for my live setup I want to install the icMidi2+L in my rack, however - I'd need a longer cable to connect it to my iPad Air.
I've seen plenty of Lightning-USB A - cables online, 3m would be good.
1. I read here that the iconnect cable contains special electronics to improve the performance.
Is this absolutely necessary? What would be the difference when using a standard one.
I just use the iPad to send simple note On/Off messages to Ableton and receive a midi clock.
2. None of those cables have a USB type B connecter as needed for the icMidi. Can I just use an adapter (type A -> type