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#2853779 - 05/05/17 02:11 PM Fishman Triple Play Midi controller pickup
3dog Offline
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Registered: 01/14/17
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Just started setting up my Hamer arch top electric with the Triple Play system and I am amazed I got it working on the first try. Having an autotune bridge made the installation more complicated and I though I would have screwed up my action but I everything seems to be working. Purchased an open box from Guitar Center and everything was there. I am amazed with the amount of software that you can download from the Fishman site but you really need to understand interfacing with midi software or be prepared for a big learning curve. I installed it on my Mac so it was pretty easy. Didn't have to install anything on my IOS devices as I have tons of midi apps and they all seem to work given that it is a guitar sending midi to apps that are designed for keyboard triggers. I am a novice on guitar but experienced with midi software as I have worked with the apps and software with both keyboards and wind controller in the past. I am amazed at how well it tracks with no noticeable latency. Time will tell but I am please so far (day one) Love to hear from others who are more advanced using this system. There are a lot of neg posts and reviews and I can see how this will not work on every guitar and setting things up may be more difficult on a windows machine.
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#2854000 - 05/07/17 06:31 AM Re: Fishman Triple Play Midi controller pickup [Re: 3dog]
Winston Psmith Offline
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Registered: 02/15/10
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Sorry there's been no response, 3dog. While I use MIDI and Guitar Synths extensively, I've never used the Triple Play; all of my gear is hardware, thus my main Guitar-to-MIDI system is to use my Roland Guitar Synths as MIDI Converters. As you've already noted, there's a bit of adjustment in terms of the tracking, even more so with note-bending.

I have one friend over in England, who uses the Triple Play as his sole Guitar-to-MIDI connection, and he's been very happy with it. Not sure what kind of computer he's using, but he's never mentioned any issues with tracking, nor latency.
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