What cable?

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  • 08-28-2010, 09:30 AM
    craftyalice
    What cable?
    I have a Casio PT-1 simple keyboard which has a power adaptor of 6V and only a jack headphone output. Is it possible to get a cable to output to USB into my PC - Windows XP SP3 - such as ElectroFarm LTD USB 2.0 Charger & Music Cable for Apple iPod Shuffle?
    It's a real newbie question but hope you can help. Thanks.
  • 08-28-2010, 07:50 PM
    blackraven
    You would need to get an adapter to split it to rca jacks and then you can buy and rca to usb converter.

    Is the headphone jack a standard jack or a 3.5mm like this-

    http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2


    and then something like this-

    http://www.music123.com/Alesis-Phono...20490.Music123
  • 08-30-2010, 12:21 AM
    craftyalice
    jack to jack
    It's a 3.5 standard jack. I have so many cables I can't believe I don't have one that will do. What about jack to jack for line-in or jack to phono with jack adapter to line-in? Do I definitely need this rca splitter?

    Would this play through my software Total Recorder Professional?

    Would I need something else to make it a midi controller with some open source midi software?

    Thanks.
  • 08-30-2010, 04:29 AM
    markw
    You may get more answers if you post these questions in a forum that's frequented more by musicians than people into audio. They would most likely be more into the nuts and bolts of music production than music reproduction. ...big difference.
  • 08-30-2010, 06:48 AM
    craftyalice
    music
    Ah, I get you. Thanks.