[LAU] Cheap USB MIDI interfaces

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Sun Mar 22 20:00:00 EDT 2009

On Mon Mar 23  9:44 , Justin Smith  sent:

>On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org> wrote:
>> Another +1 for MidiSport
>> I've got the 2x2 never had a problem with it.
>> --
>> Will J Godfrey
>> http://www.musically.me.uk
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>Any USB1.1 compatible midi device should work, it definitely will if
>it is class compliant (which almost all of them are). Midi is a slower
>protocol and you don't have to worry about a/d/a quality since it is
>end to end digital, so really there is no reason not to get a simple
>usb1.1 class compliant midi adaptor, yamaha has a very cheap one that
>looks like two midi cables connected to a usb cable with a small extra
>knob of plastic in between, that works just great in my experience,
>model UX16.
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I have used an old edirol um-1 bought second hand.. works very well..  
As Justin said any USB 1.1 compliant interface will work, there are also some
very cheap chinese ones on ebay, which are probably fine.. 

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