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Boss BR900CD External MIDI

I am trying to mix music from an external CD player with voice from a connected microphone on a Boss BR900. I can get the CD player music in using the MIDI input, but I cannot seem to get both the CD music and the external microphone inputs to work at the same time. This seems like a simple task. Can someone help?

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I'm not totally familiar with that Boss Digital Audio Workstation but it sounds like what you want to do is record both the music and vocal track at the same time. If that's the case I believe you can push both "Line" and "Mic" input buttons (perhaps not exactly named as such) at the same time to record both simultaneously. Otherwise I would suggest copying the music to it's own stereo track (or two individual tracks, each panned opposite from one another to maintain stereo) and then record your vocal track separately. That way you can record several takes and edit down the best parts to one final track.
I hope that helps.

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SOURCE: Trying to find operating manual or help using a Boss Micro BR 4

Greetings I think you can download the requested operating manuel here:

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It's supposed to do that. An extra lug on the input jack is connected to the battery and/or power supply's ground.

So the only way to power off any pedal is to disconnect the input jack. If you use a power supply and power multiple pedals you can simply disconnect the power supply to cut power and avoid unplugging each one.

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SOURCE: How do i transfer music from my Computer to my

Page 2 of the Turbostart manual explains that in some versions of Windows the Micro BR may appear as a removable storage device titled "Removable disk (?:)." The manual is here: It also mentions free downloadable wave converter software. Hope this helps.

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The beats you have programmed into the drum machine will not play through the midi cable. In order to do what you want you need to connect the audio output from the drum machine to the audio input of the br-1180. What you should then do is connect the MIDI out of the the br1180 to the midi in of the Dr5. This will allow you to start and stop the drum machine with the play button on the br1180. MIDI can be a complicated thing so be sure to RTFM about MIDI for both of your BOSS devices to understand what they can do to work together. Good Luck

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Troubleshoot. Try different cables, mics, instruments, etc to make sure that its the device and not something else.
Make sure you don't have any digital effects (compressors, guitar effect simulators, etc) activited.
See if there's a way to restore the device back to factory settings. Make sure you backup your recordings first.

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