[LAU] Outboard gear users: What MIDI interface are you using?

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Mar 13 02:14:12 EST 2010

Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-12 at 10:17 -0800, Rob Wentz wrote:
>> With soooooo much stinkin attention and emphasis put towards
>> softsynths these days, I'm curious... what are all you *other* linux
>> audio musicians who actually still use outboard gear (more than
>> relying on softsynths)  using as a MIDI interface for your linux
>> sequencers?? 
> Emu Midi1X1, the interface in my Delta 1010LT and my Xiosynth, the
> latter also occasionally doing duty as mike/line input and mix out ;-)

I have the Midi1x1.

>> bonus points for anything that gives me more than 4 ports of i/o. 
>> I'm using six pieces of midi gear in my studio these days, so a 4 port
>> does me no good, unless an arguement can be made that 2x 4-port midi
>> i/os could be more stable than one 8port i/o.
> So, you're using one MIDI device per port?  Madness...

Hmmm, how do you use more than one MIDI device per port?

I plan to add a MIDI keyboard controller, would like to keep my existing 
keyboard around for its sound capabilities.

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