#1
If I bought something like this, could I use it to use my guitar as a MIDI controller for a Yamaha digital piano which I have access to? It's not a synth but seeing as it has a MIDI input it should still work, right?

Thanks in advance
#3
Yes it should work. However I have no idea how well those things track, especially on the bass notes. There's a reason proper MIDI converters use a separate hex pickup. I wouldn't buy one without testing it first.
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#4
i think theres midi guitars to buy that would work better, and they dont cost so much either
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#5
Quote by Jaekae
i think theres midi guitars to buy that would work better, and they dont cost so much either


Great to see you read the original post...

It should work, although like Cath said, the lower/est notes may have some issues.
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#6
Quote by Mopy
Great to see you read the original post...

It should work, although like Cath said, the lower/est notes may have some issues.


a midi guitar would still be better to use as a midi controller..
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#7
Thanks a lot for the reply. From what I've seen on YouTube, tracking isn't a problem, there are people playing really really fast and it honestly tracks them perfectly. I've also heard that rolling down the tone knob would help.

I don't have the money or space for a MIDI guitar, and to be honest, since I won't be using the converter for much more than messing around, there would be no point at all in having one. I'm getting bored of going into this forum for some advice and being recommended something large, expensive and not at all what I asked about.
#8
If you just want something cheap to mess around with you could try the Sonnus G2M which costs around £60...$90

EDIT... Oops just read your original post. Yes I would recommend the G2M. I use one (that's me playing crap in the video) and find it's fine for noodling around. You can also use it for scoring music in a DAW like Cubase.
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