just a quesion to a specific "configuration paradoxon" I'm currently experiencing in conjunction with my MOXF and external MIDI gear.
Lately I was setting up an external MIDI controller which is connected directly to the 5-pin DIN "MIDI IN" connector of my MOXF synth. In fact it's a Korg nanoPAD2 device in conjunction with a small class-compliant "USB MIDI Host" box which requires no separate PC/MAC connectivity and is able to perform "USB-to-Legacy" MIDI conversion (and vice versa). That setup allows me to trigger any MOXF-internal drum sounds via external trigger pads and it also adds the "missing" Ribbon Controller functionality (via own X/Y-pad) to the MOXF which is functionally supported by the synthesizer but physically not available there. As long as the MOXF and the mentioned external MIDI controller are used exactly that way - namely without being connected to PC/MAC via USB - the described setup works fine and is very convenient to play with - especially in live situations - as no additional computer system is required for operation.
However, whenever the MOXF is additionally connected to a computer - e.g. for recording purposes, for operating Karma Motif, or for triggering virtual instruments on the PC - the MOXF's MIDI setting in the "UTILITY" menu has to be changed from "MIDI" to "USB", otherwise no MIDI messages can be exchanged between MOXF and PC. Unfortunately that change will also cause that no "Legacy" MIDI messages (via 5-pin DIN "MIDI IN" port) can be received anymore by the MOXF, even if this still might be required in the studio. In other words: "The cat is chasing its own tail", as you can only choose between "MIDI" and "USB" setting on the MOXF, but not select a "mixed" mode.
Therefore I'd like to ask if there is any hidden "hybrid" setting available (or maybe any other possible way) to let the MOXF continue receiving incoming MIDI messages via 5-pin DIN "MIDI IN" while establishing USB MIDI connectivity towards a computer in addition.
What I'd really like to avoid is having to change physical connectivity for my external controllers each time, e.g. by swapping connections back and forth between MOXF and PC, depending on the use case.
Thanks in advance for your advice.