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Connecting to Bluetooth

Just bought this s/h and it wont pair with my android or even show up in bluetooth on my ipd 4 -any suggestions? Thanks

4 people have this problem

Just to make sure, Bluetooth LE Midi does not connect the same way that standard Bluetooth does. Bluetooth LE Midi connections are made directly from an app, not from the system settings. For the Orba app it works like this:


For other apps it is similar, there is usually a setting somewhere in the app to connect Bluetooth LE Midi.

I have the same problem connecting with the Android app via Bluetooth. The Orba icon in the upper-right corner does nothing. Is there anything I have to do on the Orba itself to make it visible? The On/Off button is also the Bluetooth button. But the manual says nothing about how to use it. Except for turning it on and off, obviously. 

It looks like you are in the group of customers that accidentally got a test version that works with USB cables. You should see an update in Google Play (0.14.23) that gets Bluetooth LE Midi back.

Google Play only offers version 0.14.21 of the Android app. So how or when will I get update 0.14.23 that will get my BT connection to work?

Still only seeing v. 0.14.21 via my Galaxy S9 - 16 days after Wilfried's post.

Yeah for some reason Bluetooth does not work with my phone. I have an Motorola Moto G6 Plus. Would be nice to see a solution to this bug/problem. I cant use my Orba if I cant change the scales it play.

Have you tried a USB cable with an Orba updated to firmware 0.14.11 and app version 0.14.28?

Arne thanks for a really fast reply - I just tried with USB cable and it works. It is a good workaround for now :)

Yes Arne Wallbrecher, like Andreas says, the USB connection is a good temporary workaround. This BT problem has been recognized for more than 2 months and several updates ago. When will Artiphon fix the Bluetooth bug? Can't always be tethered to a usb cable. I would appreciate if Artiphon makes this fix a priority.

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