MIDI signals to laptop on melodics

I recently bought a MIDI USB cable for my Alesis Nitro kit.
I was trying to set up my drum and melodics using the MIDI USB cable on melodics

the system does not recognize the MIDI interface but I no response when I try to hit anything on the kit.
I am stuck on the image shared below.

Please suggest some way of other software to mke this work.
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  • Hello,

    Thanks for posting.

    The software should say that you've connected a Nitro Kit to your computer once the software is launched. Please make sure that your module is connected and powered on before launching Melodics. After the module is successfully recognized, please go through the prompts to resume setup.

    I hope this helps!
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  • Thank you for the response.
    Melodics software says(in the screenshot) - Found MIDI drum kit(its device name is USB MIDI interface). Please hit any drum on your kit.

    But when I hit on the drums nothing happens.
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  • Let's have you run a test to see if your controller is sending MIDI data properly.

    MIDI-OX - PC - http://www.midiox.com/

    In addition to the test below using MIDI-OX, you can also use Send SX (Windows). This program will let you know if and what MIDI information the controller is sending.

    **Before you run MIDI-OX connect the MIDI Controller and power on.

    1. Download and install MIDI-OX.
    2. Run the MIDI OX application.
    3. Select the Options menu and select MIDI Devices. Make sure to select MIDI inputs and MIDI Outputs for the MIDI controller, in this case, the USB Audio Device and click OK.
    4. Select the View menu and select Input Monitor. The field type, Data1, contains the CC information. Test the functions of your controller in the monitor.

    MIDI Monitor - Mac OS X - http://www.snoize.com/MIDIMonitor/

    What is it MIDI Monitor? MIDI Monitor is a free utility for Mac OS X which displays MIDI signals in a variety of formats. It can watch both incoming and outgoing MIDI streams and can filter them by message type and channel. Musicians will find it handy for tracking down confusing MIDI problems. Programmers can use it to test MIDI drivers and applications. MIDI Monitor is free to download and use.

    1. Download, and Install MIDI Monitor.
    2. Open MIDI Monitor.
    3. Click on the Sources tab to view MIDI devices. Confirm that your USB/MIDI device is listed.
    4. Once you confirm your MIDI device is connected and listed. Play any key(s) on your keyboard/controller to confirm each button or key is sending data to your computer. If your device is working you will see a message with data like below. The device is not sending data you may have a hardware issue.

    Try this out and let me know how it goes!
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  • I am using windows and I followed the steps -
    1. Download and install MIDI-OX.
    2. Run the MIDI OX application.
    3. Select the Options menu and select MIDI Devices. Make sure to select MIDI inputs and MIDI Outputs for the MIDI controller, in this case, the USB Audio Device and click OK.
    Once you confirm your MIDI device is connected and listed. Play any key(s) on your keyboard/controller to confirm each button or key is sending data to your computer. If your device is working you will see a message with data like below. The device is not sending data you may have a hardware issue.

    It is not sending any data on the screen
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  • I have returned that Hardware. This is the 2nd hardware that was proved to be completely useless for my purpose of recording drum audio.
    Can you suggest me any specific hardware or any cable that would help me to transfer the sound from my Nitro kit to my laptop?
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  • I would recommend using an audio interface with your module to send audio into your DAW. You can view some of our audio interfaces at this link here.
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  • I’m frustrated
    This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How to use the learn mode and various lessons that come with the mesh kit.

    I'm a beginner; where can I find clear description of the learn mode and the various lesson? Thanks
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