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Can I juryrig a vocoder with a MIDI keyboard and a laptop?

I agree with Jay (hi Jay!!), this should be fairly straightforward to do and like Mark says you might need a DAW which will help you load the Vocoder software and route your ins and outs. Remember ...
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Connecting keyboard to a audio interface

Correct - a separate amplifier is not needed to record keyboard. Just about any decent quality 2 channel interface will do. For example look at the Lexicon Alpha Studio (about $60) - on the front you ...
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How can I tell if a 1/4" female jack is balanced or unbalanced?

You could actually just 'guess' based on percentages/chance ;) Line level is very, very rarely run over balanced line, so the safe bet is that it's not balanced. For consumer-level equipment I'd ...
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Reducing latency on MIDI-over-USB Keyboard

I solved this by making keyboard it self is the only output device, Synthesia will use the synthesizer in the keyboard which is a hardware thus is faster. and u will hear the sounds on the Keyboard ...
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How to Reduce Keyboard and Mouse Clicks

There are two simple approaches that I can think of: Get a mic that doesn't pick up as much noise Get a keyboard that doesn't make as much noise The first one I don't know too much about, but ...
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I Copied MID files from Yamaha Keyboard, but Playback is Different

A MIDI file only contains information on which notes you're playing. The sound attached to each note is not part of the file (which is why a MIDI file is much smaller than an audio file). What you'...
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Audio manipulation - How to

You will need to search for tutorials on "Audio Sampling", "Audio Pitch Manipulation", "Audio Editing" and "Video Editing". You will need to learn how to use a Digital Audio Workstation such as "...
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How can I tell if a 1/4" female jack is balanced or unbalanced?

Both outputs are unbalanced. What the manual means is that if you insert a plug into only the L/L+R output, the result is a mono mix of the left and right channels ("L+R"). If you insert a ...
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How can I tell if a 1/4" female jack is balanced or unbalanced?

Yes, balanced outputs are scarce in digital pianos. They are typically available on advanced stage pianos (Kawai MP11SE, Roland RD2000…), but not with the Clavinova series.
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What changes are need before using my sound on social media?

What changes (in sound terms) should I have to do (in any audio software after recording) to get better sound? There are no technical problems with your recording that need fixing. I'm afraid I'm the ...
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Microphone that can stand a k70rgb brown keyboard

Just get a Noise Gate Software (Info : Noise Gate) and set the threshold to where the keyboard is not picked up, also try to take away the microphone from the table the keyboard is on to cause less ...
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Microphone that can stand a k70rgb brown keyboard

An interface will not change anything. What are you using this mic for? Recording music, podcasts, or gaming? Do you need the most perfect vocal quality? The reason you hear your keyboard is because ...
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Playing Strings smoothly. Electric piano or non/semi weighted keys?

Experiment with ADSR envelope setting. Here are some excerpts from the manual that might help: 36 6.2.14 Velocity Switch Velocity switching is an extremely useful and creative tool for ...
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My keyboard recordings sound tinny/low quality

As the recording sounds perfectly "within acceptable parameters" on my studio monitors, maybe either your piano sound in the room is 'too fat' & you have just got used to how it sounds... or your ...
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Does Nektar Impact LX49+ MIDI keyboard work with LMMS?

The Impact outputs MIDI...LMMS uses MIDI. MIDI is a pretty good standard, and any controller presented to the interface can be assigned in LMMS. The documentation on https://lmms.io/wiki/index.php?...
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Behringer Eurolive B115D for keyboards

It is unclear from the question whether the keyboard has a mono or stereo output so it's hard to say if you would need one or two of these. They do have 2 inputs but it will just mix them together. ...
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I have 2 keyboards PSR E353 and PSR I455. Can I connect them both in a midi setup?

The "USB TO DEVICE" connector is not useful for real-time MIDI. Both keyboards have a "USB TO HOST" connector, which can be connected only to a PC. So if you want to link them, you have to do this ...
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Sending bass from VST to bass amp

IMO, if the keyboard player fulfills a bassist role, then it is a good idea to use a bass amp! This way, at least on smaller stages you're sure that the bass will be properly present everywhere on ...
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Sending bass from VST to bass amp

I would probably go for a combined setup: Get a reamping box (reverse DI) to ensure correct levels and impedance. You can hook up the interface with the box using XLR and continue on to the bass ...
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FL Studio: How to register the actual keyboard sound?

Explanation You'll want to run a 1/4" (jack) cable out of your keyboards audio (main) out and plug it into your audio interface. Then in FL Studio you'll have to open the mixer and select an empty ...
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Live Keyboard MIDI Setup Ableton Live 9 [Max for live]

To "mute" a track when there's audio coming out of some other track, you can use sidechain compression. Here's how to do it: Insert a Compressor on the "LIVE KEYS BACKUP" track Select the "LIVE KEYS" ...
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WiFi protocol for Clavinova keyboards

If you can dig up the service manual, there is a minute chance that they cover some of the technical aspects there. If you have an iOS device with the app, you can document the consumer related ...
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Compatibility between Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal and M-Audio 88 II keyboard

No. The FC3 is only compatible with keyboards with half dampering capability. We recommend the FC4 piano style pedal instead. NOTE: The FC3 is only compatible with: S90ES/XS, MOTIFXS/XF, ...
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Trying to find a particular synth/keyboard from this song

I'll stick my neck out & say it's a Fender Rhodes - though half the time I'm wrong & it's a Wurlitzer ;-) Both were 'real' instruments, electric pianos which generated sound by using a piano ...
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Connecting Casio CTK 810-IN to PC

If it has USB out then you can use it with any software of your choice. Just go to preferences of the program and you can set it up there. The audio out is for connecting to speakers for live ...
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I just got a Blue Snowball Ice and it picks up my keyboard with Cherry Mx Blues

I also have a Blue Snowball Mic and a keyboard with Cherry MX Blue switches. Getting rid of typing noise seems straight forward if you are either typing OR talking. But filtering out the typing while ...
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I just got a Blue Snowball Ice and it picks up my keyboard with Cherry Mx Blues

Aren't Cherry MX Blues practically designed to be loud? I heard once that DasKeyboard used to offer ear plugs as an accessory (as a joke)... I love my mechanical keyboards, but I use MX Browns any ...
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