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is it possible to use an audiobox USB without a pc?

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asked Dec 28, 2015 in AudioBox USB by scooby2 (130 points)
Hi,  I bought an m-audio Oxygen 88 keyboard, not realising it had no external output to speakers.  It works through my PC, but I'd like to use it just with a synthisiser and speaker so I got myself an Audiobox USB.  I figured as it accepts MIDI in (the keyboard does MIDI out) and has outputs for speakers and headphones it would just work, but no joy.  I suspect I've bought the wrong product, but can anyone confirm whether the Audiobox USB can work how I want it to?  By the way, even keyboard > synth > speaker doesn't work, although PC (virtual keyboard) > synth > speaker does.

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answered Dec 28, 2015 by matthewgorman (52,040 points)
No. You need a connected PC to do what you explained. MIDI is just data. You would need a PC for the keyboard as a way to trigger sounds, and the AB does not work as a stand alone device.