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#2037409 - 02/22/13 09:13 AM DP-990 recording
Zindaras Offline
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Registered: 08/03/10
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So I've had this Roland DP-990 for a while, and I've been trying to record some things with it. However, when I try to save them to an external drive, it will invariably save as a midi-file, which does not make for good listening. Is there a way to get it to save as any other format or am I forced to get converter software?
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#2037580 - 02/22/13 03:50 PM Re: DP-990 recording [Re: Zindaras]
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Registered: 12/16/10
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Loc: Toronto, ON, Canada
Unfortunately, the DP-990 can only save as MIDI. The successor versions of this piano can save as audio, though.

I also have a DP-990, and often times I will use the on-board recording to save as MIDI until I get a performance I want to keep, at which point I play the track on the DP and use the audio output to record it on my computer.

By the way - most cables I tried initially had very poor quality when recording from the audio outputs. I eventually found a good quality cable and I can look that up for you if you're interested. Another option is just to use the headphone jack, but take care in adjusting the gain levels, since this is a powered output.

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