How to Connect Noise Machine to a Device

How to Connect to IPhone

NOTE: Do not connect Noise Machine in your phones Bluetooth settings. If you have already done this, you must unpair it. ⚠️

What you Need: iPhone 4 or higher (Use iPhone with Bluetooth 4.2+ for best performance), Korg Bluetooth MIDI Connect App for use with select apps.

  1. Turn NMSVE on via the switch on the backside of the device.
  2. On your NMSVE decide which MODE you'd like to use and select it.
  3. NMSVE should now be flashing its blue connect LED - meaning that it is searching for a device to connect to.
  4. On your iPhone determine whether the IOS App you'd like to use natively supports BLE MIDI (Examples that do: Garageband, Korg Gadget 2, etc).
  5. If it does, find the BLE MIDI setting within the app and connect to NMSVE to begin using it as a regular MIDI device. 
    Connecting to NMSVE through Garagaband's Native BLE MIDI.
  6. If it doesn't, download Korg Bluetooth MIDI Connect from the Apple Appstore.
  7. Open Korg Bluetooth MIDI Connect and allow Bluetooth permissions. NMSVE should appear on the screen, choose to connect to it (NOTE: This step needs to be done before opening the app you'd like to use NMSVE with).
    Connecting NMSVE to Korg Bluetooth MIDI Connect.
  8. Open the application you'd like to use NMSVE with, NMSVE should now be connected as a regular MIDI device.

How to Connect to MAC

What you Need: MAC with Bluetooth 4.0 or higher (Bluetooth 4.2+ is recommended for best performance).

  1. Turn NMSVE on via the switch on the backside of the device.
  2. On your NMSVE decide which MODE you'd like to use and select it.
  3. NMSVE should now be flashing its blue connect LED - meaning that it is searching for a device to connect to.
  4. Open Audio Midi Setup on your MAC via Applications > Utilities > Audio Midi Setup. 
  5. From the Taskbar choose Window > Show MIDI Studio
  6. From the MIDI Studio Taskbar choose MIDI Studio > Open Bluetooth Configuration
  7. From this window find NMSVE from the discoverable devices section and press connect.
  8. NMSVE should now function as a regular MIDI device.

How to Connect to Android

NOTE: Do not connect Noise Machine in your phones Bluetooth settings. If you have already done this, you must unpair it. ⚠️

What you Need: Android device with Bluetooth 4.0+ (Bluetooth 4.2+ is recommended for best performance), MIDI BLE Connect for use with select apps.

  1. Turn NMSVE on via the switch on the backside of the device.
  2. On your NMSVE decide which MODE you'd like to use and select it.
  3. NMSVE should now be flashing its blue connect LED - meaning that it is searching for a device to connect to.
  4. On your Android device determine whether the Android App you'd like to use natively supports BLE MIDI (Examples that do: G-Stomper, Bandpass, etc).
  5. If it does, find the BLE MIDI setting within the app and connect to NMSVE to begin using it as a regular MIDI device.
    Connecting NMSVE to G-Stomper.
  6. If it doesn't, download MIDI BLE Connect from the Google Play Store.
  7. Open MIDI BLE Connect and allow Bluetooth permissions. Select "Bluetooth Scan" and choose NMSVE from the dropdown menu.
    Connecting NMSVE to MIDI BLE Connect
  8. Open the application you'd like to use NMSVE with, NMSVE should now be connected as a regular MIDI device. 

How to Connect to Windows

What you Need: Windows device with Bluetooth 4.0 or higher (Bluetooth 4.2+ is recommended for best performance), MIDI Berry, and Loop MIDI.

  1. Turn NMSVE on via the switch on the backside of the device.
  2. On your NMSVE decide which MODE you'd like to use and select it.
  3. NMSVE should now be flashing its blue connect LED - meaning that it is searching for a device to connect to.
  4. On your Windows device follow the steps to download Loop MIDI and MIDI Berry.
  5. After the downloads are complete, open Loop MIDI and add a port via the plus sign in the bottom left corner. After this is complete you can close loop MIDI and it will keep running in the background.
  6. From your Windows settings go to "Bluetooth & other devices", select "Add Bluetooth or other device" and connect to NMSVE from the dropdown menu.
  7. Open MIDI Berry and select NMSVE as the input and loopMIDI as the output. Leave MIDI Berry open.
  8. Select the app you'd like to use NMSVE with and connect to the loopMIDI port within the apps settings. NMSVE should now function as a regular MIDI device.

Troubleshoot

If you have any issues connecting to NMSVE to any of the above devices please contact our troubleshoot email:

troubleshoot[at]thisisnoiseinc[dot]com