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Keys working explanation or user guide

Can somone please explain how the keys work with their above inputs ? From my musicmaker (Magix) i can import sounds to play with, but how can i get the sounds that originally come out of my Q49 ? On the keybord there is 1-16 midi keys, but how does it work ? i need a manual or user guide to work with the different things that are standard in my device. Thanks

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You need to load software on your computer that contains midi sounds - sampletank, Reaktor, etc. Make sure everything is set to Midi channel 1.

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

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SOURCE: I have an alesis q49 and the usb port in the back

MIDI would be slower and would depend on the software and drivers as far as it working. Just have the USB jack replaced. Jacks are not very expensive.

Posted on Jun 16, 2011

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SOURCE: Hi team! I've just bought an Alesis Q49

That is what you can use transpose for... Now the truth is revealed: What transpose does is JUST move the notes (including the black keys) up and down the keyboard... that is ALL transpose does... so if you transpose +1 when you hit C the keyboard emits C# and hitting C# emits D and hitting D emits D#, etc... Now with trsnspose set at -2, hitting C results in B flat being emitted and for instance hit a G at transpose -2 results in F being emitted... Simple isn't it? For MIDI all they do is add the transpose to the note number. Don't forget that the black keys are counted as well as the white ones.

Posted on Jul 13, 2011

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