Easily connects MIDI-compatible Drums, Keyboards and the Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar to console
Versatile clip for attaching to an instrument, waistband or use on tabletop
Velocity sensitivity adjustment for Drums
Full-featured action buttons and D-Pad for in-game navigation with Fixed 9.8ft (3m) USB cable
Overdrive activation button and MIDI indicator LED
The Rock Band 3 MIDI PRO-Adapter provides a link between traditional MIDI instruments and the gaming consoles. Seamless connectivity with MIDI-compatible Drums and Keyboards is now possible. With a versatile clip for use on a tabletop, or attaching to an instrument or waistband, the place-anywhere design promotes total freedom of movement. An Overdrive activation button coupled with full-featured action buttons and D-Pad for in-game navigation all deliver the perfect blend of video game and real-world rocking. Extra midi cable sold separately. The Rock Band 3 MIDI PRO-Adapter is Required for use of the the Squier by Fender Stratocaster guitar which is designed exclusively for the Rock Band 3 Pro mode, the Squier by Fender Stratocaster guitar and controller allows players to play the actual notes and chords of their favorite songs while racking up high gameplay scores.
From the Manufacturer
Rock Band 3 MIDI PRO-Adapter for Xbox 360
Rock Band 3 is the next generation of the ultimate social and interactive music gaming platform developed by the category's leading pioneers, Harmonix Music Systems. Featuring innovative game modes and instruments, Rock Band 3 will change the way fans think about and play music games.
Play Rock Band 3 Pro mode using most MIDI-compatible Keyboard and Drums and the Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar and Controller
The Rock Band 3 MIDI PRO-Adapter provides a link between traditional MIDI instruments and videogame consoles. Seamless connectivity with MIDI-compatible Drums, Guitars and Keyboards is now possible. With a versatile clip for use on a tabletop, or attaching to an instrument or waistband, the place-anywhere design promotes total freedom of movement. An Overdrive activation button coupled with full-featured action buttons and D-Pad for in-game navigation all deliver the perfect blend of videogame and real-world rocking.
The MIDI PRO-Adapater enables the use of real MIDI instuments for traditional Rock Band representational mode or pitch-accurate Rock Band Pro mode, which lets players experience the challenge and reward of playing along with real notes until they've mastered them on expert!
Easily connects MIDI Drums and Keyboards that follow the general MIDI spec, allowing you to play them with Rock Band 3 on the Xbox 360 console. (MIDI Cable sold separately.)
Velocity adjustment wheel for fine-tuning sensitivity helps to eliminate crosstalk by adjusting the translation of hit detection on drum pads.
3-Way switch enables the MIDI PRO-Adapter to identify drum, keyboard and guitar modes (D K G).
The MIDI PRO-Adapter features action buttons and a D-Pad for in-game and console navigation functions. The addition of a large Overdrive button makes initiating the Overdrive feature quick and easy.
MIDI signals are shown via the MIDI indicator LED. The MIDI PRO-Adapter will read all general MIDI 1.0-compliant signals for channel 1 and channel 10 as default keys and drums. The MIDI PRO-Adapter will read channels 1-6 for MIDI guitars.
The MIDI PRO-Adapter features a versatile, removable clip to be used for the following play styles:
1. Attached to an instrument
2. Clipped to a belt or waistband
3. Laid flat on the Adapter's soft, non-abrasive rubber feet for use on a tabletop
Fixed 9.8ft (3m) USB cable Supports Overdrive Stomp Box (Sold Separately) The MIDI PRO-Adapter is required for the Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar and Controller. Designed exclusively for Rock Band 3 Pro mode, the Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar and Controller allows players to play the actual notes and chords of their favorite songs while racking up high gameplay scores.
MIDI device compatibility list
ELECTRONIC DRUM KITS
M-Audio Axiom 25 Roland HD-1 Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar and Controller CME Key 49 Yamaha DT Explorer Behringer UMX-25 Yamaha DD 65 Behringer UMA-25s Alesis DM5 Akai MPK-25 The Rock Band 3 MIDI PRO-Adapter functions with the Squier by Fender Stratocaster Guitar and Controller, and is also designed to function with most MIDI-compatible drums and keyboards. References to the above third-party MIDI controllers are for compatibility purposes only and are not endorsed by Mad Catz, MTV Networks, or Harmonix Music Systems; continued compatibility is not guaranteed with any non-Rock Band controller. See www.madcatz.com/FAQ/rockband for more information on compatibility.
MIDI PRO-Adapter* USB breakaway cable Clip attachment *Only compatible with Rock Band 3 and NOT previously released versions of Rock Band software.
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