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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby Escapegoat » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:11 pm

Y'all are failing to check the obvious thing! The P-115 is advertised as working with the iPad; Garageband is free, and includes squillions of decent instruments that are easy to dial up.

Of course, an iPad isn't free, but it's way cheaper than an equivalent MIDI module. My 2018 iPad was £200 used.

See here for the many ways Yamaha does this: https://uk.yamaha.com/files/download/ot ... _om_j0.pdf - so no doubt, you just need the relevant widget for connectivity - probably the one mentioned above.
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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:11 am

Not too obvious because it's mentioned in the P-115's manual nowhere. Thanks for the thought but I've decided to use the JV1010 along with the Hobbytronics USB DIN converter, both of which I already have and hence will cost me nothing. I'm going to see if I can make some sort of framework to hold them and associated bits like psu for the converter so as to make setup as straightforward as possible for the band when I'm not around.

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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby Wonks » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:14 am

Simples!

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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby The Elf » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:21 am

That's the hi-hat patch recorded - re-patch for the ride cymbal...
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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:58 am

Where would you keep the nuclear power plant? Can't help but admire the ergonomic placing of the keyboards, though.

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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby MarkOne » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:08 am

ConcertinaChap wrote:...I've decided to use the JV1010 along with the Hobbytronics USB DIN converter, both of which I already have and hence will cost me nothing. I'm going to see if I can make some sort of framework to hold them and associated bits like psu for the converter so as to make setup as straightforward as possible for the band when I'm not around.

Thanks all.

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So my thought is get:

1U Rack Tray: https://www.studiospares.com/ProductDetail.aspx?p=408890
1U Gig Bag https://www.studiospares.com/ProductDetail.aspx?p=487000

Then you shoud be able to mount the JV1010, the Hobytronics converter, the PSU and all the associated cables in there. Should be quite compact and tidy...

You basically should be able to rock up, plug in the power and the USB lead and play :thumbup:
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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby Sam Spoons » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:44 am

Or sticky velcro? I stick a battery power supply to various things (Boss MicroCube amp, MultiFX unit) pedals to boards, and other stuff. Stick the midi unit and PSU to the 1010 and bung it in a bag......
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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:47 am

I certainly had velcro in mind - still tons of the stuff in the house from the days when my wife had stands in gift trade fairs - but MarkOne's idea looks well worth looking into (with velcro, of course).

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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby ef37a » Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:04 pm

Don't know it but line lump PSUs are the very divil for spewing out hum or, in the case of the SM variety, a field of 100Hz modulated RF.
Tidy up by all means but PSUs will likely have to be a good two feet from any audio wires.

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Re: Good USB sound module?

Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:14 pm

Good point, thanks.

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