Audiobus: Use your music apps together.
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USB C hub for iPad Air 4 with four USB ports and PD - recommendations?
Yes, I know similar topics already exist, however I can't seem to find the exact hub that would fulfill my needs. My iPad is iPad Air 4 (2020). I hope that someone has already gone through a similar ordeal and found one that works. I already have this official Apple's adapter: https://x-kom.pl/p/521310-przejsciowka-apple-adapter-usb-c-digital-av.html
My requirements are:
- power delivery (not sure if 60W would be enough; 100W would be fine),
- charging the iPad,
- 4 USB ports for a simultaneous use of:
a) Elektron Digitone (one port providing power and another for CC compliant audio and MIDI over USB - DT would also act as stereo outs for monitors),
b) powering and MIDI for Faderfox UC4,
c) powering and MIDI for either Linnstrument or the upcoming Erae Touch (still waiting for the reviews, it has huge potential).
I wouldn't always use it with DT but then I'd use one of the ports for headphones/audio to monitors. TBH if such hub doesn't exist, I'll ditch the idea of powering DT with it and just use its own power supply. I don't need any other ports such as HDMI or the one for an SD card (but if there's a hub which fulfills my needs I don't mind additional ports). I'd prefer not to have a jack on it as I've read about the iPad having problems with 2 outs handling audio at the same time.
There are a few ones which caught my attention but I'm not certain if they will work well with what I have in mind. I'm currently looking at these ones from Lention but some were some saying they don't charge the iPad:
I really hope somebody knows a working solution. I've wasted waaaaay to much time on this already!:D