midi to 1/4" adapter

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midi to 1/4" adapter

Unread postby DLake44 » Thu Jul 20, 2006 4:45 pm

i've been looking around the internet for a MIDI -> 1/4" adapter and have yet to find one - anyone know where can i get one, or if they exist at all?
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Unread postby Brock » Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:31 pm

I've certainly never seen one, and I doubt you'd ever find one. They carry entirely different types of data. What do you need it for?
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Unread postby mattinbeloit » Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:24 pm

It's not as simple as throwing in a little adapter. MIDI is a digital data signal that has to be translasted, it's just 0's and 1's, MIDI is NOT audio. 1/4 inputs transmit an audio signal. If it is essential to go MIDI to 1/4, then you will have to run the MIDI to a processor/translator (Like a computer) and then run a 1/4 from the processor to the desired 1/4 jack. The majority of MIDI instruments, like pianos, have a 1/4 out or RCA out or something that you can transmit as an audio signal to a 1/4 input. What are you wanting to do?
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Unread postby DLake44 » Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:15 pm

oh, well i have a digital piano and was thinking about different ways to record it, just wondering about if it was possible to do it using MIDI. But i can just record it out of the headphone jack

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Unread postby RunsWithBuffalo » Thu Jul 20, 2006 10:41 pm

You need some sort of midi program and have the ability to hook up your keyboard via usb.
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