Miditech midicontrol Pro 49 Owner`s manual

Owner´s manual
USB-MIDI-Masterkeyboard with 25 keys
Features:
-Class Compliant for Windows XP,
Windows Vista 32/64 & Mac OS X (10.2.6 & higher)
-25 high-quality dynamic keys
-Programable 2-way-joystick with integrated knob
-4 different velocity curves
-Programable slider
-10 user memory places to store own settings
-Footswitch-input for a sustain-pedal
-MIDI-Out
-USB powered or optional with AC adaptor
eMail: info@miditech.de Internet: www.miditech.de
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PREFACE
Congratulations on purchasing the Midistart music 25 master MIDI controller keyboard. It is
one of the finest products of its kind, made after extensive research into what customers require
from a MIDI Controller.
When using your Midistart music 25 in conjunction with a computer and appropriate music
software, you will be able to discover the wonderful world of Computer Music, with a set of
complete musical instruments from your sound card or workstation.
This manual is written to help you become familiar with the features of the Midistart music 25.
Please read the manual carefully to discover all the features of your Midistart music 25. After
reading the manual, you will have a clear understanding of how to transmit different MIDI
messages to other instruments and equipment. For ease of use of MIDI implementation, we
strongly recommend you to have the manual at hand when you are using the keyboard,
especially if you are new to the world of MIDI.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.Userpanel
2.Installation
3.Basic functions
4.System settings
1.The Userpanel:
Front panel:
OCT/ TRANS
SHI FT
Oct / Tr ans
Reset Al l
Cont rol s
Pr ogr am
Change
Al l Not es
Of f
Channel
Vel oci t y
Cur ve
Bank MSB
1
Bank LSB
ASSI GNABLE SLI DER
2
GM/ GS
3
4
Pedal
Pol ar i t y
5
As s i gn
Pedal
6
7
Assi gn
Sl i der
8
Assi gn
Modu St i ck
9
Regi st
0
Enter
Keyboard
The 25 keys are velocity sensitive, and can be used in combination with the SHIFT button to program
multiple MIDI functions. On top of the keys you will find the MIDI controller function descript and the
numeric keypad.
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2-way-joystick
The joystick is part to control the pitch and/or modulation.Left/right sends Pitchbend, pressing the joystick
up sends Modulation. Pressing it down sends Aftertouch, or you can define for this way a different controller.
Power-LED
This is the power indicator LED.
SHIFT button
The SHIFT button is used in combination with other keys to program the functions.
DATA buttons +/By default the DATA buttons are used for Octave function. If you hold the SHIFT button at the same time,
they will be assigned with Transpose. The default keyrange of the Midistart music 25 is from C2-C4. With
DATA +/- you can change it 3 octaves up or down.
Assignable slider
By default the slider is used for Volume control. This slider can be assigned with different CC-MIDI
controllers.
Rear panel:
MIDI OUT
PEDAL
USB
DC IN
POWER
ON - OFF
PEDAL
Can be used for a Sustain pedal. The polarity can be changed.
MIDI OUT
Standard 5-DIN MIDI Out port
USB port
To make the connection to the computer for the MIDI data transfer and to get USB power
DC IN
AC adaptor power in port, please use a AC/DC adaptor with 9 V DC/ 500 mA.
POWER ON-OFF
To turn the instrument on and off.
2.Installation
Windows XP/ Vista/ Mac OSX
Connect the Midistart music 25 keyboard to an available USB port on your computer with the USB cable
provided. If the PC is running, switch the keyboard on with the power switch.
As the Midistart music 25 is a "Class Compliant" device, you do not need to install special
software drivers. Windows XP;Vista and Mac OSX will automatically recognize the new device and
establish it as "USB audio equipment" within the system. Once established it is ready to start
use. Should you have previously used other USB audio equipment on this same USB port, it
is advisable to choose another USB port that has never previously had audio equipment
installed. This ensures that an Midistart "exclusive" is established at this port.
