GM Arts MFC Editor v5
For BJ Devices original and Mark II MIDI Foot Controllers

       


See below for which firmwware to use with which model.


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Editor & Firmware v5.04  -  What's New?
User Guide

NOTE: If your settings are in a version older than 5.04, you will need to open and save your settings in this version 5.04 of the editor, then load them into your MFC.


Features

  • Supports all Mark II and original BJ Devices MFCs: TB-5, TB-6P, TB-8, TB-11P & TB-12
  • Supports BJ Devices BS-2 up/down footswitches (aka stand-in switches)
  • 8 footswitch pages (aka layouts)
  • Each footswitch has a main function and optional hold function
  • Pedals can have dual functions
  • Up to 25 banks for patch footswitches with 10 patches per bank (max 250 MFC patches)
  • Up to 100 effects, including multi-effects
  • 25 effect groups
  • 4 effect types: toggle, select, momentary, and toggle can act as momentary if held down
  • Up to 25 steppers (for 3-way switches, up/down effects and more)
  • Up to 25 control pedals
  • Patches, effects and steppers can send any MIDI messages as well as MFC commands
  • Footswitches and pedals can be overridden on a per-patch basis

Supported Models

All BJ Devices models are supported: TB5, TB-6P, TB-8, TB-11P and TB-12. These models are either an ORIGINAL release or the new MARK II releases which have more memory available for settings. This table shows which GM Arts firmware to use:


FIRMWAREFEATURESHOW
Version 5
for
MARK II MFCs
Easy to use editor with powerful and flexible features.
  • Editor and firmware is available above.
  • Load firmware into your MFC via USB with the "Chip 45" tool.
  • Send settings into your MFC via MIDI with the Editor.
Version 5
for
ORIGINAL MFCs
  • Easy to use editor with powerful and flexible features.
  • Works for small setups, within memory limits of the original MFCs.
  • User patch names and custom steppers are excluded.
  • Editor and firmware is available above.
  • Export settings from the editor (on the File menu).
  • Load firmware and settings into your MFC via USB with the "Chip 45" tool.
Version 4
for
ORIGINAL MFCs
(no longer supported)
  • Flexible but limited features
  • User patch names and custom steppers are excluded
  • Can be complex to set up
  • Version 4 editor and firmware is available here.
  • Load firmware and settings into your MFC via USB with the "Chip 45" tool.

Screen Shots

The editor allows you to assign different functions to your main and hold footswitches:


The emulator allows you to test your setup: