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Does recent Roland arrangers sound better in GS mode than the 18-year old SC8850/SC8820 sound canavas?

Historical background Because General MIDI, a norm developped in the 1980s, is lacking a lot of instruments and drums, as well as some effects, Roland developed in the 1990s their own Roland GS ...
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Map Alesis VI49 to Pro Tools

I've got a midi-keyboard Alesis VI49. Is it possible to map all the knobs and keys to the pro tools? I was able to properly map the transport window to the keyboard's action keys (like rec, play stop,...
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Playing Strings smoothly. Electric piano or non/semi weighted keys?

I'm a full-time pianist/violinist and producer. A stage piano or electric piano is based on a real piano where a hammer must be thrown at a string & there is a click to the feel of the key, which ...
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Do I have to use a USB keyboard with audio interface for low latency?

I need some help about using arranger/controller keyboards. My keyboard is an arranger, but has a USB output, so I use it as a controller, easily. But since latency spoils everything, I need a ...
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Do I need an audio interface to play only voice/keyboard?

I have a CASIO CTK-6200 and I've been testing its line outputs. Used a cable and connected to my mobo (Gigabyte 990XA UD3). The quality of audio is pretty decent. I'm going to buy a mic now, and since ...
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My keyboard recordings sound tinny/low quality

I’ve recently started recording piano covers for Youtube. I use a USB and Audacity to record the audio. However, when I play it back on my computer it sounds more tinny or lower quality than my ...
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Does Nektar Impact LX49+ MIDI keyboard work with LMMS?

I am considering purchasing a Nektar Impact LX49+ MIDI keyboard, but before I do I want to make sure it will work with the Linux DAW called LMMS. Have any of you used this keyboard with lmms? Did you ...
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Behringer Eurolive B115D for keyboards

I was thinking of purchasing a speaker for my keyboard. I was looking at the Behringer Eurolive B115D [1]. Based on the specs, would I be able to connect my keyboard directly to the speaker OR would I ...
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I have 2 keyboards PSR E353 and PSR I455. Can I connect them both in a midi setup?

I have Yamaha Psr E353 and I455. Both have no midi ports in them. But the i455 has a USB port for a thumb drive. I am hoping if in any possible way the both keyboards be linked to form a rack. And so ...
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Using Yamaha YPT-255 Keyboard for Sounddesign

I recently got a Yahamaha YPT-255 Keyboard. Now I would like to connect it to my PC in order to record sounds/songs, as well as load sounds I created back to the keyboard. I noticed that it does not ...
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Can I juryrig a vocoder with a MIDI keyboard and a laptop?

I have a Casio Privia 160 keyboard which can connect to computer via USB. I also have a Windows 10 laptop and a Macbook. Is there some software I can use to turn the keyboard into a vocoder, ...
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Connecting keyboard to a audio interface

I have a Nord electro 5 keyboard and I am wanting to record using that (not as a midi). I am just wondering what kind of audio interface to use? I also want to be able to connect guitar and vocal ...
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Microphone that can stand a k70rgb brown keyboard

So about half a hear ago I bought the at2020usb+. I was really happy with it but it kept annoying me that it picked up my keyboard, which is the corsair k70rgb brown. Now I know it is sorta clicky on ...
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FL Studio: Launchkey Mini notes stick

I've just obtained 2 launchkey minis and have been testing them out. I have one on port 165 and the other on port 166. Each is controlling a patcher with the input at each port so that one keyboard ...
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How to Reduce Keyboard and Mouse Clicks

When i record with my headset mic it picks up my keyboard and mouse clicks without remorse, so I need to know, How do i reduce that? Gaming channels like Markiplier and PewDiePie when they play they ...
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Sending bass from VST to bass amp

Our keyboard player plays bass on keyboard. This is going through MIDI to a Steinberg UR22 interface and is then hooked up with a standard Kontakt 5 libary to create bass sound from the MIDI notes. ...
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FL Studio: How to register the actual keyboard sound?

THE SITUATION: I have succesfully connected the keyboard to FL Studio 12. If I select a a drum or whatever other sound inside FL Studio i can play it using the keyboard. That's cool. But I also ...
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Live Keyboard MIDI Setup Ableton Live 9 [Max for live]

I'm running two midi tracks within Ableton's session view. One track is a NI Massive instrument containing the midi notes that play within the song ("LIVE KEYS BACKUP") and another is an instrument ...
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WiFi protocol for Clavinova keyboards

Does anyone know anything about the protocol used for WiFi connections on Yamaha Clavinova 700 series? There are iOS apps by Yamaha which can connect to the Clavinova via WiFi. I'm curious what can ...
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Compatibility between Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal and M-Audio 88 II keyboard

Does a Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal work with a M-Audio Keystation 88 II keyboard controller?
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Trying to find a particular synth/keyboard from this song

I am trying to find the exact keyboard/synth that has been used to make the single key sound/chord(I would also love to what key/chord it is) at 0:02 and onwards whenever the bass guitar stops playing....
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Connecting Casio CTK 810-IN to PC

I am having Casio CTK 810 indian keyboard. It has an output option of USB and audio out. My question is, how can I connect the keyboard to my computer and record and pls tell me which recording ...
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I just got a Blue Snowball Ice and it picks up my keyboard with Cherry Mx Blues

So I want to use this microphone both for skype and for my general audio recording purposes, but it is really sensitive (not exactly a bad thing). Is there a way I can set it up so that it picks up ...
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Record actual piano from Keyboard CASIO CTK-3200 to PC

I need to record actual sound of whatever I am playing on my keyboard (CASIO CTK-3200) on my PC. I've looked up the Web for a place I could buy a USB interface cable or any other medium that would ...
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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler

Any suggestions on how to add a resonant filter to a keyboard that does not have one? I have a Alesis Quadrasynth (QS4) and want to do midi-triggered filter sweeps in real-time. Thank you! Dan
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Roland E-16 Midi Out

Any ideas on how to set the keyboard to send a midi out signal to an XV-2020? There is no midi switch on the E-16 and the available manuals on-line do no show a complete midi implementation. There ...
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How can I reproduce a similar synth sound as in “Netzwerk” (Klangkarussell)?

