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PX3 Midi question

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Hello..so the idea of this product isnt an on/off button, but a setting up of zones for what you want in regards to my question?

The manual states also, that all settings need to be reset after each on/off procedure as they are lost?

 

So if Im layering..I use 1 sound on the module, but am switching Casio sounds from say strings to brass etc, I can set up

a zone on the 3 and switch sounds easily w/out changing sounds on the module?

 

Thanks for your time. Appt it greatly.

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Nova,

I'm not certain I entirely understand your question. 

 

On the PX-3 you can store registrations.  Each Registration can be a combination of internal PX-3 tones or external MIDI devices.  As mentioned above each of the 2 Upper and 2 Lower zones can control and Internal tone, External MIDI device or both at the same time.  

 

Set it up the way you want and store the Registration.  When you switch Registrations the PX-3 can send the appropriate program/bank change to your external MIDI gear if external MIDI is active.

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Basically, all I want to do is play a sound on my module, and not have the px3 change the module sound everytime I switch

a tone/sound on the 3. I call that turning off midi transmit.

Every gig I do is different, so Im doing a different set of circumstances all the time. I have no need to set up zones, this keyboard doing this n that module doing something else. I play piano w/the module and ice other sounds from the keyboard, if any, to fit the gig Im doing.

Guess that comes from the "old" days when I used a Rhodes suitcase w/a clav on top and an arp string ensemble with a

minimoog and an arp odyssey on top of that. There was no such thing as changing all the sounds at once. U did everything on the fly. If I get into another tour type thing, I would be interested in setting up the 3 as a controller to do the things its capable of.

Thanks Mike Martin. Appt your help, especially since youre busy with the 5.

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Basically, all I want to do is play a sound on my module, and not have the px3 change the module sound everytime I switch

a tone/sound on the 3. I call that turning off midi transmit.

 

That is the confusion.  You want the PX-3 to transmit MIDI otherwise you can't play the module. You just don't want it to transmit a program change.  What kind of module?  

I'm quite certain that if you setup Upper Zone 2 to be External only but don't assign it a Bank/Program change it won't send anything. Then Upper Zone 1 needs to be set as INTERNAL Only.   So if you switch the tone on Upper Zone 1, it will not change anything on Upper Zone 2.

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Mike, Its a Musebox. Thx 4 the info, I will try that idea.

Are there any downloads availble still for the 3?

i will spend some time w/the tones..right now it looks

like piano3 is the stock sound I find myself using, so I may tweak that a bit.

There r gigs where I dont use the module.

Thx for your help.

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Ok, easiest way to do what Im looking for..internternal/external button..toggle ext off to change sounds on the 3.

Seems to work much better than setting up zones.

 

Quite a few of my fellow jazz/pianists from up north use the 3, im surprised there arent more users here.

Am also thinking of trying the new roland module. Integra..but at 2grand, I should be able to drive it to the gig.

 

The sounds of the 3 arent great, Ive found EP Pure to be a nice flat roads, alau eq it.

Brass is ok, strgs suk, but these are all eq editable, so..

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