[sdiy] Medeli SP4200 local played notes not affected by controllers received via Midi

Tom Wiltshire tom at electricdruid.net
Tue Jun 30 22:09:58 CEST 2020

Hi Leo,

According to the manual, the keyboard receives both Expression and Volume messages. But you say those do not affect notes played locally?

(The manual is here for anyone interested, on the “Documents” tab:

https://medeli.eu/products/stage-pianos-and-master-keyboards/sp4200-wh/digital-stage-piano-with-accompaniment.html <https://medeli.eu/products/stage-pianos-and-master-keyboards/sp4200-wh/digital-stage-piano-with-accompaniment.html>

It sounds like you might have to use an external volume pedal on the output!


> On 30 Jun 2020, at 19:54, Leo Schoonbroodt <leoschoonbroodt at ziggo.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> Maybe someone can help me out.
> I bought a Medeli SP4200 Stage piano/Keyboard which has only a connection for a sustain pedal.
> I would like to have a volume pedal too so I connected another keyboard (GEM SX3) with a volumepedal via Midi.
> Controllers sent via Midi work nice for all data which is received via Midi but do not affect the locally played notes and accompaniment.
> Is there another way to control locally played notes, other than using the master volume pot on the keyboard which is not handy in some situations (maybe with System Exclusives?? and does anyone have a list of recognized System Exclusives for the Medeli SP4200)?
> Hope the question is clear because English is not my native Language.
> With kind regards,
> Leo Schoonbroodt
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