making a dmx strobe flash from tempo/click track

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Aaron B
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making a dmx strobe flash from tempo/click track

Post by Aaron B » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:47 am

I have a COLORNIE generic usb to dmx512 connector and I would like to send a tempo pulse to a led dmx can so drummers can see the tempo. ideally I would like the on click to be a different colour to the next 3 clicks can any one advise me on the best way to set this up in live and max

chapelier fou
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Re: making a dmx strobe flash from tempo/click track

Post by chapelier fou » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:51 pm

No precise answer for your particular setup, but in my experience (and I believe any human), it's impossible to get an accurate feeling of the tempo with a flashing light.
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Kevin Hamler
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Re: making a dmx strobe flash from tempo/click track

Post by Kevin Hamler » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:55 am

Very easy with a MIDI>DMX converter. I'm using the DMXIS interface, which is especially easy as the lighting interface is a Live plug-in. Just send a measure of quarter notes to the lighting fixture.

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