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  2. Is this possible?

    @FantomXR not sure sorry!
  3. Is this possible?

    @latigid on as this might effect the programma too, maybe you can answer this question: Is there any other way to achieve this?
  4. Yesterday
  5. Is this possible?

      255 Platinum!!    More than happy that this project is achievable.   I probably should have started with what was on my mind.
  6. Is this possible?

      I can definitely forsaken the 33rd OLED and have the SCS emulated.   Thanks Man! The thing is for me to have a general understanding of whats is possible. So I can get the hardware and then start working the rest (coding and prototyping). Then I will get to more in depth questions.
  7. Is this possible?

    @Cow_Patty ah, I see that I misinterpreted your post, I figured that you wanted to bolt on displays to a BCR2000, now I read that you want to replicate/extend it. I think your idea is feasible and it looks quite similar to what is planned for v2. By all means, go for it as this is what MIDIbox is all about. The limit of banks is 255 I think, just they need a method of selecting them. @FantomXR no firm release date yet, anything in mind from your side?
  8. Is this possible?

    Any idea when this will be ready?
  9. Is this possible?

    As far as I know the maximum allowed number of banks is 127. So this shouldn't be a problem.  You want 33 OLEDs? This is definitely nothing easy to do. You need to take care of the clock pin when doing the PCB layout. Nothing you can do on breadboard. Also you'd need a separate power supply for it. 
  10. Is this possible?

    Thanks. :D   Again, I have no intention of tempering with my BCR2000. An experience is never wasted!   About what I have in mind, it would be something like this: Banks are all groups of 4 buttons on the sides. All banks would be independent from other groups of (bank-buttons) or (bank-encoders). But if the limit is only 4 banks...This would no longer be possible. This easily avoids conflicts of having to keep weird parameter grouping, just to be able to turn whatever parameter needed at a certain time. In other words, one could easily play with any parameter without conflict of position and have better organisation.   In the top double button row, each 8 buttons would have 2 banks.   For the encoders, each 4 encoders would have 4 banks. This way it would max the 128 possible encoders.   In the bottom row would be, from left to right: 8 shortcuts that would directly call for a preset from SD memory; 2 global banks for the buttons, and 4 global buttons for the encoders. This way one would be able to select, for example: bank 1 for all encoders. SCS controls. Maybe redundant, maybe useful to have. I don't know if it would be possible to have that 33rd encoder or that 33dr display.   This is what I have been cooking. Care to give an opinion?   And again, thanks.
  11. Is this possible?

    Alright, I'll bite :) You could refine your questions. It is a big block of text to read through straight out of the blocks. Here are answers to your questions: 1.1 NRPN 1.2 Incremental encoders 1.3 2.0 Yes 3.1 3.2 Yes 4.0 Yes 5.0 Not sure, but ProgrammA will use a concept of superbanks
  12. Is this possible?

    My very first post and I already have two MIDIbox Gurus here. But still no answers! Instead, it was hijacked for ads. Basically. Are my questions so unintelligent that don't even deserve an answer?! Do you guys just don't like newbies?! Aren't forums not only to share ideas but also to provide info?! I still have my idea, that's been cooking for ages in this dense head of mine. I'm still game, even if that project comes and I change my mind, I'm not worried. I'll still do it. Again, what I asked for is just to know if its possible. So I can start making preparations. I hope I didn't came as a rude, but I think it was necessary.
  13. Is this possible?

    Don't be sorry! It's a good news even for me. The OLRE16 is far to be ready. In the order HAARP first, then Bandmaster, the MB2069, then the OLRE16. So ;)  ....
  14. SD card polyphonic sample player

    Hello, I had the same questions and found the answers here:   The subversion repository for the sample player mentioned here: has been migrated to github. Just follow the links from here:
  15. The updated boards finally arrived! will do some tests over the weekend and report back next week!
  16. Last week
  17. Is this possible?

    Thanks for the suggestions, I will ponder.
  18. Is this possible?

    Go for it! 
  19. Is this possible?

    Humm... is that so? And if there is some design thing I would like to be different, will I be able to change? And what modules will be secure to go ahead and get for now?   I'm still very tempted to do my own...
  20. Is this possible?

    And this is what v2 will be . Sorry Bruno!
  21. Is this possible?

    :) Well the thing is, I would like something more close to olre16, with an oled dedicated to each encoder. But in the format of ProgrammA.
  22. Is this possible?

    IMO just wait for ProgrammA v2, it will be awesome :).
  23. Is this possible?

