KnowledgeBase | SP5-8 | Setup Mode


Select Setups via MIDI

Question:
How can I select SP5-8 Setups via MIDI Bank/Program Change?

Answer:

Here are the steps:

  1. Press the GLOBAL mode button.
  2. Press the Chan/Param arrow button down until you see parameter 24/30 "LclKbdChan" (Local Keyboard Channel:
    Global         24/30
    LclKbdChan:None

  3. Set the "LclKbdChan" to the MIDI channel you plan to send the Bank/Pchg messages on. This will be the one and only channel that will be used for selecting Setups via MIDI.

    For example, here we chose channel 12.

    Global         24/30
    LclKbdChan:12

  4. Press SETUP to enter Setup mode.

Once in Setup mode, below is what messages the SP5-8 needs to receive (on the chosen LclKbdChan) in order to select any given Setup:

  1. MIDI Bank message

    By default*, the SP5-8 uses MIDI Bank message cc#32 (aka Bank LSB) value = 0 or 8, to receive bank info.
    *(BankSel: 0/32 - set in the Global menu)


  2. MIDI Program Change message

    Following the Bank message, a standard Program Change is used to select the desired Setup from within the designated bank.

The table below shows the MIDI Bank (column 1) and Program Change (column 2) values needed to select the designated SP5-8 Setups (column 3). Note all banks are 128 entries deep (even though not all are filled):

Values Sent To SP5-8 SP5-8 Setup Selected
MIDI Bank #
(cc#32)
Program Change ID Range
0 0-65 0-65
0 126 126
8 0-63 1024-1087

Note: If you send the SP5-8 a Bank/PChg combination that is either outside of the ranges specified in this table OR if no Setup exists yet at the ID# in question, then it will simply not respond.


Examples:

Ex 1: You want to call up Setup #32:

From your DAW (or alternate controller), on the chosen LclKbdChan (step 3 above) you send:

MIDI Bank (cc32) = 0
*Program Change = 32

Ex 2: You want to call up Setup #1024:

From your DAW (or alternate controller), you send:

MIDI Bank (cc32) = 8
*Program Change = 0

*Note: 1024-(128x8)= #0.
(ie Setup #1024 is the 0th Setup in MIDI Bank 8.)

Ex. 3:You want to call up Setup #1087:

From your DAW (or alternate controller), you send:

MIDI Bank (cc32) = 8
*Program Change = 63

*Note: 1087 - (128x8) = 63
(i.e. Setup #1087 is the 63rd Setup in MIDI Bank 8)


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