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Which iPad for wireless mixing?
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dickiefunk
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Hi,

I'm looking to buy an iPad for wireless mixing in the near future and am wondering what spec I would need??

Does the performance of the wifi vary on the various models and generations? Also, what cpu and ram would I need for lag free mixing etc?
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Only real difference in the Ipads is the display and the addition of 5 ghz wifi in the Gen 2 and up. That is a desirable difference over gen 1...

As for the computer, for lag FREE mixing? Not exactly sure what your referring too, but with Wifi there is a slight lag, but not terribly noticable. Perhaps you could be more specific?
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There is a noticeable speed bump from the iPad1 to iPad2. After that is just gravy... so iPad2 and up will do just fine.

I have an iPad2 and it has no problem dealing with the remote control of VSL or DAW.
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perceval wrote:There is a noticeable speed bump from the iPad1 to iPad2. After that is just gravy... so iPad2 and up will do just fine.

I have an iPad2 and it has no problem dealing with the remote control of VSL or DAW.


Ditto. I use an iPad 2 and notice very little issues. Plus, I'm only running a B/G router, so my range is limited, definitely make sure you have a Wireless-N capable router.
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talk is that apple may be announcing a new ipad on sep 10. If i was you i'd get the latest i can afford - when the new one comes out (ipad 5 i think) the ipad 2 will stop receiving ios updates from apple at some point and things like qmix and SL remote will have to be updated to the new ios in order to function at all.

Its already happening with iphones/ipods and qmix
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b_dann_b wrote:talk is that apple may be announcing a new ipad on sep 10. If i was you i'd get the latest i can afford - when the new one comes out (ipad 5 i think) the ipad 2 will stop receiving ios updates from apple at some point and things like qmix and SL remote will have to be updated to the new ios in order to function at all.

Its already happening with iphones/ipods and qmix


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