I have A Juno DS88, which should be able to send audio data. I also have Logic Pro X on my mac. I've been able to use it like a MIDI controller, but I'm trying to record the sounds my Juno gives me onto my computer. I think it's something to do with what I need to do in my DAW so if there are any Logic users around that would be or even if you're not.

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    I've noticed that you have posted this seem question twice before in previous months. Can you be more specific about where in the process you are having trouble? Your Juno DS88 is capable of doing this without the need for an audio interface, although the methods suggested below will also work. – Peter Apr 30 '19 at 17:16
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    Please don't ask the same question over and over again. If you still don't understand how to do this, edit your question to include more information, or comment on the answers to your previous question asking for more detail. – Todd Wilcox Apr 30 '19 at 22:45
  • How would I do this without an audio interface, I do not know the exact process. If there is a tutorial someone could link me to or somehow I'm missing something in the process that's all I'd like to know. The problem is I don't know what to do on my computer or on Logic Pro X to let it record the sounds. – Joey Peluka May 1 '19 at 0:03
  • The top answer right below this tells you exactly step by step how to do this without an interface. What do you feel is missing from the process? Perhaps try following the steps and asking a new question if you get stuck on a step. – Todd Wilcox May 1 '19 at 1:32
  • I'm voting to close this question because it's been asked before by the same user a gew times. – user45266 May 1 '19 at 4:43

The Roland Juno-DS can send audio to your DAW over USB; this will give you better audio quality than connecting the Juno's audio outputs to an audio interface, because the audio isn't converted to analog and back to digital.

To set-up the Juno-DS to work with USB:

  • Press MENU
  • Move the cursor to SYSTEM and press ENTER
  • Use the arrow left/right buttons to select the MIDI tab at the top of the screen
  • Move the cursor to USB Driver and set this to Vendor
  • Move the cursor to WRITE and press ENTER to save this setting
  • Switch the power off and back on again

To install the Juno-DS USB driver on your computer:

On some operating systems, the driver will be automatically downloaded and installed when you connect the Juno-DS to the computer with the USB cable. If not:

  • Go to https://www.roland.com/us/products/juno-ds/juno-ds88/
  • Click on Downloads
  • Download the "JUNO-DS Driver" for your operating system and version
  • Look for a file called setup in the content of the download, and run it
  • During installation of the driver, you may be asked to restart your computer

To check that the Juno-DS is properly connected:

In Mac OSX, look in the Audio MIDI Setup utility and confirm that the Juno-DS is listed in both the Audio and MIDI Studio windows.

In Windows, open the Device Manager and confirm that the Juno-DS is listed under Sound, Video and Game Controllers.

To select the Juno-DS as a sound source in Logic Pro X:

  • Open the Preferences and then the Audio menu
  • Click the Devices tab
  • Select the Juno-DS as the Input Device
  • Click on Apply Changes
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  • Note that for this particular asker, it must be a Mac because Logic Pro x is not available for Windows. – Todd Wilcox May 1 '19 at 1:34
  • @ToddWilcox Indeed; I forgot for a minute how Apple bought Emagic and screwed over the Logic for Windows users :-) – Your Uncle Bob May 1 '19 at 1:48
  • Thank you. However the what my Input Devices are listed as are: System Setting, USB Audio Device, Macbook Pro Microphone. Output Devices: System Setting, USB Audio Device, Macbook Pro Speakers, JUNO-DS. There is no JUNO-DS for the input, only USB Audio Device. Is this a problem with my driver? – Joey Peluka May 1 '19 at 12:22
  • @JoeyPeluka Sounds like a driver problem indeed. You could try removing the driver and reinstalling it. Also make sure you have the latest version of the Juno's system software installed (currently 2.10). If that doesn't help, you should probably contact Roland support, or see if they have an online troubleshooting forum. – Your Uncle Bob May 1 '19 at 13:37
  • Thanks. My keyboard says System Version: 1.06 in the information tab if that tells anything. Either way, would I need to download both the driver and the Juno system program thing? – Joey Peluka May 2 '19 at 5:20

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