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Subject: FW: [AH] Midi on MKS-80

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <ricardo.verschut@...>
Date: 2001-03-08

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Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 8:40 PM
To: Shawn Cleary
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Subject: Re: [AH] Midi on MKS-80


At 7:35 AM -0500 03/07/01, Shawn Cleary wrote:
>hi,
>
>Can someone tell me about the midi on the MKS-80?

Yes, I'm sure quite a few people could, as it's the only way to play one :)

>I realize its probably limited because of the age but sonicstate.com says
>>it receives velocity and pressure sensitivity.

They are correct. It can receive velocity and channel aftertouch.

>Do the knobs on the MPG-80 send midi sysex like the Juno 106?

That's a good question. I believe they send very similar data. I don't
have an MPG-80, and this issue is not addressed in the service notes. I
would get software like Kurzweil's MIDIScope and look at it.

>Is there a way to control the cutoff (standard midi cc #74 I believe), or
>>in other words, have the cutoff receive when controlled via an external
>>keyboard or sequencer. Please email me the midi info details.

Yes, you can assign the LPF cutoff frequency to aftertouch.