Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

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adamdegraff
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Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by adamdegraff » Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:02 pm

Ok, this is a strange question, but is there a way for me to get some audio confirmation when I send a midi command? For instance, I use a soft step pedal to loop live. Because of the nature of the pedal when I step on it, it basically just sits there. No click, pop, or give of any sort. So I'm pretty sure I pressed the pad, but I'm not totally sure. So, I was wondering, when I send a midi message, is there a way of routing an audible click to my aux->In Ear Monitors? It'd make me feel oh so happy.

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Re: Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by ttilberg » Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:58 pm

A thought that comes to mind is having a channel who's output goes to cue only, where you have an audio (or midi, whatever) clip that you can press play to -- then midi map your pedal's CC to trigger the clip.
Make sure to:
- Turn looping off on the clip
- In the clip's quantization menu, set quantize to "none"
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Re: Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by adamdegraff » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:30 pm

Tim, that is perfect. Excellent suggestion!!! Problem solved!

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Re: Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by ttilberg » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:52 pm

Yahoo!

Glad to hear -- cheers Adam!
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Re: Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by adamdegraff » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:15 am

Tim, the quantize to "none" makes it so the audio clip will fire immediately no matter what the global quant is set to, right?

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Re: Midi send "confirmation." Can I make it "click?"

Post by ttilberg » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:20 pm

Yep exactly. That way you have immediate, real-time feedback of when you click the pedal -- it won't wait for any subivision of time -- it just hits immediately when you press the pedal.
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