Changing color of LaunchPad LEDs with M4L?

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bendybones
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Changing color of LaunchPad LEDs with M4L?

Post by bendybones » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:04 am

Anyone had any experiments with this?
Just received LP today and the LED colours are nothing like in the pics.
And so they don't work with my colour-blindness.
Mega let down!
I can't tell the difference between 'clip playing' and 'clip present'

I can see 3 colours in the Mixer page.
But my girlfriend told me that 2 of them are amber of different intensities and one is red.
I would be happy to just have 3 colours for clip feedback and not care about the intensities for mixer stuff.

I don't own Max or M4L.
I would love to know if this can be done.
Anyone?
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Re: Changing color of LaunchPad LEDs with M4L?

Post by Tone Deft » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:09 am

nothing like the pics? but you're color blind. sorry 'bout that.

there's high and low for red, amber and green and then there's yellow. they're bi-colored LEDs, those are the stock colors, there might be more.

it's pretty easy to make a max4Live patch to change the colors in an app you made yourself, it would take more effort to change mixer or session view on the Launch Pad.
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Re: Changing color of LaunchPad LEDs with M4L?

Post by scientist » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:19 am

i get where you're coming from...the promo pics do hype the color intensity up a bit.

you can access the various colors/intensities w/o max for live via midi messages at different velocity values.

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Re: Changing color of LaunchPad LEDs with M4L?

Post by Tone Deft » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:22 am

in direct sunlight you can barely see them. in a dark room they look like glowing candies.

the programming guide is at the bottom of this page
http://www.novationmusic.com/support/launchpad/
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