[LAD] [LAU] So what's the deal with controlling the aeolus organ?stops via midi

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Oct 6 15:36:29 UTC 2009

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
>> Keep in mind that you might want to control 2 devices in unison. You will
>> send control 7 to both devices, one device is using it for volume and the
>> other device is using it for anything else. It's not a good idea to use
>> control 7, because for some oldish synth you can't disable receiving control
>> 7.
> that's why MIDI has 16 channels.

That doesn't help you when you'er playing one synth by it's keyboard and 
another synth in unison by MIDI, while both synth don't support 
disabling some MIDI controllers. That's why it's common not to use 
control 7 for anything else but volume.

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