Owner's Manual (HP-505_HP-503_OM.pdf) - Roland

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Owner's Manual (HP-505_HP-503_OM.pdf) - Roland

Various Settings (Function Mode)

Indication Value Explanation

VC Ch

Specifying the Visual Control Channel (Visual Control Channel)

Here’s how to specify the channel on which messages used to control video will be sent.

(Visual Control Channel).

How to save your settings

Save your settings as described in “Memory

Backup” (p. 41).

1–16 Specifies the MIDI channel used to transmit MIDI messages to the Visual Control device.

What is MIDI Visual Control

MIDI Visual Control is an internationally-used recommended practice that was added to the MIDI specification so that visual

expression could be linked with musical performance. Video equipment that is compatible with MIDI Visual Control can be

connected to electronic musical instruments via MIDI in order to control video equipment in tandem with a performance.

What is V-LINK

V-LINK is Roland’s proprietary specification that allows visual expression to be linked with musical performance.

Video equipment that is compatible with V-LINK can be connected to electronic musical instruments via their MIDI

ports, making it easy to enjoy a variety of visual effects that are linked with the performance.

Connection examples

Connect a MIDI cable from this unit’s MIDI Out connector (p. 11, p. 12) to the MIDI In connector of your Visual Control compatible device.

* You’ll need a MIDI cable (sold separately) in order to connect this unit to a device that supports Visual Control.

Visual control function chart

Playing the lowest 12 keys of this unit (A0–G#1) will transmit the following MIDI messages.

Visual Control

function

Transmitted MIDI message

Unit’s operation

MIDI Out connector

Switch images

CC 0 (Bank Select): 0–4

Program Change: 1–7

Play black keys

Play white keys

MIDI In connector

Visual Control

compatible video

equipment

Language

Changing the Language Displayed in the Screen (Language)

You can change the language that is displayed in the screen.

How to save your settings

Save your settings as described in “Memory

Backup” (p. 41).

Auto Off

ENG, JPN

Making the Power Automatically Turn Off After a Time (Auto Off) (p. 41)

With the factory settings, the unit’s power will automatically be switched off 30 minutes after you stop playing or operating the unit.

If you don’t want the power to turn off automatically, change the “Auto Off” setting to “OFF” as follows.

MEMO

This setting is automatically saved in the unit.

Backup

Storing Your Settings (Memory Backup) (p. 41)

The unit’s settings will return to their default settings when you turn off the power, but you can store these settings so that they will retain the

changes you made even after the power is turned off, then on again.

FctReset

Restoring the Factory Settings (Factory Reset) (p. 42)

When you execute the “Factory Reset” function, the settings you’ve edited in Function mode will be restored to their factory-set state.

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