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Does anyone know how to convert an old keyboard into an MIDI controller? Answered

I have an old electric organ and an '80s-'90s keyboard that I'd like to convert into MIDI controllers.  Can anyone help me, or at least send me in the right direction?

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

11 years ago

Do you want to update and modify your existing keyboards to accept midi or do you just want to use the keyboards to drive other midi devices?

highlyliquid.com/support/library/

Check out the link for some documentation how your non-midi keyboards work and the midi-retrofit kits they have.  Good luck.

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VoodooWitchDr.
VoodooWitchDr.

Reply 11 years ago

Basically I want to use a computer synth program with an MIDI keyboard.  I already own a Yamaha with and MIDI In/Out and a disc with driver software.  I need two keyboard to run the different voices that I want to use at the same time, so I wanted to convert one of my old keyboards to save money and pick up a new skill.

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skaar
skaar

Reply 9 years ago

maybe a midi 'mixer' will do the job.

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VoodooWitchDr.
VoodooWitchDr.

Reply 11 years ago

I almost forgot... thanks for the link.