What is MIDI? #
MIDI is a communication standard that allows digital gear to speak the same language.
MIDI is short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. It’s a protocol that allows computers, musical instruments and other hardware to communicate.
MIDI interfaces and controllers #
MIDI interfaces are devices that let you send MIDI information in and out of your computer over USB.
MIDI controllers are a special type of MIDI interface with an input device built-in. Typical input methods available on MIDI controllers are piano keys and pressure sensitive pads, but most include knobs and sliders for controlling other parameters as well.
Connect your MIDI device to CASTER: #
Connect your MIDI device to your computer.
Go to CASTER and click the MIDI setup button:
this will open the MIDI setup window where all your connected MIDI devices will show up:
Tick the MIDI device you wish to use and close the window. now you MIDI device can communicate with CASTER.
in order to map / pair between any CASTER button or fader to your MIDI buttons/faders. In CASTER, right click on this specific button/fader and a menu will open up with “MIDI learn” option.
Now turn any knob / fader / button on your MIDI device – this will map this to the CASTER fader.