[Ardour-Users] How to connect a MIDI keyboard to a synth plugin ?
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Nov 2 14:15:51 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
I'm not an Ardour MIDI user, however, somebody already mentioned MIDI
channels, other possibilities might or might not be
- MIDI thru
- Audio connections for the MIDI plugin
It depends on how Ardour handles MIDI plugins.
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