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Control Surface [PRO][Control]


The Control Surface is where the most important performance controls (sliders, knobs, buttons, etc) for each preset are found. The Control Surface has seven column slots that can be populated with sliders (1 column), knobs (1/2 column) buttons (1/2 column) and a few special 3,4 way mutex controls (1 column).

There are some similarities in the layout of the Control Surface for all the factory presets. There is almost always a Whammy Slider, there is almost always an Amplifier Volume Slider, there is often a Vibrato Depth, and there is often a Palm Mute slider, but in general the factory presets have different Control Surface layouts.

The control surface editor also supports configuring the Expression Pad, Poly Expr (for KeyY, KeyZ), Key Step control and Key Num control

Performing the Control Surface

Move each control Control Surface, and see what effect it has on the sound, you can touch multiple controls and the playing surface at the same time

Editing the Control Surface

The Control Surface has a powerful editor that supports adding, modifying properties, moving and deleting controls. You can edit the control surface on factory presets. MIDI assignments, for both sending and receiving, is also supported. Multiple MIDI controllers can be associated with any given control.

Menu->Control Surface gets you to the Control Surface editor. The menu shortcut to the control surface editor can be turned on from settings.

About Controls

Example 1: deleting/adding controls

Example 2: Specifying MIDI mappings

Example 3: Multiple GeoShred Controllers and multiple MIDI Controllers.

Example 4: Poly Expr partitioned between KeyY/Keyz and CC74/Brightness.