[Coco] Midi and synther
brant.michael.l at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 14:53:17 EST 2016
I see. Any programming gurus want to tackle this project? I have
Jayeson's midipak and a CoCoSDC i would like to use this with.
On Nov 18, 2016 2:45 PM, "Bill Pierce via Coco" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Michael, I think there was a program that allowed you to use the Coco as a
> keyboard to MIDI, but I don't think I've seen a copy. I don't even remember
> the name. I'm pretty sure it was an upload to Delphi and not a commercial
> On the other hand, Coco MIDI Pro will record MIDI in real time (MIDIPak
> Only), and if I'm not mistaken, allows you to input notes from the Coco
> keyboard in real time. Coco MIDI Pro DOES allow real time recording from
> the MIDI keyboard with full velocity, channel pressure, pitch wheel, etc.
> The problem with this whole idea, is the Coco can only interpret certain
> key combos. Some keys cannot be pressed together. I think they are keys in
> the same row or column as the coco cant read two keys in the same row or
> column. In this I'm talking about the internal keyboard matrix and not the
> physical layout of the keys. So chords are out. Only single note input
> would be possible. Also, no velocity would be possible as there's no way of
> computing how hard the key was pressed.
> Anyway, such a program would be very easy to write.
> Bill Pierce
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