Akai EWI4000s Patchman Music I cannot change or save patches on my EWI4000s using the finger pads. How do you change patches on the EWI4000s?
The EWI4000s manual is not very clear explaining how the assignable program change feature works on the EWI4000s. The most important thing to remember is that the program change numbers are NOT assigned to individual KEY PADS. Instead, programs are assigned to a CHROMATIC NOTE. The FINGERING you use to play a given note does not matter when it comes to programmed patch changes and thus does NOT affect this feature. So remember to assign your patch numbers according to the chromatic note of the scale and not a single key sensor pad. Note that Program Changes can be stored in one of two ways- per octave where only 12 are stored and these 12 stored values can be selected from any octave- or they can be stored thoughout the ENTIRE RANGE of the EWI. This is selected with the “dp” parameter. Further info on this is in the manual. We like to simply set the “dp” parameter to OFF and use the Octave and Hold side keys (while touching the program change sensor) to scroll up and down through the p
- Akai EWI4000s Patchman Music I cannot change or save patches on my EWI4000s using the finger pads. How do you change patches on the EWI4000s?
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