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Turning on with initialization
If you press and hold both DATA buttons while switching on the Midistart music 25, the keyboard
will initialize itself. This will clear all user settings and bring it back to the default settings.
3.Basic functions of the Midistart music 25
DATA buttons
By default the DATA buttons are used for Octave function. If you hold the SHIFT button at the same time,
they will be assigned with Transpose. The default keyrange of the Midistart music 25 is from C2-C4. With
DATA +/- you can change it 3 octaves up or down.
Programming with the keys
The controller functions will be programmed with the keyboard´s keys. On top of a single keys you find the
special function it has and the numeric keys. The right key is „Enter“, to confirm a change or program.
In combination with the SHIFT button you can choose what function do you want to change.
For example, press the SHIFT button, and then „Assign slider“, the press the numeric key „1“, and „Enter“.
Now the slider is assigned with the Modulation controller.
After this the power-LED will blink 3 times, and the light from the SHIFT button turns off. Some functions,
eg. the Velocity curves, it is not necessary to confirm the new setting with „Enter“.
Adjusting Volume – Assignable slider
When the power on, the application of the slider is volume control.
You can use the slider to send the volume control message CC#7 to adjust volume.
Read how you can assihn the slider to another CC-controller:
Press <SHIFT><Assignable slider><Set value> and confirm with <ENTER>
Value range:0-146
The most left position of the slider will send data 0, and the most right position will send data 127.
Transpose and octave – Oct/Trans key
By default the DATA buttons are used for Octave function. If you hold the SHIFT button at the same time,
they will be assigned with Transpose. The default keyrange of the Midistart music 25 is from C2-C4. With
DATA +/- you can change it 3 octaves up or down.
You can use the <Oct/Trans> key to switch between the basic function for the DATA buttons, transpose or
octave.
Press <SHIFT><Oct/Trans> and confirm with <ENTER>
Now the basic function of DATA +/- is transpose up/down.
Working with the Joystick
Move the joystick to the left/right to send the PITCHBEND message.
Move the joystick upward to send the MODULATION message.
Move the joystick downward to send the AFTER TOUCH message.
How to assign the downward joystick message:
Press <SHIFT><Assign Modu stick><Set value>and confirm with <ENTER>.
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Value range:0-145
The center position of the joystick will send data 0, and the lowest position will send data 127.
How to choose a soundprogram in 3 steps:
The next 3 steps will work together, if you want to choose a bank and a sound number in a sound module.
You can use step 3 alone to change the sound number in the actual soundbank.
1.Bank MSB - Bank MSB key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „Bank MSB“ key, after this the number you want to program, and confirm
with „Enter“. Power LED blinks 3 times, and the SHIFT LED turns off.
Press <SHIFT><Bank MSB><Set value>
Do NOT confirm with <ENTER>.
2.Bank LSB - Bank LSB key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „Bank LSB“ key, after this the number you want to program, do NOT
confirm with „Enter“. Power LED blinks 3 times, and the SHIFT LED turns off.
Press <SHIFT><Bank LSB><Set value>
Do NOT confirm with <ENTER>.
3.Program change - Program change key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „Program change“ key, after this the numeric sound number, eg. 61, and
confirm with „Enter“. Power LED blinks 3 times, and the SHIFT LED turns off.
Press <SHIFT><Program change><Set value> NOW confirm with <ENTER>.
The values of this three steps will send at one time, and switch the bank and the program number.
MIDI channel - Channel key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „Channel“ key, after this the numeric channel number from 1 to 16, and
confirm with „Enter“. Power LED blinks 3 times, and the SHIFT LED turns off. Now the keyboard sends
the MIDI data on the specified new MIDI channel.
Press <SHIFT><Channel><Set value> and confirm with <ENTER>.
Default value:1
Value range:1-16
Reset all controllers - Rest all controls key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „Reset all controls“ key, and message of reset all controllers will be sent out
immediately.
