If your soundcard can already play the soft synths, adding a usb midi interface (I'd recommend a Midisport 1x1 or 2x2) should work just fine. Unfortunately, I'm a Mac kinda guy, maybe there's a PC person that can go more into detail?
-andrew bunny --- Alan Bowman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Dear Tecnicool peoples out there, > > Sorry for the non Fluxlist content but I've given > myself the spinny head mess today trying to get a > simple answer for this one: > > I want to hook up my midi-controller keyboard to my > laptop, there's no game port so it looks like a > USB-midi interface is the way forward. > > Now I have a sneaking suspicion that my soundcard > may not be midi compatible - there doesn't seem to > be any midi port open when i try out software. > I have got some midi-modules in software form - > would they work instead of an external module? > > Before scraping through the dust and monkey nut > shells in the bottom of the FFFO coffers I need to > know what I can do. I only really have the money > for the interface no real hardware :-( > > Do these 'virtual' midi-modules eliminate the need > for a compatible soundcard? I can get them to play > stuff from the desktop but haven't tried with the > controller keyboard yet. > Still awake? > > As I'm sure you can tell I haven't got a clue what > I'm talking about and can't find a 'splaination of > the net that you don't need a physics degree to > unnerstand! > > yours > > desperate from venice > xxx > > > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com