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Who knows anything about Garageband/MIDI? I need help. My computer is telling me It recognizes an input, but when I play my yamaha p-85 keyboard nothing is transmitted. I have all the right wires connected. an M-Audio midi sport 1x1.
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Try reversing the MIDI connections.
  • Connect the MIDI adapter output to the Yamaha input.
  • Connect the MIDI adapter input to the Yamaha output.


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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Did not work. I've already tried all that. The computer recognized when the usb cable is plugged in that there is an input. but its not taking any data.
Electronics Technician: romr2009, Electronics Engineer replied 8 years ago
Did you check about this mac in the apple menu, then more info, to look at the usb devices connected and their status?

Edited by romr2009 on 6/29/2010 at 2:16 AM EST
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
USB MS1x1 MIDI Interface:

Product ID: 0x0160
Vendor ID: 0x0763 (M-Audio)
Version: 1.13
Speed: Up to 12 Mb/sec
Manufacturer: M-Audio
Location ID: 0x04100000
Current Available (mA): 500
Current Required (mA): 0

it shows up. as connected. i think its something i need to do with the keyboard possibly that is not happening. i even downloaded a driver from yamaha for the keyboard to midi
Electronics Technician: romr2009, Electronics Engineer replied 8 years ago
How about toggling the local control on the Yamaha?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
by toggle you mean turn it on or off? because i tried that as well to no avail.
Electronics Technician: romr2009, Electronics Engineer replied 8 years ago
If you already tried both local control on and local control off, try resetting the controllers:
  • Shut down the Mac, Turn off the Yamaha.
  • Unplug the Yamaha power cord from the wall outlet.
  • Wait 20 minutes.
  • Re-apply power.

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