Feb 29

 

Music Technology On Line are offering a free file created by the talented Dan Krisher which is a control surface for the iPad that adds extra control to your Roland JP-80. This “JP-80 Mixer” runs via the MIDI Touch app which can be found on the iTunes app store.

For more information go to jupiter80.music-technology-online.com. At the end of this Blog there is a You Tube clip that  demonstrates the functionality of the “JP-80 Mixer” control surface. The control surface offers the following control for your JP-80: Global control of Upper, Lower, Solo and Percussion parts, Independent On/Off control of tones for the Upper and Lower parts, Independent control of Cutoff and Resonance for the Upper and Lower parts, Independent Toneblender control for the Upper and Lower parts and Independent Matrix controls of the Cutoff and Resonance for the Upper and Lower Parts.

 

OK  before you start, make sure that your Roland Jupiter 80 is updated to Version 1.10 or later. OK follow these simple instructions:-

1. e-mail Music Technology On-Line at :- music.technology.online@gmail.com. They will send you a reply email with the attachment “controller.miditouchpreset”.

2. If you haven’t got the iPad App “the MIDI Touch control surface application by Domestic Cat”, go to the iTunes app store and download and install it.

3. Upload the controller.miditouchpreset file to MIDI Touch by syncing your iPad to iTunes and copying the controller.miditouchpreset file to the MIDI Touch app.

4. Make sure to set the JP-80?s USB driver to “Generic”. (This is found by going into the SYSTEM Menu, selecting “Beep/Misc” and changing the driver setting. Make sure you WRITE this change to the JP-80?s System settings.)

5. Connect the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit to your iPad and your JP-80.

6. Power down the JP-80 and power it back on and Reboot your iPad.

7. Launch the MIDI Touch application.

8. In MIDI Touch, touch the name of the default demo control surface “Drum Pads Small” to open the “Saved Controller Menus”.

9. Select the JP-80 Mixer and it will load into MIDI Touch.

Here is the You Tube clip:-

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