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Velcome to ze "Tips 'n' Tricks" bit - Here's a variety of tips from all areas of studio, midi & live work. The emphasis here is not just about tricks to get sounds, but also ideas to save money or time.

But surely YOU have soom real cool tips to share with your comrades in arms of the music world?! - Feel free to add your own money-saving or technique tips!

Check out some of the Tips below, or add your own & hey!... don't forget, there are plenty of FX-Tips in the Articles section too!

   


124 - cool MIDI-setup        

From: dj schwamm
Email: schwamm@hotmail.com
Date: 23-Sep-99


Ok, it took a long time to discover this trick. So read it carefully! It's very important to use the right midi-cables. If you buy cheap ones, they won't do it! Ask your dealer for the best cables he can get! They have to be fast. Remind: the more pins they have, the easier and faster they work! Next step: Ask for new midi-connectors for your musicmachines (e.g. sampler, synth, ...). They have to fit to the midi-cables you buy, so take a good look! Now the trick: ALWAYS, yes:ALWAYS: check, if you plug the RIGHT cable into the RIGHT connector! DONT connect midi in with midi in or midi out with midi out! ALWAYS connect MIDI IN with MIDI OUT and MIDI OUT with MIDI IN!!! GOT IT? REALLY? Sleep over it, and then you'll realize how this tip changed your life.

It took me 6 months to discover this style of connection. Hope I helped you out of your midiprobs!

DJ Schwamm


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