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Re: line 6 echo pro
Richard thanx for the info mate!
> At 11:20 AM -0800 12/15/02, Louie Angulo wrote:
> >you have to give one digit higher in the foot
> controller for example
> >if i want patch 10 on the Echo pro i have to give
> an 11 in my MIDI
> >pedal same deal if
> >you want to send ccs.The rest of my equipment is
> normal and it took
> >me a while to figure it out since i am not a Midi
> wizard.I donĄt
> >really understand it
> >because in the manual PCs and CCs are listed from 0
> to 127.
> This is a common problem caused by the attempts of
> some manufacturers
> to make their equipment more user friendly (while
> actually making
> interfacing more confusing).
> In the real world of MIDI data, program changes
> range from 0 to 127
> in decimal numbers, (this is the same as 00 to 7F in
> hexadecimal or
> 0000000 to 1111111 in binary numbers). Most humans
> prefer to count
> starting at 1 rather than 0, so these "helpful"
> manufacturers add 1
> to the program numbers that the user sees in the
> interface. But not
> all manufacturers do this, so there can often be a
> mismatch between
> the user interfaces of two connected devices. If a
> controller is set
> up to send the "correct" MIDI program change
> message, then it will
> transmit program change "1" when you press the
> button that has been
> programmed to send program change "1". However, one
> of the "helpfully
> designed" controller devices will send out a program
> change of "0"
> when you press the button that you think has been
> programmed to send
> program change "1." This is OK as long as the
> receiving device has a
> similarly deceptive user interface.
> On the receiving en, devices that have been designed
> to display the
> "correct" MIDI program change will always have
> memory banks number
> starting at 0 and will load presets with the same
> number as the
> actual program change number they are receiving. I
> assume you are
> using the Behringer FCB1010. If you send out what
> "looks like" a
> program change message of "11" and you are recalling
> program "10" on
> the Line6 then this is due to Beringer being
> "helpful" in their
> design will Line6 is being "correct" in theirs.
> Check this out:
> Richard Zvonar, PhD
> (818) 788-2202
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