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MIDI question
« on: March 13, 2011, 11:33:04 AM »
I want to try to use MIDI for recording from my keyboard into the pc. I know I need a MIDI interface, but will this do it, or what exactly do I need?
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Re: MIDI question
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2011, 01:06:25 PM »
This will work, as long as you have the software to record the input.  I use an older version of essentially the same thing.
     

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Re: MIDI question
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2011, 02:13:33 PM »
I just got Samplitude Music Studio 14. Do you think that will do it?
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Re: MIDI question
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2011, 11:39:34 PM »
You actually don't need a MIDI interface.  You can use a USB-powered MIDI controller, such as the ones made by M-Audio (Keystation, for instance).  I have an 88-key M-Audio MIDI controller that's powered by USB and it's awesome.  No need for a MIDI interface or adapter. 
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Re: MIDI question
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2011, 06:39:39 AM »
I didn't want to go that route since I already have a keyboard. I think I'll just buy this cable and hope it works. It's not much money if it doesn't.
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Re: MIDI question
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2011, 09:53:37 PM »
Oh, sorry - I misread your first post.  I didn't realize you already have a keyboard. 
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