Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

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Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by peboer » Tue Oct 06, 2009 4:48 pm

I sent a bug report sometime ago about sending data out the midiout (http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=124603) object. I've been getting around it by sending sysex over OSC to a patch in Max 4.6, assuming that this bug will get fixed.
However, word in some previous posts indicates that is simply isn't possible or planned to be possible to send sysex through midiout.
Frankly, it's pretty important for me. Perhaps "terribly important" is a better way to put it. I HAVE to be
able to send sysex from M4L, as well as receive it. I definitely have my own invested reasons, but to speak to a larger need, it's clear that a lot of nice work is being done with software control of hardware interfaces (interfaces that have ableton's name on them), and it would be a shame to cripple this cutting-edge work that is (unfortunately) best enabled by sysex.

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by 3dot... » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:20 pm

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by Poster » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:51 pm

+1

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Post by djod » Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:40 pm

+ 1

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Post by charles_2 » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:54 pm

+100
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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by batchku@gmail.com » Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:14 pm

+1 and +100 for +101

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by deerwolf » Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:07 am

+1 to the inclusion of system exclusive messages.

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by julienb » Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:08 pm

+1

fmho, it is a VERY required low-level feature we all need one day.
I need it today :P

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Post by 3dot... » Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:34 pm

julienb wrote:+1

fmho, it is a VERY required low-level feature we all need one day.
I need it today :P
I need it 4 years ago..
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Post by stefan-tiedje » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:10 am

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by Vlad Spears » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:34 am

+ 666

I'd really like this for controlling Elektron hardware devices, among many others.

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Post by wugmump » Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:12 pm

why would one *not* want that functionality? +1

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Post by vanceg » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:11 am

I am ALL FOR this feature being added. The idea of having to create a Max patch that runs externally to Live and M4L, and converts SysEx to OSC seems like an awful kludge to have to deal with. SysEx - It's not just for breakfast anymore - it's REALLY REALLY important when working with external synths and the new breed of external controllers. Until every controller out there (and LIVE) speaks OSC, I say we NEED SysEx.

My big thumbs up for SysEx support in Live/M4L

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Re: Sysex in/out in M4L devices - must have.

Post by fisk » Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:56 pm

+1

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