[Ardour-Users] How to connect a MIDI keyboard to a synth plugin ?
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Nov 2 14:25:15 PST 2015
> On Mon, 2 Nov 2015 17:07:05 -0500, jonetsu at teksavvy.com wrote:
> > On Mon, 2 Nov 2015 16:56:44 -0500
> > "jonetsu at teksavvy.com" <jonetsu at teksavvy.com> wrote:
> > > I get a similar problem with the built-in Resonable synth. I
> > > create
> > > a MIDI track, choose the Reasonable synth then in the 'tracks and
> > > busses' I select the USB ProKeys 88 external keyboard as input and
> > > playback 1 and 2 as audio outputs. Keys pressed ont he ProKeys 88
> > > are recognized by Ardour's MIDI activity window, but then no sound
> > > comes out of the synth, which makes me think that it does not
> > > receive
> > > the actual MIDI input.
> > Same with the Calf monosynth for that matter. To make it short,
> > none
> > of the plugin synth I have tried works. I must be doing something
> > wrong, but what ? The MIDI notes from the external keyboard are
> > seen
> > by Ardour, qjackctl shows the connection between the external
> > keyboard
> > and MIDI 1 of Ardour, but the plugin does not seem to get the MIDI
> > keys.
> I'm not an Ardour MIDI user, however, somebody already mentioned MIDI
> channels, other possibilities might or might not be
> - MIDI thru
aka MIDI monitoring
> - Audio connections for the MIDI plugin
perhaps missing audio connections or audio monitoring is disabled, audio
is muted or something similar
> It depends on how Ardour handles MIDI plugins.
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