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Ho wdo i create midi disk from midi file ? (1 reply and 1 comment)
We have just got a 1999 Viscount V model 9A30PRES5H1W1, S/W PRES4GBA:1.3
It has a 3.5 inch floppy drive, how do I get a midi file from this website to play on it ?
I do have a USB 3.5 inch disk drive and disks !
Is it just a matter or formatting the disk on my PC and copying the midi file on ?
Also is it normal for the disk drive light to be on even when a disk is not inserted ?
You may be able to just copy the midi file on to a disk which is compatible with your organ - if this file plays then you will not have to do anything else.
However what I would do is: First use your organ to record a midi file on to its disk and check that it plays back correctly on your organ (The red light may be indicating a fault).
If all is well, take your recorded disk and plug it into your computer's drive and check that your computer accepts the disk and can read it (A directory listing should be enough). Check that you can play the midi file you recorded. You could use my eplayOrgan, download from
or any other suitable midi player. Check the filename is something sensible so that you can make up a similar name for the midi file you want to play on your organ. (Your organ may need the filename to be in a particular special format before it can recognise it).
If all is well then suitably name and copy the file you want to play - from your computer on to this disk and see if it plays on your organ.
If all is not well then report back here and tell me what does not work. I may be able to suggest a solution.
Thanks csw900, I was able to play midi files downloaded from this site and some others from disks formatted in the organ and on a USB disk on my laptop, thanks for your Help.
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