Wersi OAX MIDI Basics

We started off 2019 with a short “teaser video” about “things” you can connect to and do with OAX and MIDI. Let’s start with a few very simple steps that you need to 100% understand when connecting your favorite MIDI device to OAX.

The most important thing for you to understand is the physical mapping of the MIDI connectors on the back of your OAX instrument to the virtual connections you work with inside of OAX.

Make sure to comment and ask questions as we move forward so we can try to address your questions as we move forward. While this topic might seem complicated, it really isn’t once you understand the basics. We would like to help with that but need your input on what you don’t understand.

4 thoughts on “Wersi OAX MIDI Basics

  • 01/16/2019 at 05:46

    What does the Zuordnen button do that appears with the mapping button when you select a midi sound? (4.09) as I have never heard of this. (Could be taken from a foreign language I suppose)

    • 01/16/2019 at 09:18

      Great question John!
      Unfortunately, there are still a few screens in OAX that have not been 100% translated from German to English. Zuordnen = “Assign”.

  • 01/14/2019 at 21:34

    This is what I got from Uli, which seems to indicate that at this time we can only use MIDI OUT 1 and MIDI IN 2. Perhaps I misunderstood?

    Hi Chuck,
    the MIDI Out works only through the MIDI Out Sounds. You have to select the Standard MIDI Ext 1 Channel 1 sound on the upper manual selector using SOUNDS – User Sounds – User – MIDI Out button. Then the MIDI signals are transferred from the upper manual to the MIDI output Ext 1.

    The MIDI sounds can of course be set for all conceivable channels and then simply re-saved.

    For MIDI IN you can currently only use the MIDI IN 2, which can control 16 channels.

    The MIDI IN 1 is the direct MIDI and not yet released.

    I hope I could help you.



    • 01/15/2019 at 06:48

      Chuck – Very interesting. I haven’t tried to use the inputs recently but we will be doing that as we get to to the video showing working with a DAW. I do know when I was over at Spikes we had no trouble using MIDI In 1 to play a few MIDI tracks via Cakewalk. I can also tell you that I have a Ketron SD40 connected on MIDI Out1 and Out2 and it is working as expected on both outputs.

      Sounds like this series of videos might get very “interesting”!


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