Midi Power from uTrack24

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  • #29143
    PerryPerry
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    Hi guys,

    I just got my second uTrack 24 set up as a backup in our redundant system.

    I’ve got a Midi Solutions Programmable Midi Input Selector to run redundant midi. It’s Midi powered but my uTrack doesn’t power it.

    I know other people who have the exact same set up and theirs works… any idea why mine wouldn’t be working….?

    Cheers,
    Perry

    #29146
    Laszlo .Laszlo
    Keymaster

    Hi Perry ,

    The uTrack24 uses standard midi pinout on the midi connector and it should provide power as well.
    Do you have a chance to try with any other midi device?

    #29148
    PerryPerry
    Participant

    Hi Laszlo,

    I’ve tried it on both of my uTrack24 players and both do not work. I tried it with my Behringer XR18 and Fractal Audio AxeFX and it works with both of those devices.

    Cheers,
    Perry

    #29149
    Laszlo .Laszlo
    Keymaster

    Thank you for your feedback.

    Does the uTrack24 sends out midi properly? I mean if you connect to any external powered midi device everything works fine?
    I assume the issue may cased by the change in the midi standard (2014) . Previously the midi connector provided +5V for the external device, but with the new standard (the uTrack24 follow this) the voltage changed from +5V to +3.3V.
    As I see correctly the Midi Solutions Programmable Midi Input Selector require +5V and does not work from +3.3V

    #29154
    PerryPerry
    Participant

    Everything works fine 🙂

    You’re right it’s 3.3v VS 5v… I’ll have to work out the best way to do this….

    I could wire up my own power but I’m concerned about sending 5V back into the uTrack24… would this be a problem…?

    Cheers,
    Perry

    #29169
    Laszlo .Laszlo
    Keymaster

    Hi

    Sorry for the late reply

    I wouldn’t recommend to connect 5V to the uTrack24 midi output directly.
    Instead you can use a midi power adapter like this: https://www.midisolutions.com/prodpwr.htm

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