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Re: PCM 80 mem upgrade, (and more)



Randy

could you tell me where you got the pcm80 simms mail order

Thanks

Claude


>I was able to get a pair(2) of 4meg SIMMs -mail order.
> Installed them, moved the jumper, powered up...and
> it's done. works.
>
> About the timimg issue (or lack of)I don't know if
> this is of help, but I found this. I'm copy/pasting
> here:
> -------------------------------
>    quote:JingleJungle said:
>    I have purchased a Peavey PC1600x controller which
> I am happily using as a LARC unit for my lexicon
> PCM81.
>
> Sweet! I use a Peavey PC1600x with my Lexicon PCM-81
> as well. [Smile]
>
>    quote:JingleJungle said:
>    The only thing I cannot manage to send is a value
> for MIDI tempo. I can tell the Lexicon to receive the
> tempo via a CC message but still it isn't reading it.
>
> The Lexicon PCM-81 Tempo Source (location 0.2 in the
> matrix) may be set via one of three methods:
>
> 1. internal rate (location 0.0 in the matrix)
> 2. front panel tap button
> 3. incoming MIDI clock
>
> Note that MIDI CC is not a valid source with which to
> set the tempo of the PCM-81. (pp. 2-19 through 2-20 in
> the manual.)
>
>    quote:JingleJungle said:
>    The PCM81 is supposed to read the 0-127 MIDI range
> and apply it to its 40-400 bpm clock but somehow it
> isn't happening...
>
> Actually, the PCM-81 can use Tempo Rate as a source in
> its modulation matrix, and it maps the 40-400 tempo to
> a range of 0-127, but the reverse is not true. (p. 5-7
> in the manual.)
>
> Also, if you go into your mod matrix and choose a MIDI
> CC as a source for one of your mod routings, notice
> that Tempo Rate is not an available destination for
> the routing.
>
> In short, there is no way to control the Lexicon
> PCM-81's tempo by means of a MIDI CC value.
>
> however... [Big Grin]
>
> Since the PC-1600x can send MIDI SysEx, we can use it
> to control the PCM-81 tempo...it just gets a little
> more complicated. [Wink] (btw, this should work for a
> PCM-80 also, but since I do not own on of those, I
> cannot confirm it.)
>
> First, we need to make sure the PCM-81 is set to be
> controlled via SysEx. Check to make sure the following
> are set properly in the PCM-81 matrix:
>
> Control Mode (1.2) System Tempo Mode = GLOBAL
> Control Mode (3.1) MIDI Receive = OMNI
> Control Mode (3.4) MIDI Automation = ON
> Control Mode (3.4) MIDI Target ID = ALL (127)**
> Control Mode (3.7) MIDI SysEx = RECEIVE ON
> Control Mode (3.7) MIDI Device ID = 0**
>
> ** use the Load/* key to access these params when
> positioned at the address in the matrix...e.g., (3.4)
> will toggle between MIDI Automation and MIDI Target
> ID.
>
> Now move to the Peavey PC-1600x. In the setup you have
> built, select and edit the fader you were trying to
> use for tempo. Change its settings to these:
>
> Function: String
> String Sequence: F0 06 07 dv 0B 00 20 00 pr pr pr pr
> F7
> Min: 0
> Max: 360
> Param Format: 4Byte, Nibs, lo->hi
> Name: Tempo (or whatever you like)
>
> Here is how the string is defined:
>
> F0 = SysEx message ID
> 06 = Lexicon ID
> 07 = PCM-80 ID (81 will also recognize this)
> dv = Device ID
> 0B 00 = SysEx Message Type = Parameter Dump
> 20 00 = Global Tempo Value
> pr pr pr pr = lo to hi nibble-ized Decimal Tempo Value
> F7 = SysEx End-of-Message
>
> (note that in the hexadecimal string, the "0" glyph is
> a numeric zero, not the letter "O.")
>
> Save that and give it a go. Movement of the fader in
> question should change the tempo, and you will see the
> number inc/dec if you are in the Tempo Mode, (0.0)
> Rate location in the matrix. You should also see the
> tempo LED blink rate change (if you have it set to
> blink).
>
> Hope that helps! [Smile]
>
> blessÚd be,
> aeon
> ----------------
> reLOOPOOLer
> <<<RANDY>>>
>
>
>
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