Structure of Multi Mode
Multi mode allows you to use the X5DR as a GM tone generator which conforms to General MIDI
System Level 1.
When GM ON messages are received or when the power is turned on, the GM settings are
automatically selected. You can restore the GM settings in 23A SET TO GM (see page 114). When
the GM settings are selected, MIDI Channels for Tracks 1–16 will become 1–16, respectively.
Track 10 (MIDI Channel 10) is used for a rhythm part:G129:GM Kit. Other tracks are assigned
You can play different Track Programs on each track by transmitting performance information via
the MIDI channel that corresponds to each track from a computer or sequencer.
Selecting a Track Program From a Computer or Sequencer
Send the Program Change message on the MIDI channel that corresponds to each track from a
connected computer or sequencer to select Track Programs.
To change Program Banks, send Control Change Bank Select (Controller 0/32). The X5DR will
select a new Program when it receives a Program Change message following a Bank Select
Bank A (A00–A99)
Bank G (G01–128)
Drum Program (G129–136)
The following Programs G01–128 are different than Programs G129–136 in terms of their
response to Bank Select messages.
Program numbers used to select a Drum Program (G129–136) in the Drum Program Bank:
• Transmit functions and operations for Bank Select messages and Program numbers are
different depending on the type of connected sequencer or sequence software. Refer to your
sequencer or sequence software manual for detailed operational information.
Default setting for GM MIDI Channel
Drum Program G129
MIDI Bank Select