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M-Audio Keystation 49e User Manual

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Table of Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
What's in the Box? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
About the Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Connecting Your Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Windows XP and Mac OSX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Other Operating Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Installing in Mac OS9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Installing in Windows 98 or ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Installing in Windows 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Advanced Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
MIDI - If All Goes Wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Trouble-Shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Contact M-Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Warranty Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Technical Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Appendices - Useful MIDI Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

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  • Page 1

    Contact M-Audio ........

  • Page 2: Introduction, Product Features, What's In The Box

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the M-Audio Keystation 49e, a 49-note full-size, velocity sensitive USB keyboard designed for easy integration with your PC or Macintosh computer. Ideal for a multitude of music creation and education applications, Keystation 49e offers you modulation and pitch bend wheels, plus assignable buttons and a slider for hands on control.

  • Page 3: About The Manual, Connecting Your Keyboard, Windows Xp And Mac Osx

    2. Plug the USB cable provided with the Keystation 49e keyboard to a free USB port on your computer. 3. Plug the other end of the USB cable to the USB input on the Keystation 49e. The single USB cable not only powers the keyboard but also sends MIDI data to and from your computer system.

  • Page 4: Other Operating Systems, Installing In Mac Os9

    (copy protection devices) that are being used. 1. Insert the Keystation 49e Installer CD-ROM. 2. Double click on the Keystation 49e Installer CD icon on your desktop 3. Double click on the OS 9 folder. 4. Double click on Install OMS 2.3.8 5.

  • Page 5: Installing In Windows 98 Or Me, Installing In Windows 2000

    1. Power up your PC. 2. Insert the Keystation 49e Installer CD-ROM. Open My Computer or Windows Explorer to locate your CD ROM drive. Click on the folder labeled Keystation 49e. 3. Open the Keystation 49e folder and click on the installer icon.

  • Page 6: Getting Started, Key Names/octaves Buttons

    C. Each octave is given a number. The Keystation 49e is able to shift the pitch of it’s keys up or down by one or more octaves. When the keyboard’s octaves are not shifted (octave shift set to 0), the lights above both the octave “+”...

  • Page 7: The Pitch Bend Wheel

    You can plug any polarity foot pedal (not included) in to the foot switch input on your M-Audio keyboard. The keyboard will automatically detect the correct polarity when powering up. If you want to reverse the polarity, just make sure the pedal is pressed when you switch on your keyboard.

  • Page 8: Advanced Functions

    The Advanced Function Button The button to the left of the keys labeled “Advanced Functions” is used to access all the remaining (‘advanced’) functions of the keyboard. When this button is pressed, the keyboard will go into “Edit Mode.” While in Edit Mode, the keys on the keyboard can be used to select functions and enter data.

  • Page 9: Octave Shift, Transpose

    Octave Shift The Octave “+” And “-” Keys Another method of shifting the Keystation 49e’s octaves is with the use of the keys labeled octave “+” and “-“. After the Advanced Function button has been pressed, placing the keyboard is in Edit Mode, pressing these keys will shift the keyboards pitch up or down one or more octaves (one for time each pressed).

  • Page 10: Program Change, Channel/program Change

    case, is a good idea to try reducing the pitch by one or two semitones.* This is achieved using a MIDI function called “Transpose.” Transpose works in the same way as Octave Shift above, except the shift is +/- 12. As with Octave Shift, there are two ways of transposing the keyboard.

  • Page 11: Bank Lsb/bank Msb

    Program Changes is limited to 128. Since some devices have more than 128 voices, they require a different method to access these extra voices. Generally, these devices use Bank LSB and Bank MSB messages, The Keystation 49e can accomplish these changes in two ways and they aredesccribed following: 1.

  • Page 12: Modulation Wheel

    Bank with a negative value. Pressing both the “+” and “-” buttons together will recall Bank 0. The other controller devices on the Keystation 49e can also be used to control advanced functions, as described following: The Modulation Wheel It is possible to assign MIDI effects to the Modulation Wheel.

  • Page 13

    (Note that each time the keyboard is turned off the data assigned to the Modulation Wheel will be lost. Each time the keyboard is powered up, the modulation Wheel will default to being assigned to Modulation, effect number 01.) As an example, let’s assign effect number 10 to the modulation wheel. This means the modulation wheel will control the Pan (or balance).

  • Page 14: Midi - If All Goes Wrong

    The keyboard is now able to send data received from the computer out of its MIDI OUT jack to whatever device is connected. You need to select the Keystation 49e USB MIDI Out as the MIDI output device in your sequencer to use the MIDI output.

  • Page 15: Trouble-shooting

    If the problem persists you may have to re- install drivers for the unit. Problem 2: I have plugged in a sustain pedal into my M-Audio keyboard, but it works the wrong way around. Solution 2: The polarity of the sustain pedal is calculated by the keyboard when it is powered up.

  • Page 16: Contact M-audio

    Unit 5, Saracen Industrial Estate, Mark Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 7BJ, England Sales Information: Sales Information (email): Technical Support: Technical Support (email): Fax: Internet Home Page: M-AUDIO Deutschland (Germany) Sales Information: Sales Information (email): Technical Support: Technical Support (email): Fax: Internet Home Page: M-AUDIO Canada - 1400 St-Jean Baptiste Ave.

  • Page 17: Warranty Info

    M-AUDIO will either replace the product, repair the product, or refund the purchase price at its option. In the event repair is required, shipment to and from M-AUDIO and possible nominal handling charges shall be born by the purchaser. In the event that repair is required, a Return Authorization number must be obtained from M-AUDIO.

  • Page 18: Technical Info

    In such case, unplug the unit and plug in again to restore normal operation. Note: Your M-AUDIO Keyatation 49e has been tested To Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE. Modifications not authorized by the manufacturer may void users authority to operate this device.

  • Page 19: Appendices - Useful Midi Data

    Appendices - Useful MIDI Data Appendix A - General MIDI Instruments Piano Bass 0 Acoustic Grand Piano 32 Acoustic Bass 1 Bright Acoustic Piano 33 Electric Fingered Bass 2 Electric Grand Piano 34 Electric Picked Bass 3 Honky Tonk Piano 35 Fretless Bass 4 Electric Piano 1 36 Slap Bass 1...

  • Page 20

    Appendix B - Standard MIDI Controller Numbers (MIDI CC’s) 00 Bank Select 01 Modulation 02 Breath Control 03 Controller 3 04 Foot Control 05 Porta Time 06 Data Entry 07 Channel Volume 08 Balance 09 Controller 9 10 Pan 11 Expression 12 Effects Controller 1 13 Effects Controller 2 14 Controller 14...

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  • JONATHANN BIDO May 06, 2017 03:42:
    IN THE FUNTION OF KEY STATION 49E IS THERE TRANSPOSE?
  • DOES THE KEYSTAT May 06, 2017 03:01:
    DOES THE KEYSTATION 49E HAVE TRANSPOSE?
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