Combi programming: ext prog changes not working.Anyone?

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Combi programming: ext prog changes not working.Anyone?

Unread post by AlfredAnthony » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:00 pm

So I have successfully set up favorites for my Yamaha MX performances on the Kross pads, they come right up, but when I try to create the same for a combi, it doesn't seem to work.

In the settings I chose EXT2 for track 1, set to channel 1G and put the proper values under MSB and LSB and saved, but when I change to the combi it doesn't work.

Any recommendation?
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Unread post by SeaGtGruff » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:05 pm

Just to be clear, do you mean setting up a combi on the Korg to recall a performance on the Yamaha, or setting up something on the Yamaha to recall a combi on the Korg?
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Re: Combi programming: ext prog changes not working.Anyone?

Unread post by AlfredAnthony » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:16 pm

Sending bank change to the Yamaha from a combi on the Kross.
It works with favorites. Not sure what I am doing wrong.
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Unread post by Derek » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:49 am

Hi

I don’t have a Kross but have you tried setting both Yamaha and Kross to a different MIDI channel? 1G means the global channel inside the Korg, and maybe that is stopping it. Other option is you may need to use EXT2 and also send the bank select values for the mode the Yamaha is in (usually found in the data list manual)
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Re: Combi programming: ext prog changes not working.Anyone?

Unread post by AlfredAnthony » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:55 am

Derek wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:49 am
Hi

I don’t have a Kross but have you tried setting both Yamaha and Kross to a different MIDI channel? 1G means the global channel inside the Korg, and maybe that is stopping it. Other option is you may need to use EXT2 and also send the bank select values for the mode the Yamaha is in (usually found in the data list manual)
Thanks for your help. Yes this worked! I set the Yamaha to general channel 16 and set up the appropriate instrument and it works perfectly. So now I can really get some coherent layering going for on the fly crossfades and added arps synchronizing with the Kross.
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Unread post by Derek » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:01 pm

Hi,

Glad that it worked. It was a bit of a hunch when I saw the 1G in your post.....
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