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MarkyGoldstein
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Which controller?

Post by MarkyGoldstein » Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:48 pm

Sorry for asking again ;->:

Which controller is currently very good for Live?

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Post by Affiliation » Tue Aug 01, 2006 12:43 am

haha
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well it depends......

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Post by Jaberwookie » Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:01 am

holy shit - are those things real?

where can I find out more?
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Post by Lo-Fi Massahkah » Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:07 am

Hmmm... Funny, I guess!

Nah, those aren't really in production for the masses (yet?).

I like the BCR and BCF by Behringer. Some swear by their UC-33 by M-Audio. Yet others like the Novation Remote range. Read up on them. Try them at your local supermarket. Get a friend to buy one.

-Mikael

MarkyGoldstein
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Post by MarkyGoldstein » Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:20 am

What do you control with the BCR? (I have one...)
Filters?
Volume?
Clip Start & Stop?
Mute?

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Post by paddypaws » Tue Aug 01, 2006 9:04 am

MarkyGoldstein wrote:What do you control with the BCR? (I have one...)
Filters?
Volume?
Clip Start & Stop?
Mute?
yip and more, got one a year ago and i'm very happy with it
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Post by Lo-Fi Massahkah » Tue Aug 01, 2006 9:06 am

MarkyGoldstein wrote:What do you control with the BCR? (I have one...)
Filters?
Volume?
Clip Start & Stop?
Mute?
Yep. Anything that I'd like to control. Song specific. My BCF is more setup like a mixer - kind of...

-Mikael

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Post by svrider1000 » Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:47 pm

I use a combination of my M-Audio Trigger Finger, Radium 49 and Alesis Photon X25. I mostly use the X25 and its xyz controler with Simpler and also use it on the Freq, Res and fader controls. Some may not like the Photon X25 but I am finding the xyz controller to be more useful each day. The Trigger Finger is great for contolling my impulse sounds and the Radium works great for my vst synths. I can take these 3 things anywhere and use them with my laptop and just plug the Photon X25 into anyones mixer and I am up and running. I heard of a lot of people having problems with their Photon ASIO drivers but mine worked fine once I moved it off of my USB hub and gave it its own usb port on my Laptop. Oh yeah I also use the Photon to control my transport setting and to start and stop sessions. Sometimes I only use the X25 and it is enough for what I am doing.

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Post by DeadlyKungFu » Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:32 pm

MarkyGoldstein wrote:What do you control with the BCR? (I have one...)
Filters?
Volume?
Clip Start & Stop?
Mute?
In one BCR preset I have:
Scene scroll up/down
scene launch
quantise
bpm
solo level
master level
A/B fader
loop on/off
metronome on/off

8 tracks of:
Faders
Pans
EQ3 (3 controls each)
EQ3 on/off
solo
track launch
solo
A/B assign

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Post by Dr Dub » Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:40 pm

I will buy a BCR soon, MANY people here seem to be very happy with it, and
there are many knobs. With the endless Encoders, you can make REAL use of
different Presets, without jumps in Parameters.

The Remote series looks like fun, and Automap is a good idea, but:

1. I doubt that it covers all my personal (i want it Me-mapped) requests

2. Is it just me, or is this thing SO expensive ??? I mean, have you touched it?
it's as plastic as something can be, the keys seem ok, but the Faders, encoder
and Drumpads ???

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Post by jonpaul » Wed Aug 09, 2006 4:12 pm

Go to www.ucapps.de for info on building your own. I did. But its taking blooooooooooooody ages :-)
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Post by acroberts » Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:44 pm

DeadlyKungFu wrote: In one BCR preset I have:
Scene scroll up/down
scene launch
quantise
bpm
solo level
master level
A/B fader
loop on/off
metronome on/off
DeadlyKungFu - new BCR owner here - care to make your live and/or BCR templates available?

-drew (acroberts at gmail dot com)

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Check this out

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Post by RobertX » Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:56 am

This thing looks pretty cool...

http://146.186.186.101/~bcrabtree/monome40h.mov

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