Controlling a Modular via MIDI keyboard?
Old 4th December 2012
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Controlling a Modular via MIDI keyboard?

Own an Oxygen 25 MIDI keyboard. Just bought a Doepfer Dark Energy. Put simply, how do I signal key presses from the Oxygen to the DE?

Do I connect the Oxygen to the computer via USB, then the DE to a DAW through MIDI?

I'm lost.
Old 4th December 2012
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Oxygen MIDI out > Dark Energy MIDI in.

If the Oxygen does not have a MIDI out (could be - on some keyboards they've started to omit them and use USB exclusively)

Oxygen USB > computer
Dark Energy USB > computer
Route the incoming signals of the Oxygen to the Dark Energy.

Both should show up as standard MIDI devices; it depends on what DAW you use (hint: tell us which) how you go about routing everything.
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Thanks. Using FL Studio. No MIDI out on Oxygen. Don't have a USB cablewith the Doepfer, but it does have a USB connection. (second hand so guess there should be, will a generic one work?).

At the moment I have a MIDI In from Dark Energy to MIDI Out of MIDI Interface. I have my Oxygen connected to FL Studio via USB. The MIDI Interface is sending MIDI Out from key presses of the Oxygen, but still no sound. My set-up





Appreciate the response, realise this is bread and butter stuff but i just really want to hear the thing!
Old 4th December 2012
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Ahah! Got it receiving MIDI, had to use USB from Oxygen to connect it and send MIDI from just the piano roll.

Still no sound though. Hmmm
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Uhh headphones connected to wrong output. Have a low hum, will consult manual for rest.

Thanks!
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