Beatstep Pro won't send MIDI after playback

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Digital Larry
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Beatstep Pro won't send MIDI after playback

Post by Digital Larry » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:00 am

Here's the setup.
  • Ableton Live 10 Intro
    Arturia Beatstep Pro fw 2.0.1
    I am using the XLN Addictive Drums plugin.
Right after I start the BSP, it will send MIDI from the buttons when I have the Drum Sequence selected.
I have the BSP connected via USB to my Windows 10 PC,
The BSP is set to "USB" sync.
Now I press "Play" in Live.
The BSP sequence appears to play back (the lights are flashing), but no MIDI is received and of course nothing is heard.
I can stop playback and the buttons on the BSP flash when I press them but nothing happens in Live.
If I power cycle the BSP then I can again get MIDI and sounds from pressing the buttons.
I also have an Arturia Keystation 32 which is connected via USB and it plays the Addictive Drums fine from the keyboard, as well as the arpeggiator triggering AD when I start playback in Live.

Also will probably ask over at Arturia forum.

jklinger
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Re: Beatstep Pro won't send MIDI after playback

Post by jklinger » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:44 pm

Have you heard anything back regarding this? I am having the same issue.

jaytriana
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Re: Beatstep Pro won't send MIDI after playback

Post by jaytriana » Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:02 am

Hey I’m still having this problem October 2020 and it comes and goes. I can’t replicate it but when it starts happening it does so until one day it just stops happening.

It’s fucking maddening.

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