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I wrote a midi file on the weekend that included four measures of silence at the beginning of the track. I could have left this out but wanted the screen metronome to stay in time. However when i installed it into the beatbuddy, it only plays three measures of silence. Has anyone dealt with this?

In the last measure of your midi track, make sure one note goes all the way to the end of the measure. I usually do this with a kick or snare hit that would not be audible by the point it reaches the end of the measure. Then save the midi file with that adjustment, and bring it back into BB. Let us know if that solves the problem.

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I’ll give that a shot as soon as i can. Thanks

You’re doing better than me. Every attempt I’ve made to create a silent midi file gets rejected by the BB. Probably obvious but how do create a silent midi file?

Place a velocity 1 note on a note that is not used in the BB kit. I usually let 33 open in my kits, but you’d have to look at the kit you are using to see what midi values are unassigned.

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