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Hi Hat pedal MIDI CC #

I'm using a DM10 module to pass notes to a Macbook running Mainstage. We have the open hat set to MIDI 46, the closed hat set to 42 and the pedal set to 44.

When your foot is off the pedal, the open hat sounds. When you play the pedal, the closed hat sounds, but when you press the pedal and hit the hat, we get no sound.

What are we doing wrong? Thanks! Bill
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  • Hi Bill,

    Thanks for posting. Sorry you're having issues with your DM10 kit.

    Let's have you run a test to see if your hi hatis sending MIDI data properly.

    MIDI-OX - PC - http://www.midiox.com/

    In addition to the test below using MIDI-OX, you can also use Send SX (Windows). This program will let you know if and what MIDI information the controller is sending.

    **Before you run MIDI-OX connect the MIDI Controller and power on.

    1. Download and install MIDI-OX.
    2. Run the MIDI OX application.
    3. Select the Options menu and select MIDI Devices. Make sure to select MIDI inputs and MIDI Outputs for the MIDI controller, in this case, the USB Audio Device and click OK.
    4. Select the View menu and select Input Monitor. The field type, Data1, contains the CC information. Test the functions of your controller in the monitor.

    MIDI Monitor - Mac OS X - http://www.snoize.com/MIDIMonitor/

    What is it MIDI Monitor? MIDI Monitor is a free utility for Mac OS X which displays MIDI signals in a variety of formats. It can watch both incoming and outgoing MIDI streams and can filter them by message type and channel. Musicians will find it handy for tracking down confusing MIDI problems. Programmers can use it to test MIDI drivers and applications. MIDI Monitor is free to download and use.

    1. Download, and Install MIDI Monitor.
    2. Open MIDI Monitor.
    3. Click on the Sources tab to view MIDI devices. Confirm that your USB/MIDI device is listed.
    4. Once you confirm your MIDI device is connected and listed. Hit the hi hat. If your device is working you will see a message with data.

    Try this out and let me know how it goes!
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