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How To Send Program Change To Lexicon Reverb

Postby jbittner » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:34 am

ludu wrote:Could you please explain how you send this program change automatically during the loading of the organ? Thanks in advance.

  • Connect a MIDI Out port on an interface that Hauptwerk knows about to the MIDI In jack on the Lexicon.
  • In Hauptwerk select Organ Settings/Advanced MIDI applications/Custom MIDI configuration messages to send... from the menu
  • In the dialog that opens, click the Insert button to create a new message.
  • Enter a name for the message, e.g. Reverb Setting, in the alias box
  • Select When audio/MIDI starts for Time to send
  • Select the MIDI Out port connected to your reverb unit.
  • Select 2 for the Number of bytes
  • Select 192 (hex C0) for Byte 01
  • Subtract 1 from the desired reverb patch and enter that for Byte two. (Lexicon begins their program numbers with 1 while MIDI starts from 0, so if you want to select the program displayed by the unit as 3, you enter 2 here.)
  • Click Ok
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Re: Any new methods for reverb out there?

Postby ludu » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:57 am

Many thanks John.
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Re: Any new methods for reverb out there?

Postby abaymajr » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:24 pm

GrahamH wrote:I configured the Lexicon for what I considered to be the most appropriate reverb variation and length etc. and - this is the important bit - I set the Mix at 100% wet (i.e. zero dry), and I set the volume level of the rear speakers to be very low.
With this set-up I didn't get any blurring of the sound from the main front speakers, but at the same time, when I lifted my hands off the keys after the final chord of a piece, the sound didn't instantaneously die as normally happened with dry-ish sample sets.

That's somewhat I do with some 4-channel samplesets, like the SP Boizard 1714 St. Michel en Thierache, to increase their clarity and emulate an audio perspective nearer to the organ. I trim the wet channels at 750-1000ms and put the rear channels to sound -6db relatively to the wet ones.
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Re: Any new methods for reverb out there?

Postby ArnoldOrgans » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:46 pm

Does anyone have experience using the MX400 and software interface with Windows 10? It is my understanding the latest software update was for Windows 8.

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Re: Any new methods for reverb out there?

Postby 1961TC4ME » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:05 pm

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