This will change serveral system wide packages/configurations

Do not run this on your primary machine or anything you don’t know how to recover.

Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Bluetooth Midi device , this assumes your using raspbian.
By default you still need to plug in a real usb midi device into the Raspberry PI, however it’s very possible to send midi signals from software and transmit them via Bluetooh. While I may add this latter, it’s not included with this release.

Takes https://neuma.studio/rpi-midi-complete.html and wraps it into a nice automated script.
I removed the OLED display step, so all you need to get started is a Rasbperry Pi( tested against a PI Zero with a otg cable).
In the future I hope to get this working with Maschine controllers as well, but since they don’t use a standard Midi connection that’s a bit harder.

The Bluez installed here is a forked version to support Bluetooth Midi, forked again by me to fix a very minor C header issue. I’ve already submitted a PR, but until it’s merged we’ll have to use this :


Tested against:
Rasberry Pi OS Lite(32 bit)
Released 2021-10-30.

This can take anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes.

Run the following commands :

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install git

Then run

git clone https://github.com/Mylab6/PiBluetoothMidSetup

cd PiBluetoothMidSetup

sudo python3 setup_midi.py


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