MIDI limiting note range.

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maily
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MIDI limiting note range.

Post by maily » Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:23 pm

is there a way anyone knows of to limit or compress the range of incoming midi notes to ableton?

i have an arppeggiator generating midi sequences but want to be able to drag notes it generates above and below a certain range back into that range.

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by ark » Thu Oct 28, 2010 2:49 pm

Depending on exactly what you want to do, you may be able to accomplish it through an appropriate combination of Scale and Pitch MIDI effects.

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by maily » Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:47 pm

i've tried to do it with the midi plugins, can't get the result i want though.
what i'm trying to do is limit the range of incoming midi notes by folding anything above or below a range back into that range.

eg: c0 to b0 is the range.
a note comes in at d3
so it get's folded back to d0?
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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by garyboozy » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:07 pm

i made a midi effect rack for something similar a while back

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/78200/octave-remapper.zip

it remaps anything outside of c3 to b3 back into that octave.
i'm sure you can adjust it to work for you.

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by maily » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:19 pm

you lil beauty =]
gonna try it now!
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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by maily » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:31 pm

wicked, works a treat.
just added extra chains for the octaves above and below what you'd already done.

thank you kindly.
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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by rlowery » Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:09 pm

Can you put that midi note range editor back up!! I could REALLY use it!!!

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by daddytang » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:23 pm

rlowery wrote:Can you put that midi note range editor back up!! I could REALLY use it!!!
+1

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by housemusiclover » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:38 am

Anyone still got that or is smart enough to construct such a rack?

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Re: MIDI limiting note range.

Post by housemusiclover » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:43 am

nvm, found it:

"by garyboozy » Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:24 pm

ahh ok now i understand. in that case, use a midi effect rack with a Pitch device on each chain. lets say your main range is from c3 to b3 like you said originally. on the first Pitch chain, set the pitch dial to +24, the range to +11st, and lowest to c1. this will transpose the pitch up by 2 octaves only for the c1 to b1 range. on the second chain, set the pitch dial to +12, and lowest to c2. use the same method for as many chains/ranges that you want repitching."

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