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is there any difference between having 2 noteouts or route both midi to one?

Oct 06 2011 | 8:31 pm

is there any difference between having 2 noteouts or route both midi pitches and velocities to one noteout?


Oct 06 2011 | 11:09 pm

Maybe there is a technical difference, but the behavior is exactly the same from the users view.

Oct 07 2011 | 10:36 am

Just wanted to add that sending multiple note streams through a single [noteout] requires careful programming to ensure the integrity of notes, ie. correct assignments of pitch and velocity. This can be handled much easier with multiple [noteout] objects.

Oct 11 2011 | 1:30 pm

Thanks, just wanted to assure multiple noteouts is good practice.

so, I can have a seperate midout sending only release velocity or how does that work?
My moog voyager respond to rel vel

Oct 11 2011 | 2:02 pm

Each [noteout] object requires complete note messages, ie. pitch and velocity.
But release velocity can only be handled with [xnoteout]. See reference page for details.

Oct 14 2011 | 9:12 am


is it also ok to have 8 midiouts?
Im thinking a step sequencer for my Mackie C4 and thinking to have one midiout for each column, sending note pitch/velocity some CC and notelength for a half bar sequence

row 1 – pitch
row 2 – velocity
row 3 – CC or release velocity
row 4 – notelength

Oct 14 2011 | 9:57 am

You can have as many midiout as you like. But since the data of each column (step) are sent together and clearly separated from other columns using a single midiout should work too.

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