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 - 6:29 pm

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On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Paul Davis
wrote:

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correction. the scaling factor was ONLY for the scroll wheel. faders work
fine for me on an SSL Nucleus usng Mackie Control, which I strongly
recommend (Mackie Control (or the Nucleus if you want to pay for it :)

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On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Paul Davis <paul@linuxaud=
iosystems.com
> wrote:
On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 =
at 1:44 PM, Len Ovens <len@ovenwerks.net> wrote:

On Wed, 6 Aug 2014, Len Ovens 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 t=
icks, or did at some point. The Mackie D8B mixer had similar issues with it=
s scroll wheel. We seem to have removed it.
correction. the scaling factor was ONLY fo=
r the scroll wheel. faders work fine for me on an SSL Nucleus usng Mackie C=
ontrol, which I strongly recommend (Mackie Control (or the Nucleus if you w=
ant to pay for it :)
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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)