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need midi from keyboard to laptop

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  1. Notepicker

    Notepicker Thread Starter

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    Have Sony Viao PCG-FRV27. Have tried to get my keyboard to this unit for my piano lessons. What type of hardware/software am I in need of.
     
  2. gotrootdude

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    A gameport on the laptop, and a midi cable.
     
  3. Notepicker

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    That is where the rub lies. There is no game port for a standard hook up. So... is there a pc card I need to instal. Or can a person use the USB connection?
     
  4. pronute

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    Yes if your keyboard is USB and your laptop has USB ports.
     
  5. Notepicker

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    I believe more information is in order. My keyboard has only midi I/O. I need to have both working for my keyboard tutor to funcion.
     
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