MIDI Controller Numbers
The table below presents a summary of the MIDI Standard Controller codes in decimal and hexadecimal (h) form.
DecimalHexController Name
000hBank Select (Controller # 32 more commonly used)
101hModulation Wheel
202hBreath Contoller
404hFoot Controller
505hPortamento Time
606hData Entry MSB
707hMain Volume
120ChEffect Control 1
130DhEffect Control 2
16-1910-13hGeneral Purpose Controllers (Nos. 1-4)
32-6320-3FhLSB for Controllers 0-31 (rarely implemented)
6440hDamper Pedal (Sustain) [Data Byte of 0-63=0ff, 64-127=On]
6743hSoft Pedal
6844hLegato Footswitch
6945hHold 2
7046hSound Controller 1 (default: Sound Variation)
7147hSound Controller 2 (default: Timbre/Harmonic Content)
7248hSound Controller 3 (default: Release Time)
7349hSound Controller 4 (default: Attack Time)
744AhSound Controller 5 (default: Brightness)
75-794B-4FhSound Controller 6-10 (no defaults)
80-8350-53hGeneral Purpose Controllers (Nos. 5-8)
8454hPortamento Control
915BhEffects 1 Depth (previously External Effects Depth)
925ChEffects 2 Depth (previously Tremolo Depth)
935DhEffects 3 Depth (previously Chorus Depth)
945EhEffects 4 Depth (previously Detune Depth)
955FhEffects 5 Depth (previously Phaser Depth)
9660hData Increment
9761hData Decrement
9862hNon-Registered Parameter Number LSB
9963hNon-Registered Parameter Number LSB
10064hRegistered Parameter Number LSB
10165hRegistered Parameter Number MSB
Channel Mode Messages
12179hReset All Controllers
1227AhLocal Control
1237BhAll Notes Off
1247ChOmni Off
1257DhOmni On
1267EhMono On (Poly Off)
1277FhPoly On (Mono Off)

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This document prepared by Prof. Jeffrey Hass, Indiana University School of Music, Center for Electronic and Computer Music, 7/17/95, updated 2/5/99.
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