WIDI Uhost

WIDI Uhost

3-in-1 USB MIDI Bluetooth Solution

The wireless interface for "Class Compliant" USB MIDI

We have been working on wireless MIDI solutions for over 15 years (read the story here).

After we launched our first crowd created project WIDI Master early 2020, our community requested more specific solutions for advanced Bluetooth MIDI connectivity for USB devices. 

Today we present the 3rd member of the WIDI family: WIDI Uhost. Your wireless USB MIDI solution via Bluetooth.

Finally, you can connect your USB MIDI devices with any of your traditional MIDI hardware. The possibilities are endless with our WIDI technology.

Register today to learn more about the new WIDI Uhost.

Get your 50% discount. Pay $29 instead of $59 during the pre-order phase.

What is WIDI Uhost?

WIDI Uhost is your 3-in-1 MIDI USB solution via Bluetooth

Bluetooth MIDI is the new wireless standard as approved by the MMA.

Now you can connect all your - USB MIDI devices - via Bluetooth MIDI - with all your other MIDI devices!

Smart Connectivity Algorithms

WIDI distinguishes itself from any other Bluetooth MIDI technology available through its unique SCA technology. SCA is a collection of highly effective algorithms that optimise the performance of WIDI in any given situation. SCA stands for Dual Role Automation, Automatic Pairing Mode, Smart Hub Functionality, Latency Reduction Optimisation and Range Performance Optimisation!

MIDI USB Host

Transmit MIDI over Bluetooth without your computer

Operate your class compliant USB MIDI device wirelessly

MIDI USB Slave

Add Bluetooth MIDI on Win/Linux/Android/Chrome OS

No need to upgrade your PC, tablet or smartphone

Point to point BLE MIDI connectivity

Simply replace your MIDI cables

Rearrange your studio and enjoy the freedom of WIDI

Bluetooth 5: Go Faster, Go Further

Trusted technology for live and on stage

Secure connection with 2x speed and 4x range

Ultra low latency

Go pro with ground-breaking latency reduction

Reduce latency between two WIDI devices to 3ms

Turbo BLE Dongle

Bypass Bluetooth connection interval of operating system

Boost BLE MIDI performance of your device

Automatic pairing

Plug-n-play with class compliant USB MIDI devices

Pair automatically with other BLE MIDI

MIDI Clock and SysEx

Sync your drum machines, step sequencers and arpeggiators

Transmit all MIDI messages over Bluetooth

User-friendly controlling app

The easiest way to process your lifetime updates

Always benefit from the latest developments

Secure attachment

Simply stick it to your MIDI device

Clever design solution with magnet

What can you do with WIDI Uhost?

Fully Standalone. Completely Wireless.

100% BLE MIDI for Class Compliant USB MIDI devices

Ever since it's introduction, musicians have been eager to find a way for a bi-directional USB-based MIDI solution to successfully communicate with any of their classic MIDI devices—until now.

Introducing the WIDI Uhost. The solution that allows any USB-MIDI device to seamlessly play...trigger...control any of your MIDI devices—all at one incredible price. 


Keyboards, sound modules, drum machines, sequencers...the possibilities and applications of WIDI Uhost are truly endless.

USB MIDI to MIDI

Pair your USB MIDI hardware wirelessly with any standalone MIDI device using one (1) WIDI Uhost unit and one (1) WIDI Master/Jack unit.

USB MIDI to Chrome OS / Linux / Windows / Android

Pair your USB MIDI hardware wirelessly with your Chrome OS / Linux / Windows / Android with two (2) WIDI Uhost units

USB MIDI to Bluetooth MIDI

Pair your USB MIDI hardware wirelessly with any Bluetooth MIDI device using one (1) WIDI Uhost unit.

USB MIDI to iOS/macOS

Pair your USB MIDI hardware wirelessly with your iOS/MacOS device using one (1) WIDI Uhost unit. Or add a 2nd WIDI Uhost to benefit from even better performance and automatic pairing.

What can WIDI Uhost do for you?

Solution 1

Connect MIDI devices with only USB slave

Plug WIDI Uhost in your class compliant USB MIDI device and transmit MIDI over Bluetooth between your MIDI hardware and BLE MIDI devices.

Solution 2

Connect MIDI devices with USB host

Plug WIDI Uhost in the USB host of your MIDI instrument and add advanced Bluetooth MIDI to your MIDI hardware.

