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Volume changing by itself

The volume changes by itself. You can see on the computer that the volume level has a mind of its own. It moves then doesn't move. I thought the slider might be defective because when I moved it, the volume on the computer jumped around. I disconnected the slider from the board (it just unclips), which made the volume stabilize...Until when I moved the pitch bender it moved the volume on the computer again. So I'm thinking it might not be the slider. Maybe something else?
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  • Hi Ash,

    Thanks for posting. 

    Have you tested this in a MIDI Monitoring software, such as Snoize MIDI Monitor or MIDI-Ox? 

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

    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. Play any key(s) on your keyboard/controller to confirm each button or key is sending data to your computer. If you device is working you will see a message with data. If the device is not sending data you may have a hardware issue.

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

    **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. 

    Let me know how this works out for you.
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  • Thanks I will try. I have used the keyboard with my new PC and the software that came with the keyboard. And I've used my old iBook G4 with garage band. Same thing on both.
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