does this hardware exsist? a rack that shifts MIDI back/forw

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does this hardware exsist? a rack that shifts MIDI back/forw

Post by phineus_ii » Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:48 pm

You know how in cubase you could move forward or back MIDI information a touch forward or a touch back, like 000.1ms or most kind of thing on separate midi channels. Is there a rack that'll do this? back is probably logically impossible but hopefully forward.
I know there's them Mark of the unicorn timepeice thingies, would that do it?

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Post by meatballfulton » Wed Apr 01, 2015 5:43 pm

If I had the technology to move the MIDI stream forward in time I would be a trillionaire.
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Re: does this hardware exsist? a rack that shifts MIDI back/

Post by madtheory » Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:45 pm

Forward in Cubase is simply later in time. It's just a delay. Backwards is a little bit more challenging ;)

So you want to do this for live playing? That's nonsensical. Or with a hardware sequencer? A lot of sequencers have that built in, what do you have?

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Post by Jabberwalky » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:59 pm

The midi merger I have MX8 does something like that. Kinda useless. Also, the merger died on me so can't check for sure.

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:37 pm

Akai midi delay does it back in time, nothing does forward, obviously.

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Re: does this hardware exsist? a rack that shifts MIDI back/

Post by max badwan » Thu Apr 02, 2015 12:16 am

Yamaha MEP-4?

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Post by phineus_ii » Thu Apr 02, 2015 12:42 am

No not playing live. I'm using some very dated technology. an Amiga with OctaMED (with the only MIDI tools being note on/off and velocity :lol: ) and various Akai s-series samplers and romplers.

thanks for the suggestions that MEP-4 looks interesting if it's not a fortune to get 2nd hand.

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Post by phineus_ii » Thu Apr 02, 2015 12:45 am

madtheory wrote:Forward in Cubase is simply later in time. It's just a delay. Backwards is a little bit more challenging ;)
I guess a backwards in time just selects all other alternative midi tracks and delays them after hitting play? not sure really.

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:20 am

There's been an Akai ME10D in my local music shop for $70 for as long as I remember. You should be able to get something similar for next to nothing.

Another worth mentioning is the Mutable Instruments MIDIpal, can do just about anything to a midi stream that you can think of, barring time travel of course. ;)

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Post by ellaguru » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:01 pm

rs7000 and an/dx200 or maybe rm1x do that, but maybe i hadn't understand well the question...

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Post by phineus_ii » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:47 am

ok well I'm not looking for actual midi 'DELAYS' I got various alesis fx processors for that stuff. so I'm not looking for things that shift the midi into endless feedback delays. Just shifting ONCE to fix things in the groove............... if that makes sense.

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Re: does this hardware exsist? a rack that shifts MIDI back/

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:15 pm

You've gotten a lot of suggestions. What else are you asking?

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