Tracker mini not recording midi

I am having trouble with my mini and recording notes. I am connecting via the provided adaptor and my own midi cables (tried a few), I have tried my keystep and my deluge. I have been able to get transport to work but not notes in. My understanding is I need to set notes in channel in config, arm channels for record in pattern mode and live record via rec-play. No notes or sounds other than metronome. Tried instrument synthesizer mode, nothing. Am I missing something?

Suddenly working now, must be the ol’ turning it off and on again trick…