Question about Steinberg Cubase SX3

Open Question

Connecting Yamaha DJX Keyboard to Cubase SX

Alright, so i've familiarized myself to my Cubase SX enough to have decided to expand on my 'lil home studio. I'm using PreSonus Firebox to connect my instruments to Cubase SX through the instrument ports at the front. http://www.zzounds.com/item--PRSFIREBOX . For the life of me, when Midi comes to play, I get lost in all the technical mumbo that comes with the instruction manual, which then turns into a migraine by the end of it.

I've read 3 different manuals, one to my keyboard, one to Cubase, and the one to the Firebox, to which none gives me a direct answer as to how I get the keyboard to play as a keyboard, and not a vst in Cubase. Oh yeh, the lovely pics show you how to plug it in, but they don't tell you precisely what configuarations needs to be done to make it all work in perfect harmony.

At the back end of my PreSonus, there is a midi in and a midi out. I have the keyboard going midi out into the PreSonus midi in. I open my Cubase SX and no sound, no nothing. Where must I go into the Cubase to configure the settings to make this keyboard work in it? I could really use a step by step here, something similar to Cubase SX for dummies shall we say, lol.

Posted by on

  • Marc  Earl
    Marc Earl Jan 05, 2009

    O.k, so when I got back home last night I decided to fiddle around with my Cubase and DJX some more, 'cept this time, I went from the heaphone jack out to the in ports to my PreSonus Firebox and guess what....I worked, lol!! It is fully functional, and if I lign up the BPM's, no issues, no problem;).



    As for the MIDI, I got that working too, 'cept the only way i'll use it is if I could find a VST that has Piano capability...none of my vst's contain the Piano, 'cept for all 'em weird Synth sounds. Any VST recommendations?

×

4 Suggested Answers

  • 34 Answers

SOURCE: Playing Roland RS50 through Cubase SE on a PC

Sounds like you may have a MIDI loop. If the Midi I/O Meters on the transport bar ar all the way up then that's the case. Uncheck the speaker Icon next to the track when you are playing.

It's also usually a good idea to have each track set to have it's midi input be just your controller, not "All MIDI Inputs" which it is by default.

Finally, make sure your instrument has "Local Off" configured under its MIDI settings. This prevents it triggering its internal sounds directly and forces everything to go through the sequencer.

If my advice was helpful pleae vote for me!

Posted on Nov 16, 2007

  • 19 Answers

SOURCE: delay on keyboard when using with cubase and reason

this is because of the lantency of your sound card and your driver settings.

with 2 seconds,
that sounds like you're using a MME driver for your card.

try to change the driver to ASIO (if possible),
if not, change it to directX

you can do that that way:

- Open up Devices > Device Setup > VST Multitrack

- Drop-down the ASIO Driver settings on the right side of the screen

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

  • 75 Answers

SOURCE: firebox and cubase se not workin

https://www.steinberg.net/1069+M52087573ab0.html, If u have purchased the software,just go to this this link,register ur product. U will get the steinberg cubase customer care, just try contacting them and rectifying the problem, because this is too specific and technical.BEST OF LUCK!!!! THANK U!!!!

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: I can hear sound through midi only

try checking in your device manager. If you have computer speakers and a soundcard...disable the speakers so they will go thru the soundcard...i just had the same problem...but now I have sound but can't pcik up the mic!! AAHHH!

Posted on May 05, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I had a cubase sx file open on my computer and suddenly there was a fluctuation in power and my computer went off. I booted my computer again, tried to reopen my cubase file and it says ''invalid project...


That probably had nothing to do with Cubase then. However if it did, it might be too big for the computer - or it could be a possible virus/trojan

Mar 17, 2010 | Steinberg Cubase SX3

1 Answer

Can't export song as audio mixdown on Cubase SX


I had this same problem, only it was after a reinstallation. Fixed it by changing the Output in the Audio Mixdown settings box to
"BUS 1 (Stereo)".

Jun 14, 2009 | Steinberg Cubase SX3

1 Answer

Can't change the tempo on cubase sx


on the play panel click track

Oct 28, 2008 | Steinberg Cubase SX3

3 Answers

Cubase REcording/Playback Problems


check first the sample rate maybe its to high like instead of 44k. its in 48 96 or something like that so the buffering isnt catching with the recoding . alogn with your lattency configuration must devices are ok in 512 latency.
and also be shure not to be recording directly to tyour external hard drive
in case of plugin overload issue it would not stop recording suddenly it would slow down first with some crackles and then stop or must shure freeze.
so impretty shure its somethin else.
hope it works

good luck

May 10, 2008 | Steinberg Cubase SX3

1 Answer

Usb mic in cubase sx3


you have a pci audio card so maybe you can add an extra input device by going to devices panel or press F4 shortcut.
and choose your usb mic.
also you can check your wavelab audio inputs. they must have the same config so if you can record woth your usb mic and your poci card in wave lave you must be able to do so in cubase sx

hope it works

Apr 01, 2008 | Steinberg Cubase SX3 (502010600) for PC,...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

188 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Steinberg Computers & Internet Experts

Raghavendra Nagaraj
Raghavendra Nagaraj

Level 2 Expert

105 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

98868 Answers

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

4678 Answers

Are you a Steinberg Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...