Control Send - MIDI Show Control (MSC)

Here is an example of a Control Send cue set up send a single MSC command:

The table below explains the fields available for MIDI Show Control (MSC) Control Send cues. Most numbers in drop-down lists are shown with the hexadecimal value first as this is most commonly used.

Device Id: Select the required destination Device Id from the drop-down list (range 00H to 7FH).

Command Format: Select the Command Format from the drop-down list (range 00H to 7FH). Standard descriptions of a number of Command Formats are displayed in the list.

Command: Select the Command from the drop-down list (range 00H to 1EH). Standard descriptions of Commands are displayed in the list.

The Data fields displayed are determined from the selected Command.

Commands 01H (Go), 02H (Stop), 03H (Resume), 05H (Load), 0BH (Go Off) and 10H (Go/Jam Clock)

Q Number: Optional; required if Q List is sent. Enter the required Cue Number, which may contain digits and decimal points, eg 235.6 Note: If the previous Q Number entered was an integer (no decimal point) then on displaying the fields for a new command, SCS will populate the Q Number field with a value one greater than the previous Q Number.

Q List: Optional; required if Q Path is sent. Enter the required Cue List, formatted as for Q Number.

Q Path: Optional. Enter the required Cue Path, formatted as for Q Number.

Command 06H (Set)

Control Number: Enter the required Control Number. Legal values are in the range 0 to 16383 but your device may have other limits.

Control Value: Enter the required Control Value. Legal values are in the range 0 to 16383 but your device may have other limits.

Command 07H (Fire) 

Macro Number: Select the required Macro Number from the drop down list, in the range 0 (00H) to 127 (7FH)

Commands 08H (All Off), 09H (Restore) and 0AH (Reset) 

These commands do not require data fields.

Commands 1BH (Open Cue List), 1CH (Close Cue List)

Q List: Enter the required Cue List, formatted as for Q Number (see Command 01H etc above).

Commands 1DH (Open Cue Path), 1EH (Close Cue Path)

Q Path: Optional. Enter the required Cue Path, formatted as for Q Number (see Command 01H etc above).

Other Commands 

Data fields for other commands are not yet implemented in SCS. If you have a particular requirement for a Command Data format not yet implemented, contact SCS Support.

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