[LAU] Advice: solution to hookk up several USB-MIDI devices

Jeanette C. julien at mail.upb.de
Thu Jul 26 16:06:26 CEST 2018

Hey hey,
I have several keyboards now, which come with their built-in USB-MIDI 
interface (four to be precise) and I have three more synths that need to be 
connected to MIDI. For the latter I use USB-MIDI adapter cables. Alas, I also 
have other USB devices, which need to be connected, not least my braille 

So, what would be the cheapest/best alternative to hook up all those MIDI 
devices? A bigger USB-hub? Is it possible to have more than four ports on a 
hub anyway?

Due to technical restrictions MIDI-chaining is no option.

All my devices have standard 5pin MIDI DIN sockets, so some kind of USB-MIDI 
interface would be possible. Only two of the synth need to be connected as 
inuts, all the other would only receive output (being modules).

What would be viable and inexpensive options to get all these device connected 
to the computer?

Best wishes,


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