Re: [LAD] computer keyboard control surface update

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To: Len Ovens <len@...>
Cc: linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org <Linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 6:28 pm

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On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 1:44 PM, Len Ovens wrote:

> On Wed, 6 Aug 2014, Len Ovens wrote:

Ardour has an internal scaling factor for those ticks, or did at some
point. The Mackie D8B mixer had similar issues with its scroll wheel. We
seem to have removed it.

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On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 1:44 PM, Len Ovens <len@ovenwerks.net&g=
t; wrote:
On Wed, 6 Aug 2014, Len Oven=
s wrote:

I do have a question though about ardour control by midi. The Mackie IF say=
s it sends control messages that are in the form num of ticks up or down. T=
his means I should be able to have a key send ticks up and another ticks do=
wn, but this doesn't seem to work.

It does work... but only into the the mackie midi in. It only seems to expe=
ct 0 to 100 ticks which is probably not enough for a fader anyway. This is =
probably due to physical limitations in the encoders, getting more than 96 =
or so ticks per full turn starts to get expensive real quick (10 to 1 or so=
... which answers the why use motor faders question). Changing controls on =
the gui while monitoring the midi out was very informative.
Ardour has an internal scaling factor for those ticks, =
or did at some point. The Mackie D8B mixer had similar issues with its scro=
ll wheel. We seem to have removed it.=C2=A0<=
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[LAD] computer keyboard control surface update, Len Ovens, (Thu Aug 7, 6:39 am)
Re: [LAD] computer keyboard control surface update, Paul Davis, (Thu Aug 7, 6:28 pm)
Re: [LAD] computer keyboard control surface update, Paul Davis, (Thu Aug 7, 6:29 pm)