    Hi! So I have been coming on and off for some time (maybe since 2012) reading, investigating, getting ideas, because I want to build a controller similar to a BCR2000 that will do what I need. I have my BCR2000 since 2011, still in use, but it was obvious, pretty soon, that it lacked the feedback I need. Feedback as info about what is happening. Leds are insufficient and to just have numbers only from 0...127 is a pain, when I need to see numbers and figures like "Hz" or "3/4" or "a sine symbol", "parameter name", "Instrument number/name". So, here I am. MB_NG is now quite advanced and I've also reached a point where I have to ask questions to fill my lack of knowledge and findings of what is possible to do in MB_NG so I can conclude my idea and start doing. For now there is no need to be technical, I haven't started the project, so I don't have any hardware, nor do I know programming. When the time to go more in depth arrives I will ask. So bear with me.   Questions (please answer with question number to avoid confusion): 1.1- Usually values are presented from "0...127", so 128 positions. In the BCR2000 I can program for less than "0...127" (128), ex: "0...100" (101) or "0...3" (4) or "0...9" (10). Can I program for more, ex: "0...999" (1000) or "0.0...999.9" (1000.0) or "0...9999" (10000), even at the cost of various turns of the encoder? I'm referring to the values/pulses/positions (whatever the name, and I mix them here, sorry) on the code for the encoder, not physical pulses of the encoder. I think its called MIDI messages or Channel Control Change messages?! Why would I want that? Well, precision. Precision for the value of a parameter (automation of point/vector of that parameter included). I use cubase, and back in SX3 version I remember something like "6xxxxx,xxxx" possible positions, maybe NRPN values "16,384"?! It could have been, but I remember more decimal houses. The current cubase has "1000.0" positions. When I want a certain number, I want the exact number, not an approximation. Take frequencies as an example, 128 positions and I'm bound to approximations that are far from being near the value I want. 1.2- Do the physical pulses of an encoder have any influence on this? 1.3- Assuming that there is no way of changing the format of "0...127" positions, can I assign specific values (cubase values "0...1000.0") to specific positions (encoder code positions "0...127"), ex: cubase value "745.3" to encoder code position "86"? Also have this translated to the actual parameter value, ex: "hz". 2- Given that 128 encoders are used and in use (ex: controlling vst parameters) can one of them still be used for Standard Control Surface menu system (by pressing "exit" or "shift" button) and of course still be programmed for a parameter? In the BCR2000 one just selects the encoder and rotate the various controls, that are assigned from fabric, even if the encoder being programmed is one of the assigned controls. 3.1- Is it possible to create shortcut buttons that directly call for an entire preset instead of having to go select one from SD memory card, through the Standard Control Surface menu system? 3.2- If yes, is it also possible to assign those shortcut buttons to a parameter of the DAW (one button executing 2 functions at the same time)? 4- Banks, do they have a limited number? 5- Is it possible to Bank Banks? ex: Lets say I have one group of physical encoders with 2 banks and another group of physical encoders also with 2 banks, so each group can change banks independently. Can I have a 3rd, global bank, that by selecting bank 1 it selects both banks 1 of the two groups of encoders?
  24. midiphy gates/clocks module

    You need to assign the shift register to the triggers in the HWCFG. Then the triggers should work on AOUT channel 16. With the new firmware version you can adjust the pulse time of the triggers.
  25. midiphy gates/clocks module

    How does one get the SEQ to fire off the triggers in D3?  I can get the clocks and AOUT working.  Should I have a DOUT option in the Port?  Is that a change I need to make in the configuration file or something?
  26. Behringer RD-8 is STM32F4 based

    I don't own a RD-8, but i'm interested to buy one at a later point. On there is a thread about modifications for the RD-8 and i just asked Maffez, who is the person that comes every day with new ways to mod the RD-8 around the corner. The RD-8 seems to become a great success for Behringer. Seems they can not produce them as fast as they sell them. The first batch was completly sold out, after a couple of days. But with a price tag of only € 299 i don't wonder, when people buy these devices like crazy.
  27. Hello! I've (perhaps foolhardily) bought all the components to build a Midibox Sample Player with a "minimal circuit"-style LPC1769 core, since this thing looks like the best option to fill a percussion-sampler-shaped hole in my music setup. This is the first Midibox-related thing I've tried building, but I have some general electronics experience (advanced Arduino stuff and so on). The first problem I've run into is... The tutorial for the LPC1769 core says to download the LPCXpresso IDE v5.2.6 (not a newer version!) from a specific website, but that website seems to have been bought out by a different company, and they only seem to be offering the latest version of the LPCXpresso IDE instead, and requiring an oddly strict signup process to download it as well. Also I'm on a Linux computer right now, which I vaguely remember hearing might be a problem for the LPC1769 core setup process? I don't want to just rush forward and try things blindly, because in the past I've screwed up a couple projects that way, and I don't want to repeat that sort of scenario. So... Hopefully someone can shed some light on these problems? Edit: I went and made an account on NXP Semiconductor's website, and they only have versions of the LPCXpresso IDE going back to 6.0.x. Hmm... Still not sure what angle to approach this problem from. Should I just get a newer version of the LPCXpresso IDE and figure out how to load the LPC1769 core's precompiled binary onto the LPC1769 from there? This seems like the obvious next step but I'd prefer to hear from people who know what they're doing first.
  28. Accessible MIDIBox Lite

      Hi, I'm a blind musician and A MIDIBox Lite looks like a good solution for me, but I'd like some advice on a couple of component choices: 1 - Can anybody recommend suitable buttons for the GP buttons that have good tactile feedback (i.e. a reliable "click", not a spongy rubber button)? 2 - I'd like to add the encoder option for setting BPM so, again, could anybody recommend a good quality one that clicks around rather than being a smooth action? Many thanks in advance. Tim  
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