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Re: Programming Rocktron All Access - HELP!!!!
It can send CC's along with PC's, but it can't send on/off CC's in a
"momentary" fashion. Therefore, you can't use CC's to control the basic
EDP functions with the FCB1010.
Adrian Bartholomew wrote:
> kim, i may be wrong here but i believe the 1010 can be set to send
> cc's automatically once a preset is chosen just like with notes. i
> remember seeing that.
> Adrian Bartholomew
> *Leawood KS
> On Sep 17, 2005, at 6:56 PM, Kim Flint wrote:
> At 08:18 AM 9/17/2005, Craig Mitchell wrote:
> How are people programming the All Access? Are you using
> Control Numbers via Instant Access switches? Or are you using
> Note ON/OFF via the Custom settings for presets?
> I'm pretty sure the All Access has the flexibility to be set up to
> use either. The FCB1010 can only control the echoplex using notes.
> (sorry I don't use an All Access so I don't know the programming
> With the Echoplexes set to 'Controlsource=CNTR' I have been
> using the Instant Access switches to trigger various functions.
> Record - This works but sometimes when I press the button it
> starts recording a clears right away. A second press gets it
> recording properly and I can loop.
> I think I see your problem. The Echoplex wants to see a midi
> command for both the pressing of the button AND the release of the
> button. This is how it can tell if you are doing a short press or
> a long press. It sounds like your controller is not sending the
> "off" message when you release the button.
> If you are using Notes, this means the midi controller sends a
> NoteOn message when you press the button, and the corresponding
> NoteOff message when you release the button. (like the way a midi
> keyboard would do it.)
> If you are using Continuous Controller messages, the controller
> should send the appropriate controller number with a positive
> value (like 64 or something) when you press the button. Then when
> you release the button, it should send the same controller with
> value 0.
> Usually this means programming the midi controller to treat its
> buttons as Momentary. It sounds like you might have the in
> Latching mode. (where the first press sends the On, and the second
> press sends the off)
> Can one replicate the Echoplex pedalboard function of holding
> down the record button and clearing the loop with the All
> Access via midi?
> yes, definitely! that's the idea of using the on/off concept.
> That's the only way with midi to communicate that you are holding
> a button down (sustained) or releasing it quickly. This allows the
> Echoplex to get more functions out of less buttons. Otherwise
> there would have to be lots of extra buttons to control even the
> basic features of the echoplex, which would be awkward to use and
> take up too much space.
> Hope this helps,
> Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
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