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Hardware Sequencers => KeyStep => KeyStep - Feature requests => Topic started by: phk on February 04, 2017, 01:05:16 pm

Title: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: phk on February 04, 2017, 01:05:16 pm
Unfortunately current version 1.0.1.15 doesen't forward midi sysex messages sent from computer (connected via. USB) to midi out on the KeyStep, when MIDI THRU is enabled.

This would add great value to the KeyStep, as one could eg. a patcheditor on computer and simultaneously play the patch on the KeyStep.

Please  :)
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: andyp on February 13, 2017, 09:24:58 pm
Trying to update RK-002 cable and failing due to this...so +1 on this request.
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: Motown on October 11, 2017, 05:03:23 pm
+1 here because of Retrokits RK-002 cable
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: Fabian Reuter on April 03, 2018, 10:46:16 pm
+1 again
same issue: RK-002 cable cannot be updated/programmed via the keystep which is a pain really...
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: gajimicu on August 30, 2019, 07:53:36 am
I think this is a pretty important feature that is apparently also absent from the beatstep pro.

My scenario is the following:
I have a midi controller for my synth so I want to connect the 3 devices this way:
Controller -> Keystep -> Synth
So I can play the synth and control the parameters at the same time. (and my controller doesn't have a midi thru if that's what you are wondering...)

And as you guys pointed out it doesn't work because the keystep filters the sysex, so my controller information doesn't go through
That's very frustrating!!!!

Hpoefully this gets considered at some point!
thanks
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: mIIwaukee on September 29, 2019, 04:10:22 pm
Hi,

I would also like to see Sysex messages forwarded through Midi Thru. IMO this is a critical function that completes the Keystep's offering. As it stands right now, it's a huge limiting feature in versatility with older equipment that relies on external editors (Oberheim Matrix 1000)

-M
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: Bati on December 29, 2019, 03:37:46 am
+1
I tried to send some patches to my Volca FM via KeyStep - (MIDI thru) - couldn't do it :(
It's a shame as I don't have any other MIDI interface ...
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: spinvector on May 04, 2020, 05:26:38 am
+1
I tried to send some patches to my Volca FM via KeyStep - (MIDI thru) - couldn't do it :(
It's a shame as I don't have any other MIDI interface ...

I'm in exactly the same boat. It's not something I expected but it would be really handy for me right now.
Title: Re: Sysex message forward on MIDI THRU
Post by: racingmars on May 15, 2020, 03:36:15 am
YES! I assumed if I put the KeyStep's MIDI OUT in THRU mode, I could run Dexed, and hook up computer -> KeyStep -> Volca FM so that I could a) send patches with Dexed, and b) play notes with the KeyStep. I was playing around for a while trying to figure out what I was doing wrong until I saw this thread and learned it's a missing feature on the KeyStep.

If Arturia is watching, *PLEASE* update the KeyStep to allow this! Thanks!