Currently Being ModeratedApr 8, 2012 7:35 AM (in response to FrostArc)
You can drag from the arrows which are part of the midi interface to the arrows which are part of your instrument to "connect" them. Not sure if this helps though. May be you can give this a try? More info: http://www.icreatemagazine.com/tips/mac-os-x/os-x-tutorial-learn-about-audio-mid i-settings/
Currently Being ModeratedAug 15, 2012 9:51 PM (in response to FrostArc)
FrostArc I had similar frustration. It was saying it detected the midi input but nothing came through. Searched everywhere nothing helped.
Do all the basic things like midi in to out and vice versa. Now this sounds simple and what not but I noticed, after a long time, when I played my keyboard there were tiny indicators it was working. Only 1 green line in the volume feedback on garageband. Something really unnoticable. So I put down the volume on my keyboard and put up the volume to all max levels on my speakers and the volume bars in garageband and finally the sound came through. I really needed to crank all the levels up to hear it. It's still rather quiet but it works.
I have a Casio CTK-900 and a Carilion M1X1 usb cable. I hope this helps let me know if it doesn't!
P.S In my frustration I downloaded the newest version of garageband. Don't know if that changed it.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 13, 2012 3:37 PM (in response to FrostArc)
This drove me up the wall as well. I was having the exact same experience as you and I spent hours trying to figure out what was wrong. Turned out, either my MIDI to USB Interface (made by Hosa Technologies and purchased at Best Buy) OR my Casio LK 100 was improperly labeled with the IN/OUT cables/jacks reversed. If anyone is still experiencing problems with this I would suggest switching the cables, especially if you're using the aforementioned brands.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 20, 2013 7:49 PM (in response to melissajenna)
IN -> OUT and OUT->IN is the *correct* way to connect MIDI device chains, so your keyboards/interfaces are not mislabelled.