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Old 08-23-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
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Question Using a keyboard

I have had a PSR GX76 Yamaha, 76 keys keyboard for a while.
Here lately I have been using Frooty Loops to make some kewl beats.
I'd like to add my keyborad into the mix and make my own soundtracks.
I'm no pro at any means, I just get these projects in my head and then go after it with all I have.
I have a musical background with some training, I play 7 instraments so far. My jams have me wanting to save to file.
So, anyone have a setup for a keyboard, I would be interested in hearing of how to setup.

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Old 08-24-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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I found a USB to Midi ....that should do it.

Now I have to wait till payday

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Old 09-05-2008, 08:09 PM   #3
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Got it and setting up.
As usuall the drivers that come on the disk are out of date, no vista drivers, but I found the latest at Yamaha site.
Now to set up FL 8xxl
What I want to do is to make background music for my race videos.

I'll post the first one at YouTube to see what everyone thinks

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Could you post some more information and pictures of this setup? I have been thinking of getting a keyboard to play around with but heard that Vista is not nice with MIDI stuff. Thanks!
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Could you post some more information and pictures of this setup? I have been thinking of getting a keyboard to play around with but heard that Vista is not nice with MIDI stuff. Thanks!
I found the Vista driver for Yamaha
I'm using the Midi to USB interface, Yamaha UX16
OS on machine is Vista 32 bit
I'm checking out Frooty Loops Studio 8 Demo before buying
So far it works Great, I just can't save anything untill I make the purchase.

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I'm still waiting to be able to use my Tuba with the PC.

/me doesn't really own a Tuba.
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I'm still waiting to be able to use my Tuba with the PC.

/me doesn't really own a Tuba.
I think the trombone is the closest to the tuba that you can use...maybe a different keyboard



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I highly recommend you check out Ronald Jenkee's YouTube page:

http://www.youtube.com/user/ronaldjenkees

When I first listened to him, I was addicted. I bought his album and coincidentally just listened to it a few minutes ago (hence why I'm thinking of it). He also uses a combination of a keyboard (or two) along with FL Studio.

Might give you some ideas of what you could try.
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