|Accordion (SD), Accordion old (SD), Accordion old (SM)||Manual for Accordion (SD=SD-Card, SM=SmartMedia)|
|Concertina (SD), Concertina old (SM)||Manual for Concertina (SD=SD-Card, SM=SmartMedia)|
|Barrel Organ (SD)||Manual for Barrel Organ / Aufsetzer|
|MIDI-Player (SD+USB), MIDI-Player (SD)||Manual for MIDI-Player|
|Hofbauer Group-Mode||Manual for Hofbauer 2000 Midi-System (Konzert/Group-Mode)|
|Hofbauer Old-Data-Mode||Manual for Hofbauer 2000 Midi-System (PasSpiel/Old-Data-Mode)|
|Companion-Box||Manual for Companion-Box (Begleitbox)|
|WLAN Text Display||Manual for WiFi/WLAN Song Text Display|
|WLAN Text Display Commands||Command songs for WiFi/WLAN Song Text Display|
|Tone overview||Tone overview of our instruments and different organs|
|Companion-Box||Website to configure the Companion-Box (Begleitbox)|
|App for WLAN/WiFi Song Lyrics Display||Android App for using the WiFi/WLAN Text Display|
|WebMidi-Textanzeige||Website to view the song lyrics via MIDI-In on a computer (e.g. USB-MIDI-Interface)|
|Midi-Textanzeige (EXE)||Application to view the song text via MIDI-In on a computer (Windows)|
|Midi-Tool (EXE)||Application to modify (title, tempo...) MIDI files (Windows)|
|LiederManager (EXE)||Application to sort songs and create new Banks (Windows)|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Do the musical instruments work with MP3 audio files?
- What are the current song lists?
- What do the error codes (Fehler) in the display mean?
- What is the difference between SmartMedia and SD memory card?
- Why is my SD-Card not recognized? (Fehler 4 + 5)
- Why is my SmartMedia-Card not recognized? (Fehler 4 + 6)
- Why is my new Bank not found on the instrument? (Fehler 4)
- What is a Bank on the computer?
- How much banks and songs per bank are possible?
- In which format are the songs stored? (Fehler 2 + 3)
- How can I make new songs and modify existing ones?
- How can I modify the song title?
- How can I modify the lyrics from a song?
Do the musical instruments work with MP3 audio files?No, the instruments do not work with MP3 files or a speaker with amplifier. These are mechanical musical instruments and the sound is generated with reeds like on a normal accordion.
What are the current song lists?20er v9 and 40er v12
What do the error codes (Fehler) in the display mean?
|Fehler 2||Wrong MIDI type. Only MIDI type 0 is supported.|
|Fehler 3||No MIDI file.|
|Fehler 4||No Bank found or all Banks empty.|
|Fehler 5||Read error. Under certain circumstances, the memory card is too slow or it has been removed or changed when the device was powered on.|
|Fehler 6||Unknown or no memory card inserted.|
|Fehler >6 or
|Sector error. The memory card is removed from the card reader too fast.
Always use Safely Remove Hardware:
What is the difference between SmartMedia and SD memory card?
Note: SD cards have a write-protection switch (lock).
Why is my SD-Card not recognized?SD-Cards up to 2GB and with FAT16 file system are supported. Newer devices can also read SDHC-Cards up to 32GB (Firmware >= v1.30) and FAT32 (Firmware >= v2.00).
Unfortunately, there are large speed differences between SD-Cards. According to our tests, memory cards from Kingston, Toshiba, SanDisk and Transcend will work without problems.
Why is my SmartMedia-Card not recognized?SmartMedia-Cards from 8MB to 32MB are supported and the file system of the card has to be FAT16.
Never format SmartMedia-Cards under a Windows operating system.
Why is my new Bank not found on the instrument?Check the name of the bank: Bank0, Bank1, Bank2...Bank99 -> No space character between the word Bank and the number.
What is a Bank on the computer?A Bank is a directory on the memory card with the name Bank0...99 and in this directory are the songs (file extension .MID).
How much banks and songs per bank are possible?SM-Cards: Bank 0...24
SD-Cards: Bank 0...99
Songs per Bank: 99
In which format are the songs stored?The songs are MIDI files in format 0 and the melody is on channel 1 and the drums are on channel 10.
MIDI is a standard and interface for musical instruments.
How can I make new songs and modify existing ones?The songs are MIDI files and can be modified with a MIDI program.
Standard MIDI files, as used by entertainers, cannot be used due to the large number of tones. Here is a small guide about making music: Make new songs
When editing with Cakewalk, the lyric commands in the songs are removed by default. To switch this off, you have to add in the file TTSSEQ.INI under [Options] the following entry TranslateRPN=0
How can I modify the song title?The song title is stored in the MIDI file (as Meta-Event) and there is an application to change the title in the download area.
How can I modify the lyrics from a song?The lyrics are stored in the MIDIfile (as Controller) in the Boehm Lyric Desk format.
To modify the lyrics the program Virtual Lyric Desk can be used.
A short guide can be found here: create/edit lyrics