Press <SHIFT><Reset all controls> and immediatly CC121 is sent.
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Reset all events - All notes off key
Press the SHIFT button, then the „All notes off“ key, and message of reset all events will be sent out
immediately.
Press <SHIFT><All notes off> and immediatly CC123 is sent.
After complete setting operation with key on the keyboard, the SH1FT indicator will trun off and the
keyboard will recover to normal play mode.
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4.System settings
Velocity Curve
There are 4 different velocity curves can be selected ranged.
Press <SHIFT><Velocity curve> and immediatly the curve will be changed.
Velocity Curve 1 (Normal)
Velocity Curve 2 (Soft)
Velocity Curve 3 (Hard)
Velocity Curve 4 (Expand)
Pedal Polarity
You can set the polarity of the switch type pedal. The default setting is normal off pedal. Press a key as a
toggle switch.
Press <SHIFT><Pedal polarity> and immediatly the polarity will be changed.
GM/GS Switch
With the default setting, when you first time to triggle this feature, the GS On message F0 41 10 42 12 40 00
7F 00 41 F7 will be sent. Triggle this feature again, the GM On message F0 7E 7F 09 01 F7 will be sent out.
In another words, it’ll send GS On and GM On message alternatively.
Press <SHIFT><GM/GS> and immediatly the GM On or GS On message will be send.
Registration - Storing your own settings
All settings you made are non-volatile. After power off, settings will keep no change. When you turn on the
keyboard again, it’ll work with settings you made last time.
You may save your setting in 10 registration memories numbered 0 – 9 individually. You could recall one of
them any time. The contents of the registration memory are: Oct/Trans setting, velocity curve, all
assignments for slider, pedal etc.
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Store operation:
Press <SHIFT>, <Regist> and <Set value> at the same time, it means, press a number key and regist key at
the same time, it is not necessary to press <ENTER>.
Recall Operation:
Press <SHIFT><Regist><Set value> simply press a number key and do not need <Enter> a
Standard Midi Controller (CC) numbers
Controller
Funktion
Controller
Funktion
0
Bank Select
50
General Purpose #3
1
Modulation Wheel
51
General Purpose #4
2
Breath Control
52-63
Not defined
3
Not defined
64
Damper Pedal
4
Foot Controller
65
Portamento on/off
5
Portamento Time
66
Sostenuto on/off
6
Data Entry
67
Soft Pedal on/off
7
Channel Volume
68
Legato Footswitch
8
Balance
69
Hold 2
9
Not defined
70
Sound Variation
10
Pan
71
Timbre/Harmonic Intensity
11
Expression
72
Release Time
12
Effect Control 1
73
Attack Time
13
Effect Control 2
74
Brightness
14/15
Not defined
75
Decay Time
16
General Purpose #1
76
Vibrato Rate
17
General Purpose #2
77
Vibrato Depth
18
General Purpose #3
78
Vibrato Delay
19
General Purpose #4
79
Sound Contr.
