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Midi keyboard sound quality bad

Yamaha porta grand piano, when connected to my laptop by usb and the output on my music creator 4 going through laptop soundcard and / or the piano. the sound has a strange buzzing sound that accompanies and trails the notes played. makes the piano sound like a piece of junk, please help

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You are likely running it thru a soft synth. Check the help files there is a section in there on "using soft synths" that will explain it more fully. Plus a usb connection can sometimes be problematic (not always). But the tutorial in the help files will tell u how to use the sounds from the piano instead of the MIDI sounds

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