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#2213038 - 01/11/14 06:57 PM Use original p105 speakers for VSTi software piano
Mta88 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/13
Posts: 843
Loc: Trinidad and Tobago
Hi guys.

I know you are probably wondering why I would wanna use the crappy built in speakers .

Thing is, I want to create a more realistic piano experience. When the built in speakers are on they give a haptic feedback(vibration) making the whole experience much better. Keys vibrate like a real piano smile

This accompanied by studio monitors will be pretty awesome.

Is there anyway to do this? Disable the onboard piano sounds and use the ones from the computer?

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#2213058 - 01/11/14 07:48 PM Re: Use original p105 speakers for VSTi software piano [Re: Mta88]
Kawai James Offline
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Enable the P105's 'Local Off' function to 'disable' the connection between the keyboard and the built-in sound.

Then connect the output from your computer to the line-in jacks on your P105. Note that in order to achieve this while also outputting to your monitor speakers, you may need to use a mixer.

Kind regards,
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#2213059 - 01/11/14 07:49 PM Re: Use original p105 speakers for VSTi software piano [Re: Mta88]
lolatu Offline
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That's what a line-in connection is for. Unfortunately for you, the P105 doesn't have one, so you're out of luck.

You could probably wire up your own line-in if you're handy with a soldering iron, however.
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#2213386 - 01/12/14 01:16 PM Re: Use original p105 speakers for VSTi software piano [Re: Mta88]
Mta88 Offline
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Oh that does suck... frown

All the keyboard has is a USB connection it seems.

Has line out.. No line in frown


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