What device connects to a MIDI interface?

A MIDI interface is a standard input/output protocol that usually connects what types of devices?

A) External hard drives

B) Musical instruments

C) GPS navigation units

D) Scanners

The answer: B) Musical instruments

The Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) was created in the early 1980s to connect electronically connected musical instruments to computers. MIDI interfaces are still used today, although newer musical technologies use Ethernet or USB ports as a standard connection.

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