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  1. bvideo

    Dump request macro

    Sending the DRM from Cakewalk should be asking for a channel number. That number needs to match a global setting in your M1. I can't find my old M1 manual just now, but is it possible the channel number is 1-16 in the global setting but 0-15 in the DRM dialog... Same consideration when sending a sysex dump; the channel number in that sysex needs to match the M1 setting.
  2. Does this happen with more than one particular synth? There have been unfreeze problems before related to at least one specific synth (sektor).
  3. In the manual, it seemed I could see a playback mode (how to transmit your composition) to an external synth|host (cf Cakewalk) in such a way as to transmit the bank/prog numbers. When cakewalk receives them, it will populate the track header widgets with the corresponding names from your .ins file. As far as your latest problem, it is best to save your project as a cakewalk native project (.cwp) for reopening to continue editing. You can write your .mid file separately for sending directly to your synth. A .mid file can't hold all the information of a Cakewalk project, so is not good for revisiting / reediting.
  4. I wonder what you are actually doing in Cakewalk. Almost sounds like you are composing on the PA900 and just using cakewalk to create a midi file. But it looks like you don't really need cakewalk for that. Isn't there some way to save your PA900 composition to a midi file on a local thumb drive or to local storage? Most likely, that file will have all the required sound setup. It looks like you can make the PA900 look like a hard drive to your PC. Then save your composition to the PA900 internal storage and then copy midi files from your PA900 to your PC. I looked very briefly at the manual, and it looks like you can do without Cakewalk. Or if you want to use cakewalk, it looks like you can configure your synth to send program/bank changes so CW will have them for writing a midi file. (See pg 121)
  5. If you chose banks/programs for your tracks in Cakewalk, they will get saved to your midi file and sent to your PA900 before playing notes. But maybe you set up the sounds in your PA900 instead of in Cakewalk. If that's so, playing the MIDI file has no information how to set up your sounds. Whatever sounds the PA900 already has set up by default will play, probably piano. You can: 1. see if the PA900 has a way to save a setup of your sounds, then load that setup when you play that MIDI file. 2. look into how to set up bank/program numbers in cakewalk. First, see if there is a publicly available .ins file for the PA900. And check the cakewalk manual for how to install and use it. Otherwise, try to read out the bank and program numbers from your PA900 setup and enter those raw numbers into each track's bank and program number widgets in the headers of the tracks. Either way is how Cakewalk knows which sounds to play in your PA900. 3. there may be a way to transmit your PA900 setup into cakewalk so it can be made part of the MIDI file. That involves transmitting a sysex dump from the PA900 into your Cakewalk project so that when you save the project as a midi file, that setup dump will be sent to the PA900 in preparation for playing back with the correct sounds. See your PA900 manual for how to send the sysex dump and see the CW manual for recording it and putting it in the song.
  6. The usual reason is mismatching sample rates between Cakewalk's setting and the audio interface.
  7. It's an odd choice in the Korg SV-1 if, as it seems, note-on velocity 0 is treated as a note off at max-velocity.
  8. Which synth are your G2s being sent to? Does that synth actually play G2s or does it have a limited range (as some synths do when they are trying to emulate real instruments)?
  9. When you are in INTRANET mode do you have a DNS that will return a failure notice right away when some program makes a name request?
  10. Interesting - when I go to start a disk check from properties->tools[check] on an NTFS drive, it says: " You can keep using the drive during the scan. If errors are found you can decide if you want to fix them." That makes it sound like it's not unmounted. Perhaps you are using CHKDSK differently for a special purpose.
  11. Supposing that it is taking time loading up audio files to start playback (more files, slower startup), maybe it's worth playing with the file I/O settings, such as buffer size and caching. If other daws are very different in this scenario, maybe they are optimizing by preloading the audio whenever the playback cursor lands, not waiting for a "start playback". Hard to imagine any other differences. Related issues may be the speed of your drive and the fragmentation of your recorded audio.
  12. Besides DC offset it could also be an extreme low frequency component. Also, it could be the nature of the waveform, which could have equal energy but different maxima on the plus or minus side of center. There's some discussion about these things here.
  13. In Kontakt. Do they let you edit or view the instrument definition? But then what can you do about it? Can you do a single tempo change just before that note is played? Or just after it stops?
  14. Check inside the instrument definition for that MIDI piano. That same thing happened to me with Dimension.
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