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Sound Editor for MAGICSTOMP
Sound Editor for MAGICSTOMP
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  • Page 1 Sound Editor. For information on software and hardware requirements and the interconnection of devices that are required to use the Sound Editor for MAGICSTOMP, please refer to the Owner’s Manual that came with your MAGICSTOMP. The screen illustrations in this manual are mainly taken from Windows. Differences that exist in the Macintosh version are duly shown and explained.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    What is the Sound Editor? ... Using the Sound Editor ... Using the Library Files (Patches) found in the CD-ROM ... Copying Patches You Like From the Library File ... Backup the MAGICSTOMP’s User Patch Data... Menu Bar ... File... Edit ...
  • Page 3: What Is The Sound Editor

    MAGICSTOMP’s three control knobs. The Sound Editor also lets you transfer the patches you’ve edited to the MAGICSTOMP’s memory, store patch data in the MAGICSTOMP to your computer, and transfer the library files found in the accompanying CD-ROM to the MAGICSTOMP.
  • Page 4: Using The Sound Editor

    (when a patch is selected and the effectis switched "ON"). Data can not be received if the effectis switched "OFF" or when the MAGICSTOMP is in the Name Edit Mode, Store Mode, or Tuner Mode.
  • Page 5 Click on the “Bulk Transmit” button in the tool bar to display the “Bulk Transmit” dialog box (page Bulk Transmit Button Click the “Start” button to write the library file’s contents into the MAGICSTOMP’s User Patch memory. The MAGICSTOMP’s display will indicate how much patch data has been received.
  • Page 6: Copying Patches You Like From The Library File

    Check the “Monitor” box in the “Import” dialog box. If you check this box, data for the patch you select (click on) is sent to the MAGICSTOMP for monitoring. Try out the patch with your guitar connected to the MAGICSTOMP Import Button Clicking on the patch you want to store sends its patch data to the MAGICSTOMP.
  • Page 7 Now the patch is stored to the selected patch number in the MAGICSTOMP. If you want to store multiple library files or patches to the MAGICSTOMP, rather than storing them directly to the MAGICSTOMP as done in the previously described steps 7 and 8, first store those patches you want to use to the library that is displayed on the computer.
  • Page 8: Backup The Magicstomp's User Patch Data

    Backup the MAGICSTOMP’s User Patch Data Using the supplied USB cable, connect the computer to the MAGICSTOMP, then turn on the computer and the MAGICSTOMP. Start the Sound Editor for MAGICSTOMP. Click on the “Bulk Receive” button on the tool bar, and then click the “Start” button 18).
  • Page 9: Menu Bar

    Menu Bar The Menu Bar contains various editing and setup functions/commands. Click the desired menu name to open the appropriate pull-down menu, and choose the function/command you wish to apply. Those functions/commands which are unavailable are grayed out. The most commonly-used menus in the Menu Bar are available as buttons in Sound Editor’s toolbar. File Windows Macintosh...
  • Page 10: Edit

    Edit Windows Macintosh Copy Copies the selected patch to the clipboard. If nothing is selected, this item is grayed out. Paste Copies the patch from the clipboard to the Sound Editor. Initialize Resets the selected patch parameters to the default values. If nothing is selected, this item is grayed out.
  • Page 11: Setup (windows) / Midi (macintosh)

    OMS Port Setup... (Macintosh only) Opens the OMS Port Setup window for the Sound Editor. For more details, please refer to the PDF file “SOFTWARE for MAGICSTOMP installation guide”. OMS MIDI Setup... (Macintosh only) Opens the OMS MIDI setup display however, use the OMS Studio Setup explained below to setup the OMS.
  • Page 12: Library Window

    Macintosh 1 Toolbar This area contains the buttons controlling the Sound Editor 2 Tabs Switch between the MAGICSTOMP’s patch lists. There are two lists in the MAGICSTOMP, one for User Patches (User) and another for Preset Patches (Preset). (page 14).
  • Page 13 3 Patch list In the Windows version, each patch (patch name, patch number, effect type) has its own row in the list. Use the scroll bar to scroll through the patch list, and view patches further down the list. To edit the patch name, click on the patch name once then use the keyboard to edit the patch name.
  • Page 14: Library Window Toolbar

    Library Window Toolbar 1 “Open” button Click this to open the “Open” dialog and select a Library file to open. “Open” Dialog Select the desired Library file (extension: .UB9) and click [Open]. The contents of the selected file is indicated on the Library Window. If you are using a Macintosh, the typical Macintosh “Open”...
  • Page 15 2 “Save” button Click this to save the existing Library file with your new settings. If you are working on a new file, this button will open the “Save As” dialog, where you can name and save your settings as a new Library file (*.UB9).
  • Page 16 Click this to open the “Setup” dialog and specify the MIDI port settings. “Setup” Dialog These settings let you transmit and receive patch data between the MAGICSTOMP and the computer. Click the [OK] button to apply the settings and quit the dialog. Click the [Cancel] button to quit without applying the settings.
  • Page 17 4 “Transmit” button Click this to open the “Transmit” dialog to transmit all settings to MAGICSTOMP. “Transmit” Dialog Transmits the entire contents in the User Patch library window (001-099) to the MAGICSTOMP.Click the [Start] button to begin transmitting the data. The progress bar shows how much of the data has been transmitted.
  • Page 18 Click this to open the “Receive” dialog to receive all settings from MAGICSTOMP. “Receive” Dialog Patch data can be received in bulk from your MAGICSTOMP. Select the bulk patch data you wish to receive, then click the [Start] button. The progress bar shows how much of the data has been received.
  • Page 19 Click this to open the Edit Window for the selected patch in the list. 7 “Monitor” button With this button switched ON, the patch’s bulk data is sent for monitoring to the MAGICSTOMP each time you select (click on) a patch. This lets you try out the patch with your guitar connected to the MAGICSTOMP.
  • Page 20 5 Monitor ...When this box is checked, the patch’s bulk data is sent for monitoring to the MAGICSTOMP each time you select (click on) a patch. This lets you try out the patch with your guitar connected to the MAGICSTOMP.
  • Page 21: Edit Window

    This is the Sound Editor’s graphic interface where each of the effect’s parameters in the MAGICSTOMP are displayed on the computer’s display. It provides you with an easy way to edit effect types and parameters, lets you assign which parameters will controlled with the MAGICSTOMP’s three control knobs, and give the patch a name.
  • Page 22 4 KNOB ASSIGN This shows the parameters that are assigned to the MAGICSTOMP’s three control knobs. Click on a “KNOB ASSIGN” text box to open the pull down list of parameters that are available for the currently selected effect type.
  • Page 23: The Toolbar

    Enter the Patch name via the keyboard of your computer. Patch names can consist of up to 12 characters. Click the Memory box and choose the Memory in which to store your edited patch. This setting is fixed to “User” with the MAGICSTOMP. page 16 for details.
  • Page 24 If you do not save your Library file after storing, your edits will not be saved. 4 “Compare” button If you click this, bulk data for the original patch (prior to editing) will be sent to MAGICSTOMP. Click it again to send the bulk data for your edited patch. This comparisons between the original and edited patches.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    The MAGICSTOMP does not receive data from the Sound Editor For MAGICSTOMP. The sound does not change. • Is the effect switched "OFF"? Is the MAGICSTOMP in the Tuner Mode, Store Mode, or Name Edit Mode? Make sure the MAGICSTOMP is in its normal operating mode (select a patch and switch the effect "ON").

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