How To Set up H9 To Receive Midi PC Changes
“Mastering MIDI PC Changes on the H9”
A Step-by-Step Guide
Introduction to MIDI PC Changes
Are you tired of manually scrolling through patches on your H9 pedal? Want to switch seamlessly between different preset sounds with the press of a button? Then you need to learn about MIDI PC changes.
MIDI, or Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a protocol that allows electronic musical instruments, computers, and other devices to communicate with each other. MIDI PC changes, specifically, allow you to change the preset sound on your H9 pedal using a MIDI controller or computer.
But before you can start enjoying the convenience of MIDI PC changes, you’ll need to set them up on your H9 pedal. Don’t worry, it’s not as intimidating as it sounds. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process step-by-step, with a dash of humor to keep things light.
Gathering the Equipment You’ll Need
The first step to setting up MIDI PC changes on your H9 is gathering the necessary equipment. You’ll need:
- Your H9 pedal
- A MIDI controller or computer that can send MIDI PC messages
- A MIDI cable
If you’re using a computer, you’ll also need software that can send MIDI PC messages, such as Ableton Live or Logic Pro X.
Connecting the Equipment
Once you have all the necessary equipment, it’s time to connect everything together. Here’s how to do it:
- Connect one end of the MIDI cable to the MIDI OUT port on your MIDI controller or computer.
- Connect the other end of the MIDI cable to the MIDI IN port on your H9 pedal.
- Turn on your H9 pedal and your MIDI controller or computer.
Now that everything is connected, your H9 pedal should be receiving MIDI signals from your controller or computer.
Configuring the H9 for MIDI PC Changes
Now that your equipment is connected, you’ll need to configure the H9 to respond to MIDI PC messages. Here’s how to do it:
- Press the H9 button on your pedal to enter the main menu.
- Use the footswitch to navigate to the MIDI tab.
- Use the footswitch to toggle the MIDI PC option to “ON.”
Congratulations, you’ve just configured your H9 to respond to MIDI PC messages!
Sending MIDI PC Messages
Now that your H9 is configured to receive MIDI PC messages, it’s time to start sending them. Here’s how to do it:
- If you’re using a MIDI controller, consult the user manual for instructions on how to send MIDI PC messages.
- If you’re using a computer, open your music production software and navigate to the MIDI settings.
- Create a new MIDI track and set the output to your H9 pedal.
- Insert a MIDI PC message on the track and play it.
Your H9 should now switch to the corresponding preset sound.
And that’s it! You’ve successfully set up MIDI PC changes on your H9 pedal. Now you can switch between preset sounds with the press of a button, leaving you more time to focus on your music.
And remember, if you ever run into any problems, refer back to this guide and don’t be afraid to reach out to the Eventide support team. Happy MIDI-ing!”