The SETTINGS page allows the configuration of LIVE MODE parameters. These include the Part selection methods LIVE MODE responds to, as well as settings for MIDI Channel, Modes, and Display Formats.
Settings in DUAL LIVE MODE
When Dual Live Mode is enabled, the Settings options are duplicated each set of Parts (1~4 and 5~8). This allows settings to be customized individually for each MIDI device.
NOTE: LIVE MODE Settings are saved with the MULTI.
When enabled, Parts can be selected using learned MIDI Control Change messages. When disabled, Parts will not respond to Control Change messages.
When enabled, Parts can be selected using learned MIDI Program Change messages. When disabled, Parts will not respond to Program Change messages.
When enabled, Parts can be selected using learned MIDI Note messages. When disabled, Parts will not respond to MIDI Note messages.
NOTE: Even when the MIDI CC, PROGRAM CHANGE, or KEY SELECT buttons are disabled, you can still add new MIDI Learn assignments. LIVE MODE will make the new assignments, but will not respond to those MIDI messages until the respective Power Button is enabled.
Stack Mode Note Regions
When enabled, you can use the splitting, layering, and fading features of STACK MODE in combination with LIVE MODE.
Determines which MIDI Channel LIVE MODE will respond to.
- Any – Will respond to MIDI messages sent from any MIDI channel.
- CH:1 ~ CH:16 Will respond to MIDI messages sent from the specified MIDI channel.
Mouse Select Mode
Parts can be selected (or deselected) using a mouse.
- Latch – Latch Mode is an ON / OFF toggle, so when a Part is first selected with the mouse cursor, it can be played. When it’s selected again, the Part is deselected. Using Latch mode, multiple Parts can be selected for layered playing.
- Touch – Only the Part currently selected with the mouse cursor can be played. Selecting another Part switches to the new Part. Touch mode is useful for switching sounds quickly and is the default Mouse Select Mode.
MIDI CC Mode
Parts can be selected or deselected using MIDI Continuous Controller messages.
- Latch – This button acts as an ON / OFF toggle. Sending a learned MIDI CC message to a Part will select it. Another message from that MIDI CC assignment will deselect the Part.
NOTE: Latch Mode is intended for use with MIDI controllers that are set to use momentary mode. If your MIDI controller is set to use toggle mode, you should use Switch Mode instead of Latch Mode when using MIDI CC.
- Touch – Sending a learned MIDI CC message to a Part will select it, and all other Parts will be deselected. Only one Part can be selected at a time using Touch Mode with MIDI CC.
NOTE: If you want to use Touch Mode to select multiple Parts at once, please use Key Select rather than MIDI CC. Using Touch Mode with Key Select supports the selection of multiple Parts.
- Switch – This is the default mode. Parts will be selected corresponding exactly with the actions of the learned MIDI CC messages. If the learned CC is at 0, the Part is deselected. If the learned CC is at 127, the Part is selected.
NOTE: Each Part responds to the CC events from your MIDI controller based on how you have the MIDI buttons programmed. You can program your MIDI controller in toggle mode or momentary mode and the Parts will respond accordingly.
Key Select Mode
Parts can be selected or deselected using MIDI Note messages, such as notes on your MIDI keyboard. Once notes have been MIDI-Learned they will no longer trigger sounds when played, but will instead select and deselect Parts according to the chosen mode.
- Latch – Latch mode acts as an ON / OFF toggle. Sending a learned MIDI Note message to a Part will select it. Sending the note again will deselect the Part.
- Touch – Sending a learned MIDI Note to a Part will select it, and all other Parts will be deselected. If multiple MIDI Note messages are sent at once, any combination of Parts can be selected at once. This is the default Key Select mode and is very useful for live performance, since it allows instant selection of any combination of Parts.
- Switch – Parts will remain selected only while holding down the assigned Note on a MIDI keyboard.
- Single Sound – Sending a learned MIDI Note message to a Part will select it, and all other Parts will be deselected. If multiple MIDI Note messages are sent at once, the selection is constrained to a single Part—the last one touched.
Key Select Display Format
Middle-C (note number 60) is referred to in two different ways—as either C3 or C4—depending on the MIDI device manufacturer. You can choose either numbering convention, based on your keyboard or your host software. Please refer to your device or host’s owner’s manual to determine which is the correct setting
Program Change Display Format
The LIVE MODE display can accommodate different Program Change numbering systems. Some MIDI devices have Program Change systems that are based on 8 numbers instead of 10. Others use 0–127 or 1–128. This option allows you to change the display to match your MIDI device. Please consult your MIDI device’s owner’s manual to determine which is the correct setting.
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