CZ How To
There are a few tasks involving CZ synthesizers that are common to almost everyone’s experience, but it’s not always obvious how to accomplish them. That’s why I wrote up these tutorials.
Throughout this tutorial section, the model CZ-101 is used to stand in for CZ-101, CZ-1000, CZ-3000, and CZ-5000. It is used to make a distinction between the CZ-1 which is the only one that functions differently.
The amidi utility is part of the ALSA suite of programs. The proper name for it is ALSA RawMidi Utility. amidi is used to send raw MIDI communication (like sysex) to devices connected to your computer.
|amidi||CZ-1||Send||Send a sysex file to a CZ-1 using amidi.|
|amidi||CZ-1||Receive||Retrieve sounds from a CZ-1 using amidi.|
|amidi||CZ-101||Send||Send a sysex file to a CZ-101 using amidi.|
|amidi||CZ-101||Receive||Retrieve sounds from a CZ-101 using amidi.|
MIDI-OX is a popular Windows application for communicating with MIDI devices.
|MIDI-OX||CZ-1||Send||Send a sysex file to a CZ-1 using MIDI-OX.|
|MIDI-OX||CZ-1||Receive||Retrieve sounds from a CZ-1 using MIDI-OX.|
|MIDI-OX||CZ-101||Send||Send a sysex file to a CZ-101 using MIDI-OX.|
|MIDI-OX||CZ-101||Receive||Retrieve sounds from a CZ-101 using MIDI-OX.|