Dexed as DX7 Patch Librarian?

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valvecomposer
KVRer
1 posts since 17 May, 2018

Post Thu May 17, 2018 10:37 am

Am new to Dexed, but a DX7/TX816 aficionado. :D

As most DX7 editors (Opcode Galaxy, MOTU Unisyn etc.) have not kept up with Apple's changing software (for Mac users), can anybody tell me if Dexed can act as a DX7 patch librarian as well as a means of exchanging single patches with a hardware DX7?

I've a large DX7 patch library which I'd like to be able to sort out, if Dexed's peripheral aspects can come to the rescue. :pray:

Etienne1973
KVRist
291 posts since 8 Feb, 2013 from Switzerland

Re: Dexed as DX7 Patch Librarian?

Post Thu May 17, 2018 10:51 am

Welcome! :-)

SysEx import all your patches into your Mac, then rearrange them in DeXed.

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BlackWinny
KVRAF
3500 posts since 17 Jun, 2013 from very close to Paris, France

Re: Dexed as DX7 Patch Librarian?

Post Thu May 17, 2018 11:42 am

Hello and welcome !
:D

Yes.

You can import your Sysex from your DX7, rearrange them (and even create new Sysex from your existing one or even from scratch), then re-export them to your DX7 (and modify and/or export all previously existing Sysex).

Watch the tutorial that I made recently here:
viewtopic.php?p=7074253#p7074253
followed in a very detailed procedure just two posts later, here:
viewtopic.php?p=7074710#p7074710

And all presets that you make yourself in Dexed can be saved in Sysex files (see my tutorial) to be exported on your DX7 the same way.

The vertical list that I mention lengthily in my tutorial has a local menu which allows to export directly to your DX7.
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