RK-002/MOD MIDI SETTINGS
Modifier Firmware for the RK-002 (former Volca FM)
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Desktop MIDI Interface
Select MIDI Out interface:
Note: Devices like the Arturia Keystep/Beatstep pro are showing up like MIDI devices but they do not pass MIDI SysEx messages thus can not be used to update/set the RK-002. If you want to try and extract some individual patches from your DX7 Soundbanks, you can try our DX7 patch extractor here
PolyMUX expands device polyphony by spreading played notes over extra MIDI channels. The RK-002 MIDI Response channel is the base channel. Select the extra amount of MIDI Channels in the PolyMUX dropdown. E.G. on a 3-voice polyphonic device, setting one extra PolyMUX channel doubles the polyphony to 6.
Pitch wheel mapping
Mod wheel mapping
* firmware v35+
*1 firmware v43+
*2 firmware v49+ e.g. try 'carrier decay'
MIDI Real-Time/Channel Filter
If you want to download the small sysex files which allow the settings to be set offline from a PC/Mac program like MIDI-Ox or Sysex Librarian, you can download them here
Updating to this firmware will keep other firmware's settings in RK-002 memory so you can swap back without problems.