Questions tagged [keyboard]

A family of musical instruments both acoustic (piano, harpsicord, etc.) and electronic which is played by depressing keys, each of which represent a musical tone. In electronic music, keyboards are often used to imitate other instruments or utilize wholly electronic sounds.

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What are the base notes that different tuning system used?

I’m trying to understand how the different tuning systems and temperaments were used from the past. Would people tune their instruments based on the key of the piece they were going to play? Is there ...
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Computer doesn't receive proper sustain pedal MIDI signals from digital piano?

When I connect my piano to my computer and press the sustain pedal, it just plays a C note. (Garageband, and Musescore.) I have an Arius YDP-161 digital piano and a MIDI to USB converter. I use a ...
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Building Registration Banks

I have a PSR-S950. I have already stored the 8 voices in the keyboard. According to the books I should be able to store 8 additional in the next Bank #2 than another 8 voices in the next Bank #3 etc....
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Creating custom air raid siren sound (User Tone) on Casio CTK-611

I would like to create an air raid siren sound on the Casio CTK-611 keyboard (or a keyboard that works the same). The keyboard allows users to edit certain features of the pre-set instrument sounds to ...
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What should I look for while considering a used keyboard?

I used to learn piano when I was little and now I'm considering to start again as a complete beginner. I don't know how long this is going to stick so I'm going for a used instrument. I found a not-so-...
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Rockjam keyboard plays on its own

I have been using the RockJam RJ88DP keyboard for the past year, and I have been having a consistent problem with it. Most of the time, it works fine, but about once every few hours the lights start ...
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JUNO DS 61 RECORDING GUITAR

I just got the Juno DS-61 and was interested in recording some guitar licks directly on to the keyboard to use on the performance pads. I want to do this without a DAW or midi just DI into the ...
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Why would the B natural key be on the left of the B flat key

Reseaching early keyboard layouts, Wiki states that early keyboards, to facilitate Gregorian chant, had eight white keys per octave, leaving just four 'black keys' - which may well have been white, as ...
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Get output from keyboard in mono powered mixer

I have 2 keyboards that I want to connect to a powered mixer Work Kronus PRO 6500. The mixer has 6 mono inputs and 2 stereo RCA. First keyboard is a Korg that has 2 outputs L (mono) and R. This one ...
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Yamaha YDP 163 touch too hard

I have a 2 years old Yamaha YDP 163, and it is very hard to play on it. I did the coin test, and it was around 100g on middle C, around 80g in the higher range, and 120-150g in the lower range. ...
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Is there any way to change pitch bend wheel values in real time?

I have midi keyboard on repair (Evolution MK361-C) that has problems with Pitch Wheel. Pitch Wheel is not sendind accurate high values (7F as max) to computer, it sends maximum value of about 7A-7C. ...
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M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3, additional keys for FL studio

Is there any way to make them work? Yeah, including volume bar and pitch \ modulation wheels Would be really convenient to actually use them for what they were made for. Thanks in advance!
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Trigger / sync drum beat / drum machine to MIDI keyboard bass line

I play a bass line with my left hand, melody with my right and chords between the two. I want to add in drum beats triggered and synced to my left hand bass. For example, if I play C-E-G-D-F#-A-C-E-G ...
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Playing Casio LK-100 in Auto-Play Mode without Rhythm & Accompaniment

Is it possible to set up a Casio LK-100 so it plays tunes automatically WITHOUT the rhythm, metronome, and accompaniments - only the musical notes? The user manual seems to be silent on this topic, ...
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How do I turn on sustain on Casio CT-X9000IN keyboard without a sustain pedal?

Casio CT-X5000 has sustain button but CT-X9000IN does not though both are same keyboard. So how do I turn on sustain on CT-X9000IN without a sustain pedal?
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How do I get Wurlitzer Electric Piano sound on my yamaha keyboard

I really want to a strong accent (>) for the chords, so that they stand out from rest of the chord progression. I'm playing a song with Electric Piano tone on my keyboard - YAMAHA PSR-S 670 and I ...
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Yamaha P45 MIDI Capabilities / What are the requirements for controlling this keyboard with my computer?

Prefacing this post with a link to a post covering the same topic, but I'm having a hard time understanding if any of these solutions allow me to use my computer to change the instruments and ...
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Digital Piano/Electronic Keyboard replacement key

I completely snapped one of the unweighted keys on my digital piano/keyboard. After a bit of searching on the internet, I can't find where I might order a replacement key to switch the broken one out ...
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Roland FP-7 Music Stand

The glass music stand on my FP-7 recently broke, and I am seeking a replacement. Since the model is discontinued and replacement parts are now hard to come by, I wonder if a replacement music rest ...
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How to make the sx900 Accompaniment in the rhythm section sound rich without starting the style playback?

When I play the chords in the Accompaniment section without starting the style playback in psr i455 or 500 or any of the earlier models, the sound of the chords is very rich and loud. However, in ...
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A microphone and my Yamaha PRS E363

I am a beginner and I need to by a microphone. I want to make sure I make the right choice. Can a microphone be connected to my Yamaha E363? Can I use a microphone connected thru my computer? Is ...
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How do I get Logic Pro X to record the audio from my keyboard?

I have all the necessary cables to do this, however I'd like to know how to get it going.