Before you receive your Jamstik (WIFI 1st. Gen)

Are you waiting for your Jamstik (1st Generation WIFI) to ship, or thinking about ordering one? Here are a few things you can do to get yourself ready and setup before it arrives. 

*If you do have your jamstik at the ready, please Start Here. 
 

Download Apps and Software

Jamstik Connect - iOS app store

This app serves as the bridge between your Jamstik and mobile device (iPad or iPhone) by establishing a midi-wifi connection to your device.

Jamstik Connect also monitors your jamstik for battery status, firmware* updates, and connection protocol selection. Basically, when you connect via WiFi; run this app, things will just, "Work".

Downloading ahead of time and making sure it is always updated will save you time and ensure you're getting the highest quality performance out of your jamstik.

It's in your best interest to stay updated with the latest version of JS connect, but we'll let you know the latest Update via the, "Announcements" Section. 

Ahead of time you should think about downloading some future-forward thinking iOS apps - jamTutor will bring you into musicality, GarageBand will give you a great new palette of sounds and recording capabilities to truly create!

jamTutor - iOS app store

This app serves as an interactive method to learn the fundamentals of guitar playing.  Utilizing the jamstik's proprietary technology, jamTutor shows you where your fingers are in realtime. You're able to receive instant feedback about your performance as you learn how to pluck, strum, play chords, complete lessons and play arcade style challenges.

GarageBand for iOS or Mac

GarageBand is a perfect companion app for the jamstik, on both mobile devices as well as computers, detailed by Apple's description below.

GarageBand for iOS is the most popular music creation app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. And it’s easy to see why. You can play, mix, and record your own songs. Then share them — across the room or across the globe — with just a few taps. It’s never been so simple to create great music and get it out there.

iCloud allows you to keep your GarageBand sessions up to date across all your iOS devices. It also lets you start sketching out a song idea on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, then import it wirelessly to your Mac to take it even further.

More Apps and Software - 

Here is a current list of recommended and officially supported apps and software for your use with the jamstik. Compatible Apps + Software  Refer to the favorite apps section of Jamstik Connect, and stay tuned to announcements and blog posts on the subject.

If you are here to support education, please email jamstikteam@zivix.net

If you are a Jamstik owner with questions about tips and tricks, and the best way to learn, let us know!

Make sure your software and devices are up to date - 

The jamstik requires certain device models and software to properly function.  See below for minimum requirements.

System Requirements

• iOS 7.0 +
• IPad mini
• iPad2 (or later)
• iPhone (4S or later)
• iPod touch (5th Gen or later)
• Mac OSX 10.6 or newer (ZFi Driver)
• Mac OSX 10.4 or newer (AppleMIDI/RTP MIDI)
 
If you'd like to recommend an app, please let us know at: jamstikteam@zivix.net   
 
If you do have your jamstik at the ready, please Start Here. 
 
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