Equipment Tips

A collection of articles about equipment for your Musiah online piano lessons including;

  • MIDI keyboard requirements
  • the different kinds of MIDI keyboards (including digital pianos) and
  • how to connect your MIDI keyboard to your iPad or computer with wires or Bluetooth.

Equipment Needed For Musiah Piano Lessons

This page explains the equipment needed for Musiah piano lessons including MIDI keyboard requirements, cable and Bluetooth connections from your MIDI keyboard to an iPad or computer.

How To Wirelessly Connect A MIDI Keyboard To iPad With Bluetooth

How to connect MIDI keyboard to iPad With Bluetooth (wirelessly). This article explains the best Bluetooth options for each MIDI piano / keyboard / controller type and introduces two new Bluetooth MIDI Adapter products.

How To Connect A MIDI Keyboard To An iPad (Wired Connection)

Finally, simple clear advice on how to connect a MIDI keyboard to an iPad. This article makes it easy to understand the simplest options that will have you playing piano with your iPad in no time.

Bluetooth & MIDI Latency – Are There Better Options?

When is it a good idea to use Bluetooth with your MIDI keyboard and when is it NOT a good idea? This article contains some good advice to help eliminate latency when playing a MIDI piano with your computer or iPad.

iPad Tip: How To Stop Notifications During Musiah Piano Lessons

iPad Piano Lessons Tips: How to stop iPad notifications from interrupting Musiah piano / keyboard lessons. This article contains clear simple instructions on how to prevent iPad notifications from popping up when you least want them to.

iPad Piano Lessons — The Best Approach

Thinking about iPad piano lessons? Wondering whether to use an on-screen keyboard or a MIDI keyboard, or even apps that use the iPad microphone to listen to a piano or non-MIDI keyboard? With so many options available, it can be quite confusing. Fortunately, this article is here to help.

Using Musiah Piano Lessons Software With A Touchscreen

Using a touchscreen can be a great way to enhance your Musiah piano lessons. And much of the development we are currently doing is helping to make touchscreens a more attractive and enjoyable way to intereact with the Musiah piano lessons app.

Weighted Keys Vs Unweighted Keys — Keyboard Buying Guide

Thinking of buying a keyboard and not sure whether to get one with weighted keys or unweighted keys? This article will demystify the question of weighted keys Vs unweighted keys and help you select the right instrument for you.

Can You Learn To Play Piano / Keyboard On An iPad?

Of all the latest tablets and mobile devices (a.k.a. handheld devices, handheld computers or simply handhelds) such as the iPad, various Android models, and the Microsoft Surface —are any of these suitable for learning to play piano / keyboard, and specifically, can they adequately run the Musiah online piano / keyboard lessons software? Of them all, there is only one device that passes the test. So if you’re into mobile devices and considering which one to buy, this information may help you decide.

MIDI Keyboard Requirements

This page explains MIDI keyboard requirements for Musiah online piano lessons including the different between a MIDI controller and a stand-alone keyboard.

Online Piano Keyboard – Try Two Kinds Completely FREE

Would you love to try piano lessons but don’t own a MIDI piano keyboard? Well, now there is a perfect solution — Musiah includes an online piano keyboard (online piano with notes) or a computer keyboard piano so you can play piano on computer – whichever you prefer, we've got you covered. Try Free.

Piano Lessons Or Keyboard Lessons – What is the difference?

Not sure of the difference between a piano and keyboard? This insightful article explains the main features of each instrument as well as the main differences between piano lessons for beginners and keyboard lessons for beginners.