Alesis DM5 module - velocity control?

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I'm planning to use Cakewalk to provide backing for a live performance, driving a number of synth racks.

My Alesis DM5 is providing the drum sounds, but does not appear to respond to the volume (i.e. velocity) control on the Cakewalk mixer. This seems to be the case for every song which seems to suggest that the DM5 is simply ignoring any velocity command send by MIDI from Cakewalk.

I'm not trying to do anything sophisticated like change the volume of different drum sounds within the patch, simply to change the overall volume of the output of the DM5 on a song-by-song basis, without having to manually change it on the module itself.

Any advice?
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Stephen Gilbert

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Hi Stephen,

Thanks for posting. We value you as a passionate and loyal customer. Your product is one of our discontinued Legacy products. Please check online with third party forums, third party websites or you can contact our tech support team regarding your Legacy product for assistance. Please keep in mind, support for Legacy products is limited as we mainly support our current in-line products.

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