Configuring The System

One of the most common sources of problems and of inquiry regards the order that a config file must have entries and the contents.  This page provides a block diagram of what order various “sections” should be.  By following this guideline, operations will be quickest and require the least (or no) amount of troubleshooting.


  • Opening Comments
  • Opening configuration declarations
    – Memory mapping, combination mapping
    – Special C/A formatting contraints (reversed coil wiring, 8-Block wiring, etc.)
    – Menu Options
    –Digital Tuning
    –MIDI Selects
    –Pizz/Reit Timers
    –SC Config/Setups
    –SC Pedals Diagnostics
    –SC Keying Diagnostics
    –RS Data TX/RX
    –Attached Display?
    –Show Cresc_step on Display?
    –Show Transposer on Display?
    –C/A Active?
    –Piston Transposing?
    –Crescendo Enabled?
  • Read Input Cards
  • Map Input Cards
    – Including any rollers for expression/controllers
  • MIDI Inputs
  • Combination Action Items
    –Stop Reversables (Single-Tab, East Coast) (ie Swell-Pedal Reversable Button)
    –Pushbutton Stops (Reversable Stops) (ie Swell MIDI lit piston)
  • Analog Inputs (from expression shoes)
  • MIDI Expression Merging (if necessary)
  • Couplers (always have one!)
  • Drive C/A Coils
  • Drive Lamp Outputs
  • Drive Pipes
  • Card Output Statements
  • Custom Display Message (Welcome Screen)