20-31
Not defined
80
General Purpose #5
32
Bank Select
81
General Purpose #6
33
Modulation Wheel
82
General Purpose #7
34
Breath Control
83
General Purpose #8
35
Not defined
84
Portamento Control
36
Foot Controller
85-90
Not defined
37
Portamento Time
91
Reverb Send Level
38
Data Entry
92
Tremolo Depth
39
Channel Volume
93
Chorus Send Level
40
Balance
94
Celeste/Detune Depth
41
Not defined
95
Phaser Depth
7
42
Pan
96
Data Entry +1
43
Expression
97
Data Entry -1
44
Effect Control 1
98
NRPN LSB
45
Effect Control 2
99
NRPN MSB
46/47
Not defined
100
RPN LSB
48
General Purpose #1
101
RPN MSB
49
General Purpose #2
102-119
Not defined
120
All Sound Off
142
EG Attack Time
121
Reset All Controllers
143
EG Decay Time
122
Local Control on/off
144
EG Release Time
123
All Notes off
145
After Touch
124
Omni Mode off
146 *
Program Change
125
Omni Mode on
147 **
Start (MTC)
126
Poly Mode off
148 **
Continue (MTC)
127
Poly Mode on
149 **
Stop (MTC)
128
Pitch Bend
150 **
System Reset (MTC)
129
Pitch Bend Sensitivity
151 **
Stop (MMC)
130
Fine Tuning
152 **
Play (MMC)
131
Coarse Tuning
153 **
Deferred Play
132
Vibrato Rate
154 **
Forward (MMC)
133
Vibrato Depth
155 **
Rewind (MMC)
134
Vibrato Delay
156 **
Record Strobe (MMC)
135
Low Pass Filter Cutoff Frequency
157 **
Record Exit (MMC)
136
Low Pass Filter Resonance
158 **
Record Pause (MMC)
137
High Pass Filter Cutoff Frequency
159 **
Pause (MMC)
138
EQ Low Gain
160 **
Eject (MMC)
139
EQ High Gain
161 **
Chase (MMC)
140
EQ Low Frequency
162 **
Comman Error Reset (MMC)
141
EQ High Frequency
163 **
MMC Reset (MMC)
* This controller cannot be assigned to the joystick.
** This controllers cannot be assigned to the joystick or the slider.
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Specifications:
Keyboard:25 keys (C2 - C4), (velocity sensitive)
Functions:Basic functions: USB MIDI, Octave shift, Transpose, Joystick, Pedals, MIDI OUT, Slider,
Function buttons:MIDI Data: Bank select, Program change, GM System On, GS System on, All Notes Off,
etc;
Parameters: Transose, Octave, MIDI out channels, Velocity curve, Pitch bend, Moulation, Brightness, etc.
Panel Controls and Indicators: Function buttons with light × 2; Slider × 1, SHIFT button with light × 1,
Joystick × 1.
Display: LED indicator for power/signal.
Input/Output Terminals: POWER ON/OFF switch × 1, POWER IN connector × 1, USB port ×1
PEDAL jack × 1, MIDI OUT port × 1
Power Supply: USB bus power or AC Power Adapter (Optional), AC Power Adapter requirement: 9V
500mA
Dimensions (W x D x H) and Weight:390 mm × 200mm × 500 mm, 2.3 kg
IMPORTANT SECURE INFORMATONS
Please read the following secure instructions first!
1. Never use the keyboard in the near of water like a swimming pool, bathtub or wet
environment like a basement, in rain or similar.
2. Never use the keyboard in the near of heating elements like a radiator or similar, also
high temperatures or direct sunbeam should be avoid.
3. Use only the power supply that is declared in our Specification
4. If you didn’t use the keyboard for a longer time please plug power off.
5. Take care that no liquid flows inside the keyboard
6. Also take care that no metal objects like a coin or paperclip and other small objects can
fall into the keyboard (e.g. by children...) because of electrical shortcut.
7. Do not open the keyboard, this is allowed by qualified technicians only.
8. Never leave the keyboard powered and switched on alone, because of fire for example
by thunderstorm or other reasons.
9. Children should inform about the secure information and/or an adult should take care
about, if children are to young for understanding this information.
10. In the near of a radio or television device, are electromagnetic fields possible they can
disturb the reception. Enough distance is important!
11. In the near of Audio Amplifiers is noise possible. Enough distance is important too.
12.For cleaning never use petrol, alcohol or solvent because damaging of the housing.
Use only a dry or little wet rag for cleaning and unplug the power supply or USB
connector, because of electrical shock.
13.Never unplug the keyboard if the power supply is powered.
14.Don´t throw the Keyboard, and also never let them crash down. Also don’t push or trust
the keyboard.
15.At a thunderstorm please unplug all connectors.
Thank You.
Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
No liability for printing mistakes
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