USB-MIDI adaptor with nanoloop one and nanoloop mono



This page describes how to use the USB-MIDI adaptor with nanoloop one.


Software

The nlmidi tool can be found here.


Extra ROMs

The procedure for downloading a 32k ROM to the cart is the same as described for the update, except that you press SELECT+A or SELECT+B instead of start so that an "a" or a "b" appears below the rhomb. When the ROM has been downloaded, it should start automatically.


Boot Screen Functions



STARTStart nanoloop
AStart ROM A
BStart ROM B
SELECT+STARTErase update and wait for new ROM
SELECT+AErase ROM A and wait for new ROM
SELECT+BErase ROM B and wait for new ROM
SELECT
during startup
Start original version

If downloading an update fails halfway and nanoloop doesn't start anymore, you can always return to the original version by holding SELECT pressed during startup until the rhomb logo appears. Press START+SELECT to erase the damaged update.


Sending and Receiving Banks

To transfer a bank to the PC:

- Start nanoloop and go to the file menu
- Connect the USB adaptor to the PC and plug in the link cable.
- Press START so that the cursor is in the lower row of numbers.
- Move the cursor to the bank you wish to send.
- Press A+B to set nanoloop to file transfer mode.
- Start the nlmidi program with -receive plus a file name.
- On nanoloop, press A+B+UP.
- Wait till appears in the upper left.
- Wait till nlmidi says "saved".
- Press START to end file tranfer mode.

To transfer a bank from the PC:

- Start nanoloop and go to the file menu
- Connect the USB adaptor to the PC and plug in the link cable.
- Press START so that the cursor is in the lower row of numbers.
- Move the cursor to the bank you wish to send.
- Press A+B to set nanoloop to file transfer mode.
- Start the nlmidi program with -send plus the file name.
- On nanoloop, press A+B+DOWN.
- On the PC, press enter.
- Wait till the PC program says "done".
- Press SELECT to save the received bank.
- Press START to end file tranfer mode.








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