HELP... keyboard / controller / midi / synth .. or what ??

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  1. EWOKS

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    ok, so im getting a new comp hopefully mid jan. ill put cubase on it, or fl studio then move onto cubase. not sure as of yet.

    anyway, i want a keyboard, but not just a controller .. i want to be able to play the keyboard aswell , maybe play something, then put it into cubase or however its done.

    can someone tell me what im looking for , is it a synth ? or what ? .. i know feck all . ive been looking at decent keyboards, but im not sure if i can link them to my comp or whatever and get my tunes into the software to mess about with it further..

    and i know midi keyboards are just controllers right ? .. they dont actually make any sound on their own ? .. so what kind of keyboard do i want.. thatll allow me to sit and play a tune or 2 , and also link it up to my comp as and when i want to...

    anyone ?
     
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    think you mean an external synth that you can hook up to cubase >> http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR216509

    this type of thing?

    btw if you get fruity you can use your computers keyboard rather than buying an external one...cubase and reason etc need an external though.
     
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    ive had fl b4 , found it the easiest to get to grips with, so may start fresh on that again. i was very shit on it , but wasnt as keen then as i am now.

    so may go for the new fruity..

    i want to be able to play something on my keyboard, then hook it up to fruity and put it on their.. so i can sit on my sofa and mess around with my synth, then when i get something going that i like the sound of .. i can hook it up to fl studio.. and put it in there, then add some drums ect .
     
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    i think this is what im after yeah .. both a controller and a synth in one ..

    not bothered bout the audio interface..

    i just want to use it as a controller, and also as a standalone .. so i can sit on my sofa and mess about with it .. then wang it into my comp and mess about with it in fruity..

    i just need to find out aname for this kind of synth
     
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    yeh thats the kind of thing.

    theyre costly though...

    keep an eye out for a bargain.
     
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