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Opens an input device.

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MBS( "PortMidi.OpenInput"; DeviceID { ; BufferSize; Latency } )


Parameter Description Example value
DeviceID The device ID, a number from 0 to PortMidi.DeviceCount-1. 0
BufferSize Optional
Optional, number of events to buffer. Default is 100 if you don't pass this parameter.
Latency Optional
The desired latency. By default 0 is used which means no latency.


Returns StreamRef or error.


Opens an input device.
Midi reference numbers are starting at 17000 and counting up for each new midi stream.

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 9th January 2015

PortMidi.GetFilter   -   PortMidi.OpenOutput

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