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I have a Behringer Xenyx ufx 1204 mixer with integrated usb/firwire interface and a DAW controller that works over MIDI through the usb. So, it has something like an usb MIDI interface. I would like to find out if the mixer reacts on any MIDI commands.

Is there any OSX / linux tool that lets you send all possible MIDI commands to try out if anything works?

For example there are DAW Transport knobs on the mixer that seem to have a LED lighting. maybe I can activate those by MIDI? Unfortunately there is no full documentation on that mixing console. Only quickstart guides...

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That console is not a MIDI interface, and that console doesn't receive MIDI information. The only MIDI functionality the console provides is in its transport section (play, pause, ff, etc), as MIDI out (from the console to something else, in this case your computer). You can control something with that transport section, but the console can't be controlled using MIDI. –  JCPedroza Jan 4 at 12:36
    
@JCPedroza, you should copy the text of your comment into an Answer. I believe you have definitively answered the question. –  Wheat Williams Jan 4 at 16:53
    
By which I mean to say, you have explained the correct function of this model of Behringer mixer. The larger question of whether there is a computer tool for all possible MIDI commands has not been answered. –  Wheat Williams Jan 4 at 22:46
    
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about digital hardware interface programming. MIDI is on-topic here in the context of music making, which presumes supported hardware and documented APIs. –  NReilingh Jan 5 at 10:21
    
That mixer comes with a copy of Tracktion and drivers that would presumedly let it work with other DAWs like Ableton Live. MIDI is documented. Beyond that, you haven't posed a musical question. –  NReilingh Jan 5 at 10:33
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