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No MIDI I've set-up MIDI and Audio settings as the manual suggests, but I still receive no MIDI signal from PC to UA-4FX. Any suggestions?

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Make sure you have the last windows updates, i know there is a tid on microsoft for that.

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Do not get MIDI signal via EDIROL UA25

Midi is data only, there is no actual sound to the midi tracks themselves. They need to be assigned to either a software synth or an external synth to actually make the sounds you want to hear.

For instance if you load a demo of a midi sequance you will need to add a software synth such as the TTS-1 or Roland sound canvas which are general midi compatable and will play the instruments sounds assigned to the demo's midi channels. Use the Synth Rack feature in Sonar to open one of them. Then you will need to assign the output of each of the midi tracks to that particular synth and you will get sound. Make sure to assing the synth's audio track to you UA-25 as its audio output.

I would suggest reading in the manual and following the tutorials included in the manual to get yourself familier with how this is all done. spacer.gif

May 25, 2008 | Edirol UA-25 External Sound System

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Edirol UA-25 not working on Mac OS X

I had the same problem. When I installed the Edirol software it prompted to 'reboot' and when it restarted all the lights on the Edirol came on.
Why don't you try it like that.
Hook up the Edirol Install the software Reboot
Best of luck Victoria

Nov 19, 2008 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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Code 12 error

Its normally a conflict error where devices are allocated the same IRQ, it's important that u understand how to go about it, the consequences can cause more conflicts if done wrongly, so i suggest u read from this site b4 u change anything

Mar 19, 2008 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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Edirol UA 4FX _Short Audio Signal dropout

try runing a cleaner ccleaner and ace utituies ok that stop those hickups give a atry make pc run alsot faster

Jan 28, 2008 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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No sound out from input

It's probably your computer, more specifically the type of application you're running it on/in. Also, when you install or fiddle with the settings, you have to be careful because it can be so confusing fixinfg them.

Dec 12, 2007 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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Problem with guitar

1.make sure the guitar/mic switch is pointed to the guitar side. increase the guitar/mic level. increase the output level. 2.another thing you can do is check the "sound and audio devices" to see if everything is set to Edirol UA-4FX. If everything isnt, fix it so that it does. and remember to disable your computers stock sound card. Edirol UA-4FX is your new sound card from now on. 3. if thats not the case, try reinstalling the drivers. 4. If all of the above fail, you probably have a loose connection/ bad wiring in the guitar/mic 1/4" input. you can choose to open up the device and solder that yourself and possibly lose your warranty or have the entire unit replaced. Hope I helped! good luck!

Apr 30, 2007 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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Midi OUT has "holes"

Midi out on your soundcard to midi in on your keyboard. Midi out on your keybaord to midi in on your soundcard It's a lot to do with audio drivers,asio drivers are a lot better than standard realtec drivers. A lot depends on your cpu memory etc,midi sends more than just one note at a time I can play all ten fingers on midi and that's with really powerful virtual synths. Cpu memory drivers all effect audio and midi

Sep 17, 2006 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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Problem with stability

Celeron CPU's will struggle with making music and limit what you can do with audio. Celerons are ok to play music but nor really for making music. Firewire is a better option for making music as it's really fast unlike USB. An option would be to get a faster CPU and try the soundcard again. But i would not use USB audio and would use an Audiophile 2496 soundcard as they are really cheap. Also midi is data and not audio, midi just works virtual instruments and is able to control keyboards through midi out. But first try a better CPU as a celeron isant that good for makign music. I know becouse i've been there done that and go really upset with the same problems your having at the moment. I played the midi files on cuabse and recorded it onto an audio chanel.

Aug 29, 2006 | Edirol UA-4FX External Sound System

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