Performance mode, the display is in large font.
Logically Speaking — A
Figure 5 shows the logical system diagram, consisting
of a user interface and MIDI controller. Communication
between the two is inter-woven in real time.
The MIDI controller contains a Song Manager and
Note Processor with supporting memory and timer. The
memory stores notes and song configuration data. The
timer controls beats and song position.
The user interface has buttons and a display, plus
a metronome with speaker, headphone output, and
associated volume control. The metronome
is used to give vital timing cues when using
— A Best Buddy
The musical diagram in Figure 6 gives
an overview from a musical perspective and
summarizes the ‘dream’ of the project. To
a musician, the Box makes life much easier
and presents exciting possibilities.
Internally, the Box contains song
settings and recordings. Each song has
four tracks on separate MIDI channels. For
each track, you can set the level, transpose,
instrument, and playable range.
In Performance mode, the language
of the Box is simply ‘songs,’ ‘sections,’ and
‘start/stop.’ Having the configuration of a
; FIGURE 7. From Box to standard MIDI file
(seen through Anvil Studio).
; FIGURE 5. The
; FIGURE 6. The
28 September/October 2018