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Is it possible to hook up a RockBand 3 Keyboard to an Audiobox?

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asked Nov 13 in Studio One 3 by doctorductape (300 points)

Hello! I am curious if you can hook up a RockBand 3 Keyboard to an Audiobox, because it DOES have a MIDI port. If you could, it would make a nice keytar, seeing that it has 2 octaves of keys, a pitch bend strip, and a button. (I'm assuming that would be an octave up out-of-game, either that, or do nothing.) In-game, it uses a USB dongle, so I don't know if I need that or not. Also, it is very odd that it has one UNLABELED MIDI port. It also has what appears to be 2 AUX ports and a reconnect button. (oddly enough, mine only has one...) I have heard of this working, but I don't know if it would work or not in my situation. 

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answered Nov 13 by Jamesrhone1 (155,000 points)
 
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Hello,

This should be possible.

Connect it to your AudioBox via MIDI cable out of the controller to the MIDI in of the AudioBox.

Open Studio One > Options > External Devices and create a New Keyboard, with the MIDI Receive From set to the AudioBox MIDI input.  Set this as the Default Instrument and press OK.

Start a new song, add Presence for instance and test.
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