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Get Started with AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller: A Guide to Easy Configuration


AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller is a device that enables musicians to control their keyboards with breath and motion. This device is powered by Papritech and is designed to make it easy for musicians to configure and use their AirMotion MIDI Controller.

In this article, we will take a look at the fast and easy steps to configure the AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller through a tablet or smartphone.

Step 1: Install the App: The first step to configure the AirMotion MIDI Controller is to install the app from the Play Store or App Store. Simply navigate to the Store and search for the AirMotion MIDI Controller app. Once you have found the app, simply click on the install button to download and install the app on your tablet or smartphone.

Step 2: Activate the Location and Bluetooth: Once the app is installed, you need to activate the location and Bluetooth on your device. This can be done by going to the settings on your tablet or smartphone and turning on the location and Bluetooth services.

Step 3: Launch the App and Grant Permission: When you launch the app for the first time, it will ask for permission to access the location and nearby services. You should grant permission to the app by selecting "while using the app". If your device did not ask for location permission after the first launch, you can go to the settings and make sure that the location service is allowed.

AirMotion BLE Permission AirMotion BLE Permission

Step 4: Hardware Connection: To connect the AirMotion MIDI Controller to your tablet or smartphone, you need to follow these steps:

  • Connect the USB of the controller to a standard USB power supply (U = 5.0 V, I < 100mA).
  • Once connected to the power supply, verify that the red LED lights up and the blue LED blinks.
  • Go to the home page on the app and click on the hardware Bluetooth connection.

AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller Device connection:

  • Once connected, the blue LED should turn off, and the device is ready for use.
  • Connect your keyboard or computer via the phone's USB port.
  • The app will display the MIDI devices available for use.
  • Select your keyboard or computer.

AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller Keyboard Connection

Step 5: Set the MIDI Channel: The MIDI channel for the AirMotion Controller can be adjusted to any value between 1 and 16, depending on the specific MIDI device you're using.

AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller MIDI CH

Step 6: Choose the MIDI CC: One of the most powerful features of the AirMotion MIDI Controller is the ability to assign specific MIDI CC commands to both the breath and head movement sensors. There are five drop-down lists available, each corresponding to a different sensor, allowing you to choose from a wide range of MIDI CC commands, such as modulation wheel, breath control, and more.

AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller Breath config AirMotion MIDI Breath and Motion Controller Motion config

Step 5: Enjoy! Once you have completed these steps, your AirMotion MIDI Controller is ready for use. Simply play and enjoy controlling your electronic musical instrument with breath and motion.



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