Re: Connecting two MIDI Devices

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Posted by Bob on March 06, 2001 at 01:38:52:

In Reply to: Connecting two MIDI Devices posted by Hyppo on March 04, 2001 at 05:47:23:

: Can I connect two midi devices to a only
: MIDI In (the soundcard one)???
: I tried the THRU port but that's for controlling two or more devices from a PC sequencer. I need to connect two MIDI controllers to the PC MIDI In to control (on separate channels) two parts of my Reason Software (
: Have any idea??? Please HELP!

You'll need either a MIDI merge box, or better yet a 2x2 MIDI interface.
A merge box cost about the same as an interface, and you get more features with it.
If you have USB, check out the MIDIMAN Midisport 2x2, or for a single in/out port
the Roland UM-1. (in this case you can use the soundcard as the second input).
If you don't have USB port on your computer, you can get serial or parallel port
interfaces. For pictures and descriptions follow the link below :

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