Online Guides: MIDI Interfaces

This article will look at what MIDI is, how it’s used to connect different devices, and some of the more popular MIDI interfaces.

Welcome to our MIDI Interface Online Advisor.

The computer may be the centre of your studio, but it’s unlikely to come with a method of ‘talking’ to any external musical hardware straight out of the box. A MIDI interface provides that connectivity, and allows MIDI data from all manner of sources to be recorded by software and then edited.

This article will look at what MIDI is, how it’s used to connect different devices, and some of the more popular MIDI interfaces.

Our Online Advisor extends to several pages - you can jump from section to section using the index below or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

Your Contacts

Best rated products

  1. MOTU MIDI Express 128

    MOTU MIDI Express 128

    In stock
    €277
    £248.46
  2. Miditech MIDIface 4x4

    Mid­itech MID­I­face 4x4

    In stock
    €53
    £47.54
  3. Roland UM-One MkII

    Roland UM-One MkII

    In stock
    €39
    £34.98
  4. M-Audio USB Uno

    M-Audio USB Uno

    In stock
    €28
    £25.11
  5. M-Audio MIDISport 2X2 AE USB

    M-Audio MID­ISport 2X2 AE USB

    In stock
    €50
    £44.85
  6. Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    In stock
    €15.70
    £14.08
  7. Miditech Midilink mini

    Mid­itech Midilink mini

    In stock
    €15.30
    £13.72
  8. Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    In stock
    €66
    £59.20
  9. MIDI Solutions Quadra Thru V2

    MIDI Solu­tions Quadra Thru V2

    In stock
    €53
    £47.54
  10. Planet Waves MD-10

    Planet Waves MD-10

    In stock
    €18.40
    £16.50
  11. Cordial CFD 0,9 AA

    Cor­dial CFD 0,9 AA

    In stock
    €4.74
    £4.25
  12. Cordial CFD 1,8 AA

    Cor­dial CFD 1,8 AA

    In stock
    €5.50
    £4.93
  13. Sommer Cable MDC Sqare Midi 10,0

    Sommer Cable MDC Sqare Midi 10,0

    In stock
    €29
    £26.01
  14. Cordial CFD 0,6 AA

    Cor­dial CFD 0,6 AA

    In stock
    €4.60
    £4.13
  15. the sssnake SK366-5-Red Midi

    the sssnake SK366-5-Red Midi

    In stock
    €3.86
    £3.46

Top Brands

  • CME
  • Keith McMillen
  • audiowerkstatt
  • Doepfer
  • Manikin-Electronic
  • M-Audio
  • pro snake
  • Miditech
  • Hammond
  • Rockboard
  • ESI
  • Bome

Most popular products

  1. Swissonic MidiConnect 2

    Swis­sonic MidiCon­nect 2

    In stock
    €14.90
    £13.36
  2. IK Multimedia iRig Midi 2

    IK Mul­ti­media iRig Midi 2

    In stock
    €69
    £61.89
  3. E-RM MIDIclock+

    E-RM MID­Iclock+

    In stock
    €188
    £168.63
  4. Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    Thomann Midi USB 1x1

    In stock
    €15.70
    £14.08
  5. Kenton Midi USB Host

    Kenton Midi USB Host

    In stock
    €119
    £106.74
  6. ESI M8U eX

    ESI M8U eX

    In stock
    €219
    £196.43
  7. ESI MidiMate eX

    ESI MidiMate eX

    In stock
    €26
    £23.32
  8. iConnectivity iConnectMIDI4+ L

    iCon­nectivity iCon­nect­MIDI4+ L

    In stock
    €197
    £176.70
  9. Roland UM-One MkII

    Roland UM-One MkII

    In stock
    €39
    £34.98
  10. MIDI Solutions Quadra Thru V2

    MIDI Solu­tions Quadra Thru V2

    In stock
    €53
    £47.54
  11. Miditech MIDIface 4x4

    Mid­itech MID­I­face 4x4

    In stock
    €53
    £47.54
  12. M-Audio MIDISport 2X2 AE USB

    M-Audio MID­ISport 2X2 AE USB

    In stock
    €50
    £44.85
  13. Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    Kenton MIDI Thru 5

    In stock
    €66
    £59.20
  14. MOTU MIDI Express 128

    MOTU MIDI Express 128

    In stock
    €277
    £248.46
  15. Polyend Perc Drumming Machine

    Polyend Perc Drum­ming Machine

    In stock
    €429
    £384.80