Standard instrument objects overview

Logic Pro provides standard instrument objects to handle MIDI devices that only use one MIDI channel—typically, older synthesizers, MIDI-controlled effect units, or drum machines. Standard instruments transmit MIDI data on a single MIDI channel.

Figure. Environment window showing a standard instrument object and its inspector.

Create a standard instrument

Do one of the following:

  • Choose New > Instrument.

  • Click the Environment background with the Pencil tool.