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Latency is due to the audio driver for the audio card. Cubase uses ASIO-drivers (an invention by Steinberg themselves) which mean they are optimized for the sound card if the manufacturer of the sound card makes ASIO-drivers available. For sound cards that doesn't support ASIO there are workarounds such as DirectX ASIO (built-in in Cubase IIRC) and Asio4All ...


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I'm afraid you are stuck as the Realtek chipset doesn't have a dedicated ASIO driver. As tomeoftom's mention in his answer, you can use the Asio4All. This will give you the ASIO interface but not necessarily the low latency that comes from using a dedicated ASIO driver. This is because Asio4all is more a interface "wrapper" than an optimized driver - it ...


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I would use the sound desk. It's always on & you won't need to swap it out every couple weeks. Hopefully... :) Drawbacks? You may need to use a ground lift on your keyboard if there's hum. For a relatively stationary system like a church...no need to fiddle with batteries.


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It is rare to find a new electronic keyboard that doesn't also have MIDI. So if you want some basic sounds and the ability to play away from your computer, then go ahead and get a keyboard with sounds built into it. Dedicated MIDI controller keyboards may offer more control via knobs, faders and sometimes pads. If you need any of that stuff, then you may ...


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According to the manual, your YPG-535 uses the standard controller - CC# 64 - for the sustain pedal. It is possible that Windows Media Player ignores controller data and just plays the notes. You will need to examine the MIDI File in an editor or DAW that will show you controller values as well as notes. If you see CC 64 set to ON when you played the ...


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Try contacting Roland or your official Roland Service Center first. Korg and Yamaha both have reputations for helping out with their products even when they are long out of warranty. Roland doesn't have that reputation as much, but you should still start by asking them. If you can't get Roland to supply you with a chip, then look for forums where people who ...


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Audio First, be aware that each input jack on the interfaces you are considering (and the vast majority of audio interfaces) is mono, not stereo. So you will need 4 input jacks just to plug in your two keyboards. Admittedly, it's not entirely helpful that in their marketing language companies will say "stereo line input" when what they really have is two ...


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The cable includes an in-line MIDI adapter. (MIDI and USB are not compatible signals.) M-Audio is a respected manufacturer while the other one is a no brand adapter. It might not work as well or might not support as many channels, but at $5, it's hard to go wrong giving it a try and the reviews seem to indicate it will work for your purposes. If I had to ...


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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 speakers. No delay at all.


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As AJ Henderson and Warrior Bob mentioned, those cables are also MIDI interfaces. I have several of the cable-style MIDI interfaces, as well as an old eMagic AMT8 and a MOTU 828 MK2. A few of my synths with USB interfaces function as USB-MIDI interfaces, but I rarely use them for that purpose. I also have the Elektron TM-1 interface for my MachineDrum. For ...


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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 have an instrument input suitable for guitar and bass, on the rear you have stereo (L and R) line in, ideal for keyboard. Moreover there is a mic input too (...


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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 that for the vocoder to work you need two signals, a modulator (your voice) and a carrier (synth sound). You need to set the vocoder to receive your computer's ...


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There seem to be quite different models of the Privia; the one I know doesn't actually have a real line out but a stereo headphones output. Now, this is normally not optimal for recording in a complex studio setup, but can work surprisingly well with computers' stereo line-in's. Apple is really quite decent in that regard, so you might in fact get absolutely ...


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the biggest portion of latency is almost always in the software synthesizer. the lame ones (who don't use the minimum latency that the sound card says it can handle) have to be configured for the number of millisecs of audio they will buffer. Or, if they're REALLY lame, you won't be able to change that buffer size and will have to just suffer with their ...


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Your "MIDI-USB cable" is a MIDI interface: a computer-addressable device that accepts and sends MIDI messages through MIDI DIN jacks. In this case both of the indicated devices are specifically USB MIDI interfaces. Featurewise, there's likely no difference between them. The price differential is probably due to name and build quality. Sometimes the fancier ...


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See if Sibelius supports ASIO drivers (look for Asio4All for an implementation that should work without a dedicated soundcard). If your keyboard also has MIDI Out, maybe a MIDI-to-USB converter cord will be better for latency - the Roland UM-ONE, which I use and works great for Ableton, is 35-50AUD on Ebay.


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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 something to look into is the pickup pattern. If you use a mic with a cardioid pickup pattern and can position it so the keyboard is to the rear of the mic, the mic ...


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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 "Reaper" or "Pro-Tools". If you are starting from scratch, it's a long road ahead of you, but rewarding as you make the journey.


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sure, you can totally connect the Casio to the interface. ...one side of it at least. You need a cable that is stereo at the Casio end and dual mono 1/4" at the interface end...I can't tell if the output jack on the keyboard is 1/8" or 1/4", but it's definitely stereo. And you'll be able to plug in one channel of the Casio to the interface. Left or ...


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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're looking for is a sound module or software synthesizer that can replicate the sound of your Yamaha keyboard. One common format for this is a VST plugin - a ...


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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" track as the sidechain input Set Ratio to the maximum Set Threshold to the minimum If you now have a clip playing on the "LIVE KEYS BACKUP" track and you ...


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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, P120,140,155,P250, P60, P70, P85/P95,NP30, All CP series digital pianos. - Yamaha FAQ From what I understand, the FC3 features "continuous sustain". This ...


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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 keyboard & mechanical levers & hammers similar to a real piano, but instead of strings, had metal bars or tines which were struck by the hammers. The ...


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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 performances. Try the program GarageBand, it is very cheap and suitable for a person who wants to record their piano playing. The only problem that you may encounter is ...


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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 speaking would take quite a bit of effort and could also result in taking away sound that you want to hear that is part of your voice. For me the best solution ...


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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 time there's going to be a mic in use (like for videoconferencing. Obviously I don't use a keyboard at all when I'm recording something important.) That said, the ...


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You gonna need an audio interface (unless you got decent sound card allready, but most of them are multimedia purposed, and not the best solution for recording of any kind). Your keyboard does not support USB recording, so You'll need to use lineout jack. After getting the audio interface, you will need to just plug the instrument in and that's that ...


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I think you need to provide more info before someone can really answer this completely. What kind of keyboards do you have, and, especially, what kind of output/inputs do they have? But I don't believe your description of what you want to do is possible on either of those interfaces. The 2i4 only has 2 mono inputs (these are both XLR and line-in, so you can ...


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