MIDI activity screen control parameters

MIDI activity screen controls can indicate when MIDI note messages are received and can also be used as smaller, “noteless” keyboard screen controls. You can edit the following parameters for MIDI activity screen controls.

Hardware Input

  • Device pop-up menu: Shows the name of the device to show MIDI activity for. You can choose another device, All, or Unassigned.

  • Channel pop-up menu: Choose the MIDI channel on which MainStage receives input from the controller.

  • Velocity Sensitivity slider: Set the amount of sensitivity for incoming MIDI data.


  • Name field: Type a name for the screen control.


  • Color selector: Choose the color for the MIDI activity light.