Re: cannot get laptop to play notes from midi USB connection, help
Reply #6 –
Yeah, trying to record like this just makes the latency obvious, doesn't mean it isn't there
I am too, but I got carried away
Bugger - I thought it looked wrong
I don't think much latency would be in the USB connection itself, but rather in the electronics converting to MIDI and then getting that data into the synth, and the synths generation of the audio stream.
My own USB to MIDI converter (wherever it is) used to transmit from my MIDI keyboard and into my PC quite well, but I have no idea what latency there may have been. What I do know is that when recording while using my Creative Soundcard hardware synth to generate the sounds played to, there wasn't enough latency to cause any problems with the import into NWC. Thus I imagine any noticeable latency would probably have to be in the external synth. Hopefully it would be fast enough for it to be negligible.