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midi pickup question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by warwickben, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. I Wanna buy one of those midi pickups. and use it with reaosn and othere software synths i have.

    I forgot wat there called. its a little box with a midi in and out. and then u connect it to ur usb.

    can i just bu one and connect the midid cable to that from the pickup .

    sorry if this is over asked
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    there's two parts.
    you need either a divided pickup like the roland gk-2b on your guitar, or a piezo system. You then need to connect that output to a convertor (like the axon 100sb or roland gr-20) that'll convert your guitar audio signal to midi.