Hit Trax Video Lessons

Hit Trax Website Tour, Learn Merish

Navigate Hit Trax web site and learn Merish MIDI File backing track players with our series of video lessons.

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#1: Hit Trax Web Site Tour
#2: Merish 4
#3: Merish 3
#4: Merish PLUS/2


Hit Trax Web Site Videos

An Introduction to Hit Trax


Introduction to Hit Trax

Description: Here's a short trailer video to introduce Hit Trax to new members and a refresh for our regular customers.

How to Download MIDI Files and MP3 Backing Tracks. Play Video

How to Download MIDI Files and MP3 Backing Tracks

Description: Hit Trax web site overview. How to find, add and download MIDI Files and MP3 backing tracks, download lyrics, play demo files, view song file inclusions like key, tempo, embedded lyrics (karaoke lyrics), melody lines and so on.

Hit Trax web site: View and Download Sales History. Play Video.

View and Download Sales History

Description: Lost your backing tracks? Computer crashed? Accidently deleted your digital backing band? Ouch !! Don't worry though, this quick video shows how to find and download your previous purchases and sales receipts.

Hit Trax web site: Forgot Password

Retrieve Forgotten Password

Description: This short video explains how to retrieve your Hit Trax login and password by instant email.

Hit Trax web site: Manage your 'Wish List' (My Songs)

Manage your 'Wish List' (My Songs)

Description: This short video explains how to add, play demo, remove and download MIDI Files and MP3 backing tracks in a wish list. Hit Trax Wish Lists are called - 'My Songs'

Hit Trax web site: Hit Trax Web Site Menu & Links

Hit Trax Web Site Menu & Links

Description: A quick overview on our web site links. This video shows you how to 'contact support', download your previous orders', view online tutorials', request custom songs', view prices', 'find backing tracking players' + more. NOTE - our links /menu has changed since this video was produced.

Find MIDI Files with Embedded Karaoke Lyrics and a Melody guide

Find MIDI Files with Embedded Karaoke Lyrics and a Melody guide

Description: Learn how to find MIDI File backing tracks on the Hit Trax website that include embedded scrolling lyrics (Karaoke style) and a removable MIDI melody guide.

 


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Learn Merish 4 Backing Track Player
Video Tutorials

Merish 4 MIDI & MP3 Backing Track Player

MERISH 4 MIDI FILE & MP3 BACKING TRACK PLAYER

Merish 4 Promo video with singers, musicians highlighting Merish 4 sounds and on-stage features.

Merish 4: WHIRLWIND TOUR

MERISH 4 WHIRLWIND TOUR

A quick peek at Merish 4 front panel features. rear panel connections, MIDI In/Out/THRU and USB to PC ports (1 min 30 sec)

Learn Merish 4: Edit title, artist and genre


EDIT SONG TITLE, ARTIST AND GENRE

Edit and rename title, artist and genre (1 min)

Learn Merish 4: STEREO/MONO OUT, CLICK OUT, PHANTOM POWER


STEREO / MONO OUT, CLICK OUT, PHANTOM POWER

1: Set stereo output to MONO, adjust Click Track Volume (to drummer), enable/disable Phantom Power for condenser microphones and enable/disable Aux Out (1 min)

Learn Merish 4: SPEED, KEY, MELODY MUTE AND SMOOTH

SPEED, KEY, MELODY MUTE AND SMOOTH

Change Speed (Tempo) and Key (Pitch). Adjust Melody volume (MIDI) and use SMOOTH function (1 min 20 sec)

Learn Merish 4: PLAY PAUSE STOP & MIDI MIXER

PLAY PAUSE STOP & MIDI MIXER

Play Pause and Stop functions, using the MIDI mixer to adjust volume or remove instrument groups without editing. (47 sec)

Available
Nov 16th


#5: CUE NEXT SONGS, MARKERS, GO-TO & DJ FUNCTIONS

Cur up the next while current song plays, repeat a verse, chorus or other section using 'Markers', setting cross fades between songs using 'DJ'. (1 min)

Available
Nov 16th


#6: VOCAL MIXER & EFFECTS, MIDI & MP3 VOLUME

Merish 4 has 2 high quality MIC inputs with separate gain control, Reverb and Delay vocal effects. Control MIDI and MP3 master outs. (1 min)

Available
Nov 17th


#7: MIDI MP3 AUX EQ, FOOT PEDAL SETTING

Apply and save global EQ settings to MIDI and MP3 files, Aux (Audio) ins and learn Foot Pedal options. (1 min)

Available
Nov 17th


#8: USING THE HARMONIZER

How to use the Harmonizer and Lead Vocal double tracker. (1 min)

Available
Nov 17th


#9: PLAYLIST & CUE

Using a play list, Merish 4 continues the play list DJ style (1 min)

Available
Nov 17th


#10: DISPLAY FONT AND TV OUTPUT SETTINGS

Personalise fonts, colours for lyrics and TV output settings. (1 min)

Learn Merish 4: SYSTEM INFO & UPDATING FIRMWARE

SYSTEM INFO & UPDATING FIRMWARE

View memory, song count, set language and screen contrast, TV mirroring, update firmware (operating system) and rebuild songs database (1 min 57 sec)

Available
Nov 18th


#12: SONG MANAGEMENT

How to load and delete songs, using the hard drive, USB and manage the songs database. (1 min)

