Midi device ID less than 17

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Midi device ID less than 17

Postby xiotex » 16:10, 17 June 2017

I think I must be missing something? I can't set the midi device ID to anything lower than 17 on my system-8 - is there a way?
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Re: Midi device ID less than 17

Postby rsaintjohn » 04:04, 18 June 2017

Device ID is generally for SysEx, and is not the same as a MIDI channel. At the moment it doesn't really serve a purpose. Eventually, if we get SysEx doc, it might be used for situations in which you have more than one System-8 in your MIDI chain, and need to send separate SysEx messages to each of them. In short, you don't need it to go below 17.
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