TABLE 6

SYSTEM EXCLUSIVE MESSAGES

STATUS

DATA BYTES

DESCRIPTION

11110000

 

Bulk dump etc.

 

oiiiiiii

iiiiiii: identification

 

(0*******)

Any number of bytes may be sent here, for any purpose, as long as they all have a zero in the most significant bit.

 

11110111

EOX: "End of System Exclusive"

NOTES:

1.

iiiiiii: identification ID (0-127)

2.

All bytes between the System Exclusive Status byte and EOX or the next Status byte must have zeros in the MSB.

3.

The ID number can be obtained from the MIDI committee.

4.

In no case should other Status or Data bytes (except Real-Time) be interleaved with System Exclusive, regardless of whether or not the ID code is recognized.

5.

EOX or any other Status byte, except Real-Time, will tenninate a System Exclusive message, and should be sent immediately at its conclusion.

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