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VORTEX 2 PROGAMMING HELP PLEASE THIS THING IS KILLING ME!

I have the Alesis Vortex Wireless 2, I am using a stand alone synth (Korg iM1) in and iPad 4 through the camera adapter

I have the Vortex preset editor software to program the controller.

It makes absolutely no sense to me, I am a keyboard player not a computer programmer

The things I can input are:
Send on Load
Program#
ProgramLSB
ProgramMSB[/b]

You would think that program 1 would be... program one -nope!
I have no friggin idea what the heck LSB is or MSB

I tried typing in a few numbers based of charts I found on the internet and then sent them to the controller only to find that those create !No Change ! so now program 1 2 # 3 are all the same damn sound

I I cannot find an undo in the Vortex software

I have spent hours like a retarded monkey poking at things and understanding nothing.

I am so frustrated and angry that I want to chuck the ipad against the wall do a Pete Townsend with the vortex and plunge head first out the 14 story window
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  • I’m confused, frustrated and pissed off
    Well for the Vortex 1 there is a video for it on YouTube but... it is horrendous

    I should have known better.

    I was one of the people that bought the “DMDOCK”

    Burn me once shame on you! Burn me twice and ... damn it it’s my fault!

    They dumped the DMDOCK on the market with a sub par app and never updated or supported it. They just let it die.

    I should have remembered that before buying again but I had blocked it out.

    This will probably sit in it’s box next to the DMDOCK in it’s box until I muster the nerve to throw it out
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    Got some information from Alesis, with that I am able to answer these questions and switch sounds in the iM1 from the Vortex2

    "How can I program the midi controller so that

    P01 on the Vortex Wireless 2 is the Korg iM1 program 47 Pipe organ?

    The Vortex Wireless 2 Editor allows me to input:

    Send on Load Yes or no
    Program #______
    Program LSB_____
    Program MSB______

    Question #1. Would I choose yes or no for “Send on load”? Why?

    Answer: Choose "Yes", because that will send the program change information, if you select "No" it will only send other information like pitch bend, pad settings or faders etc.

    Question #2. What number would I input for Program# and why?

    Answer: For Program# Input 47. This is the number of Program 47 Pipe Organ on the iM1 presets card. (Note: you must select the M1 Presets card in the iM1 App)

    Question #3. What number would I input for LSB and why?

    Answer: For LSB Input 0. LSB does not pertain to Program Change it is not necessary

    Question #4. What number would I input for MSB and why?"

    Answer : For MSB input 0. MSB does not pertain to Program Change it is not necessary

    That's it just the PROGRAM NUMBER!

    Save the the preset and send it to the Vortex 2 as Preset Number 1

    Now on the Vortex 2 P01 is Program #47 Pipe Organ in the iM1 with the M1 Presets card selected!

    The Vortex Manual is very Vague, no instructions it just says input program change here input LSB here, input MSB here Etc.

    If it had only said to change from one sound to another, input Yes for "Send on Load" and input the number of the patch you want in Program#. That is it save and send!

    I plan to save my favorite sounds as Multi's in User card and select that at the beginning of a set. That way there is no need to switch banks or cards. I can program the Vortex 2 so that P01 is the first sound P02 the second and so on!

    Yay Happy day!
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