data reaches Midihub, it can either send it out to DIN-5 MIDI or to another USB controller, etc… however you set up the preset. Similarly, DIN-5 MIDI inputs can be forwarded to USB controllers.

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