Archive for the ‘supported devices’ Category

Roland VG-99 V-Guitar & VB-99 V-Bass

December 7, 2009Serge Comments Off on Roland VG-99 V-Guitar & VB-99 V-Bass

TheRoland VG-99 and VB-99 can easily be synced to midi. In the menu system/midi you can select the ‘sync clock’ options : The following settings are possible : INTERNAL : the VG-99/VB-99 ignores any incoming midi clock commands : don’t use this setting if you want to synchronize with midiclock. AUTO (USB) : The VG-99/VB-99 […]

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Yamaha QY70

December 7, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha QY70

Yamaha’s QY70 supports reception of midi clock signal. You can edit the MIDI SYNC setting in the utility-midi menu : When the MIDI SYNC parameter is set to “Internal” the QY70 is controlled by its own internal clock. However, when set to “External” the QY70 is controlled by a MIDI clock signal received from an […]

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Boss DB-90 Dr Beat

December 6, 2009Serge Comments Off on Boss DB-90 Dr Beat

Even the small DB-90 dr beat can be synced to midiclock. (see picture below) To achieve synchronization, press the MIDI button on your db-90. Your Dr Beat will switch to “MIDI reception enabled” mode. The DB-90 now syncs to your midiclock and also follows the start/stop commands. If you press the MIDI button again, the […]

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Yamaha QY700

December 5, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha QY700

The Yamaha QY700 supports midiclock. In the menu show below, you can setup the synchronisation : If you set MIDI SYNC to MIDI-A or MIDI-B, the QY700 will be controlled by MIDI Clock messages received from MIDI IN-A or MIDI IN-B. Select this setting if you are using the QY700 as a slave device for […]

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Boss DR-670

December 4, 2009Serge Comments Off on Boss DR-670

It is not really difficult to synchronize the roland/boss DR-670 to midiclock. The device syncs to midiclock by default, so you normally don’t need any special setting. It is possible to verify/change this setting if you need to (excerpt from manual): This sync setting can be set to three different values : AUTO: In this […]

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Yamaha RM1x

December 4, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha RM1x

On the Yamaha RM1x, you can set the MIDI SYNC setting to MIDI : With a setting of MIDI, the RM1x will be controlled by MIDI Clock messages received from MIDI IN. Select this setting if you are using the RM1x as a slave device for synchronized play. This is the setting to use when […]

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Yamaha RY9

December 3, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha RY9

The yamaha RY9 is a nifty little box. And yes it does support midi clock synchronization !!! Read the explanation on the image below to understand how to do it :

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Yamaha FS1R

December 2, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha FS1R

The play speed of the Yamaha FS1R can be synced to midiclock, using the following settings in the Fseq->Speed menu : midi1/4, midi1/2, midi, midi2/1, midi4/1. The “midi” setting allows the Fseq playback speed to be controlled directly via a MIDI clock signal applied to the MIDI IN connector, although playback may not be in […]

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Yamaha AN1X

December 2, 2009Serge Comments Off on Yamaha AN1X

The description below explains how to synchronize your AN1X to midi clock. Set the [EDIT ROTARY] switch to VOICE COMMON and press Tempo [UP/DOWN] to set the tempo of the Step Sequencer in BPM (Beats Per Minute). If you want the clock of an external MIDI sequencer or drum machine to control the AN1x’s tempo, […]

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Boss DR-880 Dr Rhythm

December 2, 2009Serge Comments Off on Boss DR-880 Dr Rhythm

The DR-880 and midiclock are a good match. You have several options to set up midiclock synchronisation : The sync mode parameter (in menu midi:setting) can be set to the following values : INTERNAL: –> don’t use this setting if you want to sync to midiclock. MIDI: –> your drum machine will always act as […]

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