I am having difficulty connecting my midi device via my web browser.
Currently, the browsers that support Web Midi are:
When you are on any of the pages in the site that support directly downloading to your CODE amplifier, you will see a status bar at the bottom of the page. This will indicate whether your browser is midi-capable:
You should note that Web Midi is still a draft specification, and although we've found it to be pretty stable, there could be combinations of hardware and software which have problems.
* Chrome v62 on Mac OS X:
There seems to be an issue when running Chrome v62 on Mac OSX, which prevents the firmware update from completing successfully. If this occurs, try the following:
UPDATE: Google have confirmed that this issue was fixed in Chrome version 63. However, if the same issue occurs in later versions, then please try the above troubleshooting steps.
* Chrome v80 on Windows:
Chrome's MIDI configuration has changed in v80, which may cause some issues. If you are running Windows 10, there is a setting within Chrome that allows it to use the Windows RT implementation of MIDI, which is more reliable. However, this is turned off by default. To turn it on, open a new tab in Chrome, and enter the following:
You should then set the option to 'enabled', as shown below:
** Microsoft Edge
Note that Microsoft Edge with version numbers of 79 and above use the Chromium engine (i.e. the same engine as Chrome). This means that these versions support WebMIDI, and will behave exactly the same as the Chrome version with the same number.
N.B. The issue with Chrome v80, and the fix to set the MIDI flag above, is exactly the same with Edge v80, except that to change the flag setting you will need to enter 'edge://flags/#use-winrt-midi-api' in the browser url box.
If you still have problems using midi from this site, here are some things you can try: