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#1340110 - 01/03/10 07:03 PM RD-700GX, Controlling effects, drawbar settings, etc.
martijn315 Offline
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Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 10

I was wondering... Does anyone know whether it is possible to connect an external MIDI controller to assign effects and drawbar settings via that controller, so I don't have to navigate the menu structure of the RD-700GX? (I am thinking of e.g. an M-audio UC-33e)

I am very happy with the various e-piano and organ sounds. And I love tweaking them by changing drawbar settings and applying the good built-in effects. If only there was a way to make it a bit easier to easily change drawbar settings or change effects! The MFX1 and MFX2 knobs are quite good for setting a different value, but if I want to change my Rhodes patch to e.g. a Rhodes patch with Phaser, the easiest way is to make a special set-up and switch to that set-up. The same goes for different drawbar settings.

Can anyone help me out?


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#1340166 - 01/03/10 09:02 PM Re: RD-700GX, Controlling effects, drawbar settings, etc. [Re: martijn315]
Dr Popper Offline
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Its got favorites presets can't you just set them up and use them?
You have 100 you can call up by punching in a number and 40 you can use by pushing one button.
You can easily connect a controller KB but its going to want to play the notes as well.

Edited by Dr Popper (01/03/10 11:23 PM)
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#1340303 - 01/04/10 03:10 AM Re: RD-700GX, Controlling effects, drawbar settings, etc. [Re: Dr Popper]
martijn315 Offline
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Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 10
hi, thanks for your reply. I currently have made a lot of presets indeed, but I also need a piece of paper which tells me the effect assigned to each set-up. It would just be great if I can assign a button on a midi controller to a specific effect. This holds even more for drawbar control.

My question is, does anyone know how to do this?


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