Set up a four zone performance with the first two being the two voices you want to use, set up the other two zones with voices that you don’t want and assign their volume settings to zero and with different midi channels than your other two voices. Thank you all for the reply. Lastly, you should be able to export songs out of the CP in standard MIDI file format, IF it has this capability, but again – you’ll need to read the manual. It has four zone sliders, and the church want to know if a different voice can be assigned to each of the four sliders. Derek , parametric , Saul. Now for two internal and two external voices, this work around may be possible at least according to how I read and interpret the manual. I’ve been using a USB cable to connect them.
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View the Media Kit. Typically, SMFs can be recognized because they have the. If I could get four voices over the full range then I can make them work on different midi channels. In theory this should be doable and work, read the sections of the manual closely that pertain to editing functions and setting up zones. You may need to install CPspecific software – consult the manual.
As a matter of fact, I don’t even know what an smf file is. Login or Sign Up. Yamaha does make software for transferring SMF files to it’s internal memory – but here’s the kick in the teeth – it’s for Windows XP only. We use the term SMF around here a lot so I forgot some people might not know it simply means a standard midi file. Thanks for any help. The only way I can think of to do two voices and two other zones only transmitting midi data would be a workaround that will not be found specifically in the manual.
And yes, manuals can be confusing, but they typically have most or all of the answers if you’re willing to exercise a little patience and invest the necessary time.
The CP cp30 a mifi piano but Yamaha cut it off at the knees in terms of midi file playback capability and they didn’t bother with putting anything about how to load files into the internal memory in the owners manual to save the embarrassment of admitting the sequencer memory is so small. Set local control off so the CP will not play from it’s own keys. The manual doesn’t mention any way to download files midi or smf’s. How can I do this? Help FAQs Go to top.
You’re my only hope! Lastly, you should be able to export songs out of the CP in standard MIDI file format, IF it has this capability, but again – you’ll need to read the manual. You can program your sequences on that from your Mac and it comes with a Mac sound editor. Now for two internal and two external voices, this work around may be possible at least according to how I read ccp300 interpret the manual.
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I have connected it to Garageband and got it to record. Plug mudi midi cable from the CP midi out jack to the CP midi in jack.
Glad I answered some of your question.
We’ve had a CP for a while and you can set up voices for each zone, the owner’s manual should detail this my setups are splits or single voices, so I have not done this yet, but it should be possible. Cp30 you installed the driver? I believe an upgrade allowed it to read Type 1s.
I’ve managed to get four voices at once, but only two on midk half of the split point My question is therefore, can I have the following configurations, and if so. The other has 16 tracks, and 16 instruments. I’m new here to the forum and new to using computers with keyboards and need some serious help with basic questions.
It’s not in the manual.
Yamaha CP300 Owner’s Manual: Midi Settings—basic Operation
This in kidi should give you two internal and two external voices when playing the CP’s own keys though you may be limited to an internal and external voice playing the same notes. I guess I should have kept my post a bit more specific regarding what my keyboard should do or not do.
I use a Mac so I guess the Yamaha software Pro was talking about won’t help me. If you’re looking just to “do something with MIDI,” well cp30 programs like GarageBand and Cubase are used to create your own songs or arrangements of other people’s songs and then play them back using the sounds in your keyboard s.
Lastly, you’ll be more likely to get help on boards such as this if you come armed with specific questions, as well as some evidence that you’ve actually invested some time and effort on your own. Thank you all for the reply.