Solution 3

Connect computer and smart device without Bluetooth MIDI

Plug WIDI Uhost in the USB port of your computer and ensure ultra low latency Bluetooth MIDI without having to upgrade your PC, tablet or smartphone. It works with Windows, Linux, ChromeOS and even bypasses the Bluetooth MIDI limitations of iOS/MacOs.

Comparison table

WIDI UHOST

Header
Header

Connectors

USB Type-C host/ slave

Compatible MIDI devices

USB 2.0 Class Compliant MIDI devices

Power supply

5v via USB500mA for attached USB 2.0 device

Switch

Switch button

Technology

Bluetooth 5, MIDI over Bluetooth Low

Energy-Compliant

Compatible wireless devices

WIDI Master, WIDI Jack, WIDI Uhost, WIDI Hub4, WIDI Ped3, WIDI BUD
Bluetooth MIDI controllers.

Mac, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with Bluetooth 4.0 or later.

Compatible OS

iOS 8 or later, OSX Yosemite or later

Latency

As low as 3 ms (test with two WIDI Masters on BLE 5)

Range

20 meters without obstruction

Firmware upgrade

By air using WIDI App (iOS/Android)

Indicator

Multicolor LEDs

Power Consumption

37 mW

WIDI JACK

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Header

Connectors

MIDI IN/OUT (2.5mm jack/TRS), USB Type-C (power only)

Compatible MIDI devices

All MIDI devices with 2.5mm/3.5mm TRS (Type A/B), mini DIN, 5-pin DIN via optional cable

Power supply

5v/3.3v via MIDI OUT5v via USB

Switch

Switch button
TRS switch (Type A or B)

Technology

Bluetooth 5, MIDI over Bluetooth Low

Energy-Compliant


Compatible wireless devices

WIDI Master, WIDI Jack, WIDI Uhost, WIDI Hub4, WIDI Ped3, WIDI BUD
Bluetooth MIDI controllers.

Mac, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with Bluetooth 4.0 or later.

Compatible OS

iOS 8 or later, OSX Yosemite or later

Latency

As low as 3 ms (test with two WIDI Masters on BLE 5)

Range

20 meters without obstruction

Firmware upgrade

By air using WIDI App (iOS/Android)

Indicator

Multicolor LEDs

Power Consumption

37 mW

WIDI MASTER

Header
Header

Connectors

MIDI IN/OUT (5pin-DIN)

Compatible MIDI devices

MIDI devices with 5-pin DIN OUT

Power supply

5V/3.3V via MIDI OUT

Switch

Switch button

Technology

Bluetooth 5, MIDI over Bluetooth Low

Energy-Compliant


Compatible wireless devices

WIDI Master, WIDI Jack, WIDI Uhost, WIDI Hub4, WIDI Ped3, WIDI BUD
Bluetooth MIDI controllers.

Mac, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with Bluetooth 4.0 or later.

Compatible OS

iOS 8 or later, OSX Yosemite or later

Latency

As low as 3 ms (test with two WIDI Masters on BLE 5)

Range

20 meters without obstruction

Firmware upgrade

By air using WIDI App (iOS/Android)

Indicator

Multicolor LEDs

Power Consumption

TBD


WIDI Uhost

WIDI JACK

WIDI MASTER

Connectors

USB Type-C host/ slave

MIDI IN/OUT (2.5mm jack/TRS), USB Type-C (power only)

MIDI IN/OUT (5pin-DIN)

Compatible MIDI devices

USB 2.0 Class Compliant MIDI devices

All MIDI devices with 2.5mm/3.5mm TRS (Type A/B), mini DIN, 5-pin DIN via optional cable

MIDI devices with 5-pin DIN OUT

Power supply

5v via USB

500mA for attached USB 2.0 device

5v/3.3v via MIDI OUT

5v via USB

5V/3.3V via MIDI OUT

Switch

Switch button

Switch button

TRS switch (Type A or B)

Switch button

Technology

Bluetooth 5, MIDI over Bluetooth Low Energy-Compliant

Compatible wireless devices

WIDI Master, WIDI Jack, WIDI Uhost, WIDI Hub4, WIDI Ped3, WIDI BUD

Bluetooth MIDI controllers.

Mac, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with Bluetooth 4.0 or later.

Compatible OS

iOS 8 or later, OSX Yosemite or later

Latency

As low as 3 ms (test with two WIDI Masters on BLE 5)

Range

20 meters without obstruction

Firmware upgrade

By air using WIDI App (iOS/Android)

Indicator

Multicolor LEDs

Power Consumption

TBD

37 mW

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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