The Project5 V2 arpeggiator is awesome. But some users have wanted to send the arp's MIDI output to an MFX plugin and ran into a brick wall because the data flow is hardwired such that MFX plugins are ahead of the arp in P5V2. But, all is not lost. This tip attempts to workaround this configuration by using two additional pieces of software which are freely available: the RGC MIDIOut DXi Plugin, and the MIDI Yoke. This tip is a result of a thread in the P5 forum.
Fetch and install these two software items if you don't have them and are using Project5 2.0 (if you have Project5 2.5 then you already have MIDI output capability so you probably don't need the RGC MIDIOut DXi and you can interpolate the instructions where it is mentioned):
Now, in Project5 V2 do the following:
If you got everything in the above steps done appropriately you should now find that your controller sends data to the arpeggiator on the MIDIOut DXi track. The MIDIOut DXi sends the arpeggiated MIDI data to the MIDI Yoke port. The MIDI Yoke port routes the MIDI data to the Dimension DXi track. The Dimension DXi track routes the MIDI data through your MFX plugin and then into the Dimension synth. The Dimension synth responds by playing the MFXed arpeggio.
Cool, eh? Yeah, I know...it's a lot of extra setup work (and if you screw it up you'll get a MIDI loop for sure--trust me).
You can also arm the synth track for recording and this will record the arp's MIDI output to the synth track. Once you have the arp recorded into patterns you can edit them to your hearts content and save them for future reference.
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