SP-404: Playing the SP-404 via MIDI

Tags: midi,trigger,keyboard,sp-404,perform
1. Turn off the SP-404.

2. While holding [PAD 1], turn on the power.

3. To trigger samples on Bank A, send notes B2-A#3 on MIDI channel 1. B2 will trigger Pad 1, C2 will trigger Pad 2, C#2 will trigger Pad 3, and so on.

To trigger samples on Bank B, send notes B3-A#4 on MIDI channel 1.

To trigger samples on Bank C, send notes B4-A#5 on MIDI channel 1.

To trigger samples on Bank D, send notes B5-A#6 on MIDI channel 1.

To trigger samples on Bank E, send notes B6-A#7 on MIDI channel 1.

To trigger samples on Bank F, send notes B7-A#8 on MIDI channel 1.

To trigger samples on Bank G, send notes B4-A#5 on MIDI channel 2.

To trigger samples on Bank H, send notes B5-A#6 on MIDI channel 2.

To trigger samples on Bank I, send notes B6-A#7 on MIDI channel 2.

To trigger samples on Bank J, send notes B7-A#8 on MIDI channel 2.


NOTE: You may change which MIDI channels trigger the SP-404. For example, if you hold [PAD 4] while turning the power on, Banks A-F will respond to channel 4 and Banks G-J will respond to channel 5. If you hold [PAD 12] while turning the power on, Banks A-F will respond to channel 12 and Banks G-J will respond to channel 13.