MIDI Interfaces

This article will look at what MIDI is, how it’s used to connect different devices, and some of the more popular MIDI interfaces.

MIDI Interfaces
MIDI Interfaces
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    Introduction to MIDI
  3. 3.
    Interface Technologies
  4. 4.
    MIDI Control
  5. 5.
    Popular Models
  6. 6.
    FAQ
  7. 7.
    Conclusion
  8. 8.
    Hotdeals

Welcome to our MIDI Interface Online Advisor.

The computer may be the centre of your studio, but it’s unlikely to come with a method of ‘talking’ to any external musical hardware straight out of the box. A MIDI interface provides that connectivity, and allows MIDI data from all manner of sources to be recorded by software and then edited.

This article will look at what MIDI is, how it’s used to connect different devices, and some of the more popular MIDI interfaces.

Our Online Advisor extends to several pages - you can jump from section to section using the index below or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

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Best rated products

  1. ESI MidiMate eX

    ESI MidiMate eX

    In stock
    $27
    €22.21
  2. Roland UM-One MkII

    Roland UM-One MkII

    In stock
    $48
    €39.49
  3. Miditech MIDIface 4x4

    Mid­itech MID­I­face 4x4

    In stock within 8-11 weeks
    $66
    €54.30
  4. MOTU MIDI Express 128

    MOTU MIDI Express 128

    In stock
    $289
    €237.75
  5. M-Audio USB Uno

    M-Audio USB Uno

    In stock
    $28
    €23.03
  6. Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    In stock
    $15.90
    €13.08
  7. Miditech Midilink mini

    Mid­itech Midilink mini

    In stock
    $16.20
    €13.33
  8. Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    In stock
    $66
    €54.30
  9. Kenton MIDI Merge

    Kenton MIDI Merge

    In stock
    $107
    €88.03
  10. MIDI Solutions Quadra Thru V2

    MIDI Solu­tions Quadra Thru V2

    Available at short notice (usually 2-5 days)
    $55
    €45.25
  11. MOTU Micro Lite

    MOTU Micro Lite

    In stock
    $162
    €133.27
  12. Miditech Midi Thru 4 /Filter

    Mid­itech Midi Thru 4 /Filter

    In stock
    $44
    €36.20
  13. Daddario MD-10

    Dad­dario MD-10

    In stock
    $19.30
    €15.88
  14. Cordial CFD 0,9 AA

    Cor­dial CFD 0,9 AA

    In stock
    $5.60
    €4.61
  15. Cordial CFD 1,8 AA

    Cor­dial CFD 1,8 AA

    In stock
    $6.40
    €5.27

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  • MOTU
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Most popular products

  1. Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    In stock
    $15.90
    €13.08
  2. ESI MidiMate eX

    ESI MidiMate eX

    In stock
    $27
    €22.21
  3. E-RM MIDIclock+

    E-RM MID­Iclock+

    In stock
    $199
    €163.71
  4. Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    In stock
    $66
    €54.30
  5. Kenton MIDI Merge

    Kenton MIDI Merge

    In stock
    $107
    €88.03
  6. ESI M4U eX

    ESI M4U eX

    In stock
    $139
    €114.35
  7. Kenton Midi USB Host

    Kenton Midi USB Host

    In stock
    $125
    €102.83
  8. Swissonic MidiConnect 2

    Swis­sonic MidiCon­nect 2

    In stock
    $15
    €12.34
  9. MOTU MIDI Express 128

    MOTU MIDI Express 128

    In stock
    $289
    €237.75
  10. MOTU Micro Lite

    MOTU Micro Lite

    In stock
    $162
    €133.27
  11. Kenton Pro Solo MkIII

    Kenton Pro Solo MkIII

    In stock
    $189
    €155.49
  12. CME WIDI Master

    CME WIDI Master

    In stock
    $49
    €40.31
  13. Roland UM-One MkII

    Roland UM-One MkII

    In stock
    $48
    €39.49
  14. Doepfer Dark Link

    Doepfer Dark Link

    In stock
    $133
    €109.42
  15. Miditech Midi Thru 4 /Filter

    Mid­itech Midi Thru 4 /Filter

    In stock
    $44
    €36.20