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Midi compatible usb expander?
Old 22nd December 2010
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Midi compatible usb expander?

There are only two usb ports on my macbook pro, and I'm gonna need more, because I'm getting more gear soon. I have this usb expander thing that turns one port into four. I tried using my axiom through it, it works, except for the pitch wheel and aftertouch, and I imagine other things are messed up with it. I also tried hooking up my H4 zoom that I use as an interface, and it doesn't work at all. Does anyone know of a usb hub that will transmit all the midi data reliably and work with an audio interface?

This thing honestly looks really cheap and came with a laptop bag so, I don't have much confidence in it
Belkin USB 2.0 4-Port Ultra Mini Hub F5U407
Old 22nd December 2010
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i absolutely hate that my MB doesnt have three usb ports. I will never use a usb hub ever again. found one i thought i liked in prep for a big show and it worked great right up until the point when we were supposed to go on. JUST MY LUck
Old 22nd December 2010
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Why not get a USB to midi interface instead?
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