Is there anyone who has an analog synth hooked up and working with MIDI to USB?

I just got a Moog that has no usb out and I'm trying to figure out how to get Ableton to at least recognize the keyboard as MIDI. I'm stuck at where you choose control surfaces. I have a mio MIDI to usb connecting them.


Brian1234321 3 years ago | 0 comments

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  • [daw] Ableton staff
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    Hi there, 

    The control surfaces section mainly deals with MIDI controllers, not so much with analog synthesizers, as their purpose is not controlling Live but rather you want to control the devices themselves. 

    Saying this, there is no control surface script for analog synths in Live, you can simply ignore this section of the MIDI Sync preferences. 

    For setting up Live to work with external gear, please refer to this article, explaining all necessary steps and adjustments in detail:

    Hope this helps, 



    3 years ago | 1 comment

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