Available
Nov 18th


#13 MIDI SETTINGS, USING EXTERNAL MIDI DEVICES

Select default MIDI melody channel, Globally transpose all songs without editing, set language mode for chords, MIDI in setting and more. (1 min)

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Nov 18th


#14: MIDI SOUNDS

Replace instruments and edit sounds. (1 min)

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Nov 19th


#15: TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshooting tips and tricks. (1 min)

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Nov 19th


#16: SEARCH

Search by title, artist and genre. (1 min)

Available
Nov 21th

#17: IMPORTING LYRICS TO MIDI AND MP3 FILES

Import lyrics into a MIDI and MP3 file. Lyrics scroll on screen Karaoke style. (1 min)

Available
Nov 23th


#18: ADD CHORDS TO MIDI AND MP3 FILES

Add chords to MIDI and MP3 song files. Chords will display under the lyrics. (1 min)

Merish 4 MIDI & MP3 Backing Track Player


#19: RECORD GIGS, REHEARSALS and MAKE YOUR OWN DEMO'S

One of Merish 4's coolest features - record a performance to MP3 file. Make your own demo's for free, record rehearsal, jam sessions and gigs. (1 min 27 sec)

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Learn Merish 3 Backing Track Player
Video Tutorials

Merish 3 Videos

 

Merish 3 MIDI File and MP3 backing track player - Quick Tour

Merish 3: Quick Look (2 min 37 sec)

Quick look introduction to Merish 3. Let our video sales team show you the amazing features of Merish 3 through this whirlwind video tour.

Merish 3: Setup Screen & Global Settings


Merish 3: Setup Screen & Global Settings (3 min 33 sec)

A full tour of the main MENU screen.

Merish 3: Select fonts and adjust lyrics viewer


Merish 3: Select font & font size for lyrics display. Open full screen & adjust lyric high lighter. (1 min 39 sec)

Personalise the lyrics view screen on Merish 3.

Merish 3: How to load MIDI and MP3 song files


Merish 3: How to load MIDI and MP3 song files (2 min 54 sec)

Learn how to load backing tracks into Merish 3 internal hard drive and use external USB drives.

Edit MIDI Instruments using the MIDI Mixer

Merish 3: Edit MIDI Instruments using the MIDI Mixer (3 min 20 sec)

One of Merish 3's most powerful and easy to use features. This video shows you how to select, change and customise MIDI Instruments in backing tracks. Change instruments, set effects, pan, volume etc.

Speed (Tempo) and Key Change on Merish 3

Merish 3: Change Speed (Tempo) and Key Changes (1 min 25 sec)

Make fast and easy tempo and key changes to MIDI and MP3 backing tracks and save changes to the song.

Merish 3: Import lyrics and syncronise to MIDI and MP3 backing tracks

Merish 3: Import and sync lyrics to MIDI and MP3 songs (2 min 58 sec)

The #1 feature everyone wants - the ability to import and sync scrolling 'karaoke style' lyrics. We show you how to prepare and import a text (.txt) file into a backing track that does not have a melody guide or scrolling lyrics. It's easy to do and just takes a few minutes. This is one of Merish 3's most powerful features.

Using Merish 3 with live musicians

Merish 3: Using Merish 3 with live musicians (1 min 27 sec)

Expand your gigging opportunities. Do you play solo or duo? Great, but now you can score more gigs as a 3 or 4 piece by adding one or more musicians to the line up without editing any of your backing tacks !

Merish 3: Update Merish 3 Plus Firmware

Merish 3: Update Merish 3 Plus Firmware (1 min 36 sec)

Learn how to update Merish 3 firmware. Firmware is the Operating System. The manufacture can fix bugs, enhance and add new features through a simple firmware update. Best of all - updating Merish 3 firmware is easy.

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Merish PLUS & Merish 2
Backing Track Player Video Tutorials

Merish 2 MIDI and MP3 backing track player

 

Merish PLUS - Quick Start Tour

Merish PLUS/2 Quick Start Tour

Description: Quick Start introduction to Merish PLUS. Learn about the features in Merish PLUS through our whirlwind video tour.

Merish PLUS - Full Video Presentation

Hard Moulded Gig Case

Description: Tough Hard Molded outer and interior padded gig case for MERISH PLUS and any backing track player or electronic device, including cameras. Available through Hit Trax - www.HitTraxMIDI.com and we ship worldwide.

Merish PLUS - Full Video Presentation

Merish PLUS/2 Full Video Presentation

Description: Full overview on the MERISH Plus MIDI File and MP3 backing track player. This is essential viewing for any performer looking for a powerful and versatile backing track player.

Merish PLUS - Enter Title Artist and META Data

Add Song Title Artist & other Meta data using Merish-PC/Mac (UPDATED)

Description: Learn how to embed song title, artist, genre, key and tempo into any MIDI File and MP3 backing track.

Merish PLUS - Transpose and Change Tempo

Transpose and Change Tempo on Merish PLUS/2

Description: Learn how to change tempo (speed) and key (transpose) on a MERISH PLUS

Merish PLUS - Optimize Memory

Optimize Memory function

Description: Learn how to use Optimize memory and fix any problems relating to playback, play lists and damaged system files on your Merish PLUS. The Optimize Memory function will fix almost any operating issue in Merish Plus in just a few seconds.

Merish PLUS - Update Merish Plus Firmware

Update Merish Plus/2 Firmware

Description: Learn how to update Merish Plus firmware and keep your player up to date with all bug fixes and new features.

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