Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#1327135 - 09/02/14 12:10 AM DR-770 MIDI to VS-1680 MIDI
Moj0Filters Offline
Space Cadet


Registered: 08/30/14
Posts: 1
Hello All. I'm new to the forums. I couldn't find a specific post for my question. This is for anybody that is a MIDI Guru. I Have a question about MIDI setup between my DR-770 Drum Machine and my VS-1680. I want my 770 to start at the same time I press record on the 1680? What parameters matter?
Top
#1327139 - 09/02/14 12:41 AM Re: DR-770 MIDI to VS-1680 MIDI [Re: Moj0Filters]
uptildawn Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 12/15/01
Posts: 8095
Loc: Iowa
Just to get the ball rolling and because I don't use midi sync much these days.....

I'd just like to say that whatever you do, you will experience some amount of lag between a button press of the VS and playback of the drums with MIDI. It is common practice to set up your Song with at least a couple of measures of count-in to allow the machines to obtain solid sync, so be prepared by arranging your Songs in that manner - with an offset of at least two measures. Account for this offset amount, if/when creating tempo maps as well by making tempo changes occur as many measures late as there is offset. In other words, if there's a tempo or time change at bar 60 and you have an offset of two measures at the beginning, then make your tempo/time change at bar 62.

You'll probably want two midi cables connecting the two units. MTC is the usual sync mode for this following stuff, but I think it depends on what you drums' preference is. Drums set to receive and 1680 set to transmit most of the time.

Beyond that, I have to dig too deep into murky matter. Hope this is helpful.


.
_________________________
uptildawn

2013 Iowa City JazzFest sets!
Dr Lonnie Smith Trio w/Jonathan Kreisberg on guitar
Pharoah Sanders Quartet
Fred Hersch Trio
These are post mixes set to single camera video (by Rich Rauch).

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Hop to:
Shout Box

Who's Online
3 registered (DEMONMASTER62, Marty Gilman, 1 invisible) and 95 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
50321
Jazzooo
43828
Al
40001
Silversmith
38666
Timster
32942
Tom Mix
28720
NOK
27993
Popmann
27745
gonzo
26732
Ismellelephant
26377
Mooseboy
26122
Doughboy
25949
moontan
24106
flatcat
23691
paulb
23370
C Jo Go
23106
RGR
22525
Marty Gilman
21136
fabulousthunderbird
21125
fonts
20362
Gretsch 6120
19598
vvvm
19394
String Jammer
19143
glensimonds
18968
Vanillagrits
18923
T57Strat
18894
GAMBLE
18791
Jammer
17986
SteveW
17600
GAWZDigitalUnderground
17522
Geo
17274
Hano
17114
JazAddict
16175
Delso
15818
LakeStone Karl
15673
Liquidirt
15323
Dave Morris
14981
Dan Barnes
14958
virtualan
14908
kid-surf
Forum Stats
20838 Members
29 Forums
135765 Topics
1563419 Posts

Max Online: 226 @ 03/21/16 07:30 AM
Newest Members
Just_Peachy_and_U, hsjfender63, Perre, ShawnMAnderson, nick2480
20838 Registered Users

Generated in 0.044 seconds in which 0.031 seconds were spent on a total of 13 queries. Zlib compression disabled.