Guitar As MIDI, Plug-In.

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For those that have an Axe/Fx II or the POD HD PRO, this ain't necessarily for you. Here is a plug-in that you can use your guitar through as a MIDI. Synth, Organ, strings, the whole deal.

Take a look at this video and let me know what you think.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUstIAer8G4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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now this is kewl. the pads sounded AMAZING! ever heard of the kitara? would be perfect for something like this (wonder if they already do by now)

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Hoken, could you explain why people with a POD HD or an Axe Fx wouldn't need this?

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i assume it´s cause you can get synth and ambient sounds with those amp modelers already, so there´s no immediate need to control synth vst´s like this.

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Precisely, my dear Watson! You have an Axe/Fx II don't you, MDP333? Are Synth's and strings and other effects, not on it?

I do with the POD HD PRO, as this VsT does for guitars.

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I wish I had an axe fx. I'm running a pod hd at the moment. I can still see good use for this regardless. I can move around a guitar faster than a piano. Thanks for showing this, I definitely need to download when I get home.

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Huh. I was under the impression you either had an Axe/Fx II, Ultra or something from Fractal... My bad. The Axe & POD HD have the MIDI capabilities of a ton of effects.

Johnny recently put a song & video together to show off some of the abilities of the POD HD PRO. As it pertains to, non-guitar capable stuff.

Now, as for this video. I thought some of you guys would definitely like to check this out, who did not have a "High-Quality" effect processor. This is going to help close the gap between Vst's and an effect processor and, your guitar. Excuses of what you don't got...are getting rare.

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I have 1 old Ibanez fitted with a Roland GK-3 pickup. Live in church I sometimes used that to run both a 'normal' guitar sound through a Roland VG-88v2, and a synth sound through a Roland GR-30. At home I have an Axon guitar synthesizer that I basically only use for converting my playing into MIDI and then subsequently run a Korg or Yamaha synthesizer.

A VERY old example:

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/page_songInfo.cfm?bandID=869500&songID=8381153

The intro is done with guitar and synthesizer.

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So I spent the last day playing around with the plug-in. I love it. The only thing I don't like is that you get about 5 minutes before they ask you to buy it.

It works with a little bit of latency. I just turn off the plug-ins instrument sounds and use it to trigger software instruments in Logic. It's pretty impressive, and adjusting the sensitivity and using a delay can create some interesting things.

I'm excited about it, because now I can make it sound like I can play a piano, or any slew of instruments. I recommend it

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I use Melodyne for this stuff. the New Melodyne can read notes in chords also and you can export a Melodyne session to MIDI so you wouldn't be limited to standard tuning. but if you're going a monophonic route then any vocal tuning plugin should be able to export the MIDI info. not to say this isn't a good program, its probably one of the better options out there.

In my opinion Melodyne is the better option if you have the money for it just cause its less limited.