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Transmit MIDI program change messages


pgmin transmits its input as a MIDI program change message to a MIDI device.


Name Type Opt Description
MIDI-port (a through z) symbol opt Specifies the port for transmitting MIDI program change messages. When a letter argument is present, channel numbers greater than 16 received in the right inlet will be wrapped around to stay within the 1-16 range. If there is no argument, pgmout initially transmits out port a, on MIDI channel 1.
MIDI-port (a through z) and channel-number (int) symbol and int A letter and number combination (separated by a space) indicates a port and a specific MIDI channel on which to transmit program change messages. Channel numbers greater than 16 will be wrapped around to stay within the 1-16 range.
(MIDI name) symbol opt The name of a MIDI output device may be used as the first argument to specify the port.
channel-number int A number alone can be used in place of a letter and number combination. The exact meaning of the channel number argument depends on the channel offset specified for each port in the MIDI Setup dialog.


int input [int]
In left inlet: The number has 1 subtracted from it and then is transmitted as a program change value on the specified channel and port. Numbers are limited between 1 and 128, and are sent out as program changes 0 to 127.
  (inlet1) channel-number [int]
In right inlet: The number is stored as the channel number on which to transmit the program change messages.
float input [float]
Converted to int.
anything MIDI-input-port (a through z) [list]
Performs the same function as port but without need for the word, "port".
(mouse) Double-clicking on a pgmout object shows a pop-up menu for choosing a MIDI port or device.
port MIDI-port [symbol]
The word port, followed by a letter a- z or the name of a MIDI output port or device, specifies the port used to transmit the MIDI messages. The word port is optional and may be omitted.
list input [list]
In left inlet: The first number is the program number +1, and the second number is the channel of a MIDI program change message transmitted on the specified channel and port.

Information for box attributes common to all objects


(MIDI): There are no outlets. The output is a MIDI program change message transmitted directly to the object's MIDI output port.


Letter argument transmits to only one port. Otherwise number specifies both port and channel

See Also

Name Description
midiout Transmit raw MIDI data
pgmin Output received MIDI program change values