I really like the synth sound in "Netzwerk" from Austrian Electro Producers Klangkarussell: (especially from ~00.00-00.45) I tried several synths (Arturia's V ...
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Audio Interface - How Many Inputs do I need?

I'm new to audio interfaces and planning to buy either Focusrite 2i4 or 6i6. I have two keyboards and I want to connect those two to each other and then one to the audio interface.And also connect ...
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Problem with Sonar and my master keyboard

I recently bought a master midi keyboard so I could play a bit with all kind of synth on PC. The keyboard is working well and with the default synth it's doing its job perfectly. The problem is that ...
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Best sound software to make sound by keyboard like piano [linux]? [closed]

What is the best software to make sound by keyboard? Piano-keyboard interruption interceptor like keylogger to play music just by keyboard. Pretty to see some effects, processors plugins, feature ...
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How to instal addictive key with cubase 5

A recently got a version of cubase and addictive key from a sound engineer of my company. So I installed cubase OK When i instal addictive key it ask me for "stand alone" "32bit" "64bit" ? So i ...
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How do I find a PROM chip for a Roland D20?

I'm looking for the u16 prom chip for CPU board of a Roland D20, would anybody have any idea where i can get one?
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What are the pro's and con's of a MIDI interface compared to MIDI to USB cable?

Is there a reason why one would choose a MIDI interface instead of a simple MIDI to USB cable? There's a tenfold price difference between the two and I don't know in what regard the interface would ...
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Keyboard vs. MIDI controller for MIDI input

If I want to spend $150-250 on a keyboard, should I get a MIDI keyboard (like something from M-Audio) or an electronic keyboard type of device (like something from Yamaha)? Can most electronic ...
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Cubase, midi device and Latency

I hope someone can clear something up for me because internet research doesn't cover this exact question. I am currently running Cubase with a midi keyboard (Akai MPK49) connected via USB. If I was ...
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Reducing latency on MIDI-over-USB Keyboard

I have recently bought a low-end usb keyboard(Acorn Instruments Masterkey 49). I am trying to use it with Sibelius 6. After spending a lot of time in the settings of Sibelius, I have managed to get ...
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What equipment do I need to record the audio from my piano keyboard?

I've been wanting to use acoustic piano in my songs, but the MIDI sounds available in my recording programs (Garageband, Ableton LIVE) don't cut it. Good ones like Pianoteq cost upwards of $300. I ...
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Sustain pedal in a MIDI file

I recorded a piece with my keyboard (a Yamaha YPG-535). When I play it back on the keyboard, it sounded great. I put it on a flash drive in MIDI format and plugged it into my computer (Windows 7). I ...
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Midi Keyboard connected but no sound

I recently installed Reaper and have bought an Roland Um-One Midi cable to connect my Nord to the program. I've installed the drivers, and now upon entering Reaper I've found that my midi keyboard ...
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New Product: LEAP

I was going to post this as an answer to any of the multiple ergonomics-based questions, but I'll just add to the pile. Have you seen this yet? [youtube]_d6KuiuteIA[/youtube] Your Minority Report ...
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MuseScore output to MIDI keyboard

My 10 year old son is learning to play the piano and has a Yamaha PSR-E213 We also have a laptop and a Midisport 2x2 USB interface and he wants to start using them together. We have successfully ...
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Powering a DI box

We have just installed a new sound system at my church. As part of this we are using a DI box to connect in a keyboard. The DI box needs power either from Phantom Power or a 9V battery. Our sound desk ...
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How do I extend the keyboard range of certain NI instruments?

I'm using Native Instruments Vintage Organs in Kontakt 5. There is certain keys above C6 that I would like to play, but since the instrument wasn't programmed to contain samples on those keys, they ...
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Gear needed to support Ableton or other software

I am interested in composing electronic music using a program like Ableton Live. The array of choices in terms of midi interfaces and audio interfaces is overwhelming. Here is what I would like to ...
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best mac keyboard for sound editing

so as we upgrade our studios in the coming months I'll be looking to upgrade the one piece of gear that I come into contact with more than any other - my keyboard. as such, here are my specific needs:...
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Camel Alchemy Sound Design

Hi guys, Can you help me on this one? It's been some time that I wanted to broaden my options in sound design so I've got to the conclusion of starting with Camel Alchemy. Could you recommend me a ...
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Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts Macro'd to a Gaming Keyboard

I use a Razer Arctosa which I was thinking of selling, but later changed my mind after thinking of using the macro capabilities for PT. I'm fairly new to PT and not very familiar with a lot of the ...
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X-Keys for DAW Control

http://www.piengineering.com/xkeys.php Is anyone using this for executing shortcuts / key commands in your DAW? It seems like a good idea without spending $$$$ on something from Euphonix. Any ...
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How can I manually convert sheet music into a MIDI, and define what track they are on?

I am learning how to play the piano, and am a bit new to the technology in audio. I read this great introduction into MIDI but need to know how I can construct a MIDI file from sheet music. Why am I ...
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What is the midi format used on the Yamaha PSR-e423 portable keyboard?

The PSR-e423 has some features that only seems to work with some MIDI files, and not just the random ones I download from the internet. Some formats have the ability to show the notes on the LCD ...