MATRIXSYNTH: Custom MIDI control mappings to the JD-XI using SYSEX

Friday, December 29, 2017

Custom MIDI control mappings to the JD-XI using SYSEX

Published on Dec 28, 2017 ranzee av

"Shows how to setup custom sliders and kobs to control the Roland JD-XI synthesizer with the A-500 Pro MIDI controller. Using SYSEX messages to control things like AMP and Filter Envelopes, Aftertouch, toggles for sub oscillators and filter cutoff and resonance.

Tutorial on SYSEX basics, including: MIDI control change messages, hexadecimal calculations, how to read MIDI implementation documents, and how to form a SYSEX message.

Video contents:
2:17 Brief SYSEX and Hexadecimal tutorial
4:53 How to calculate Hexadecimal values
7:35 Hexadecimal table of values
8:06 MIDI control change messages or CC
9:48 Custom MIDI CC mapping
13:37 SYSEX messages
18:25 Custom SYSEX mapping
19:47 MIDI monitoring the SYSEX messages
24:57 Testing out some of the custom mappings
25:57 Aftertouch !!
27:38 Other options for soft/hardware custom mapping

To download the free MIDI map for the A-500 Pro, please visit my patreon page, and follow the links:"

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