Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: PMA-5 Not Functioning as Sound Module

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power

    PMA-5 Not Functioning as Sound Module

    Sign in to disable this ad
    I just borrowed a Roland PMA-5 and I thought it would be interesting to experiment with it as a cheap alternative to something like an SC-55. I bought a Roland UM-ONE mk2 for this purpose. I have zero MIDI hardware experience, so this is a learning process for me.

    After quite a bit of fiddling and going through the manual, I am unable to make it play anything from the MIDI-in. I can output MIDI from the PMA-5 and record it on my, PC, but I cannot then play the recording back the other way. The output light on the USB interface lights up so I don't think the issue is on the PC side. I'm just not getting any indication that the PMA is able to see the incoming MIDI signal no matter how I map the channels, what mode it's in or what Device ID I use (which I don't think is relevant here anyway). Every other part of the PMA works.

    Am I missing something?

    Last edited by nintendoeats; 07-28-2018 at 12:46.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    My apologies, this was not a software problem. The input midi connector is actually loose in the circuit board, I can make it play if I hold it in the correct position. Never mind me!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Demoing Korg Module App | Korg Sound Module (Acoustic Pianos
    By SAM CA in forum Recording with tablets & smartphones (iOS & Android)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-12-2019, 19:15
  2. FS: Yamaha TG-33 Sound Module,Emu ProCussion Module,etc..
    By snatchman in forum Free Ads for Music/Recording Equipment
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 09-28-2011, 18:27
  3. Which Sound module / VST ?
    By vwerner1 in forum Newbies
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-23-2003, 10:12
  4. DnB sound module
    By Giganova in forum Keyboards and Sound Modules
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 08-03-2003, 03:43
  5. sound module
    By tj jr. in forum DJ & Hip Hop Production
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-22-2002, 07:50

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts