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by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

desmond wrote:
vixen wrote:Why wouldn't they sound good on PC speakers?
Because these things are a looong way from proper studio monitors, but if you're fine with them, that's fine.
So, can you recommend a great but inexpensive analog mixer with a link?
by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

PC speakers sound like shet compared to a regular amp, only little scrubs play through pc speakrs who think their vangelis who got bored and decided to learn music on a program only minus the skill My PC speakers have an amp, dude. They're THX 5.1 surround sound Logitech Z-5500 speakers with a 10" ...
by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

You have several options, buy a usb audio interface with multiple inputs, buy an analog mixer with a built in usb audio interface, or buy an analog mixer and a separate usb audio interface. For years I used a cheap yamaha analog mixer with an even cheaper behringer UCA202. Frankly I'd go ahead and ...
by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

MIDI does not carry sound. You can either get an audio interface with at least 6 inputs (three pairs, one pair each for each synth) which will route their audio into the computer (and back out to the speakers), or get a simple audio interface with a pair of inputs and a small submixer, so you can p...
by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

DocDeF4U17 wrote:you need a keyboard amp check out behringers
But I got the sound to play with the USB to MIDI cable before... Why do I need an amp?

What is the easiest DAW to just play the synth through the PC speakers?
by vixen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

Re: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What D

head phone jack? arent PC speakers the same? Yeah, what size do I need? You got a brand recommendation? I read that Mogami makes quality cables. Is this what I need? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mogami-GOLD-TRSXLRF-15-Patch-Cable-1-4-TRS-to-XLRF-15-Ft-NEW-/252951200979 How about if I want to upload patc...
by vixen
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 3255

How Do You Play Synthesizers Through PC Speakers? What DAW?

Hello, I just recently got a few vintage synthesizers, a Roland JP-8000, Yamaha DX7s (MKII), and a Yamaha SY77. I got a iConnectivity mio USB to MIDI adapter. I'm trying to play my synths through my PC speakers. What software do I need to set this up, and is there a good tutorial for it? I tried out...