... or how i made my launchpad pro talk to my 0-coast via a trs-midi cable.
Recently some instruments and controllers started to use trs-jacks for midi instead of the traditional 5-pin Din jacks - which I really like - unfortunately there is no standard wiring for these midi-trs-jacks (yet?) so some vendors map the tip to pin 5 and the ring to pin 4 of the Din cable - some vendors do it the other way round :-/
I have a novation launchpad pro and a 0-coast sitting on my desk next to each other (see photo) and unfortunately novation and makeNoise used different mapping methods
So to make sure the two devices will be able to talk to each other I took a trs-cable and swapped the wires for tip and ring on one side now I have a special midi cable that allows the Launchpad to send midi data to the 0-coast and everybody is happy :-)
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