How to Connect Digital Piano to Recording Software using Midi to USB Cable
How to connect a Digital Piano to recording software such as Cubase, Reason, FL Studio using a Midi to USB cable.
Most users also buy a Midi to USB cable when they buy a new digital piano or keyboard, so that they can work with their laptop / computer.
But most first-timers face this problem where the software doesn't recognize the digital keyboard and whatever they play on the piano is not heard / recorded in the recording software.
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Do you need an amplifier to hear the sound? It depends on what sort of setup you are looking at.
Once the digital piano keyboard is connected to the computer properly, and the DAW software recognizes it, ideally you should be able to hear the sound from the computer.
If you are doing just to see how the connection works, you could use the computer speakers or even use some good headphones.
But if you want to do some serious music work, you need to get good pair of speakers (monitors).
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