Sustain pedal MIDI CC not recognized

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Post Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:20 pm

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According to the MIDI Specification ( ... ta-bytes-2 (, the sustain pedal is considered "on" when a CC 64 message contains a second data value greater than or equal to 64. However, when I am using AcademicGrand and B5 Organ, the sustain pedal only works if the second data value is greater than 64. I have a MIDI controller that sends 64 as the second data value, which isn't being recognized by the AcademicGrand and B5 Organ. Is this a bug?

834 posts since 5 May, 2008 from France

Re: Sustain pedal MIDI CC not recognized

Post Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:09 am

Well i would not call this a bug per say, but yes, most of our libraries require a pedal that has a value greater than 64 to be on. I did not know the MIDI norm was specific about this.
We will issue updates of these libraries soon, the quarantine does not help with speeding the process though...

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