Re: Midi using joystick port

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Posted by Bob on February 01, 2001 at 16:11:17:

In Reply to: Midi using joystick port posted by John on January 30, 2001 at 19:45:40:

: I have a connector that bridges a game port to MIDI, but not sure where I can get the software to make it work. I'm not sure but I think I got the connector from an old SB board. My computer has the joystick port on the motherboard and it has an onboard Yamaha synthesizer. Any freeware anywhere that would turn the joystick port into MIDI??

You need a SoundBlaster or compatible soundcard, the on-board joystick port will never work as MIDI port.
Since you have a new computer, it probably has a USB port, so I would recommend a USB/MIDI cable
called Roland UM-1. You can get it at the link below.

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