Trigger Finger pitch-bending question.

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basscheck
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Trigger Finger pitch-bending question.

Post by basscheck » Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:56 pm

Can anyone tell me what I need to do to be able to play a note with Trigger Finger and pitch bend with the aftertouch of the same pad. If I go to MIDI-map that pad, it stops tranmitting note messages. I've tried to find how to do this in Enigma but as the name suggests, its not easy to decipher.
Anyone?
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Bierman
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Post by Bierman » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:20 pm

well that actual triger finger manual might help, you can dload it from the m-audio website.

I've got a trigger finger as well and I know what you mean bout Enigma!

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Post by mo-seph » Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:55 am

I've got a trigger finger; it's quite happy to transmit CCs and pitch bend as well as notes. In Enigma, you need to set the Note part of the pad to a note, and the cc section to something else (enigma is a ridiculously unfriendly piece of software to be releasing. It belongs in 1980 ;) ). Each pad has 3 options you can set, so you want to double click on the note section, set it to a note, then double click on the CC section, and set that to a controller.

You have to make sure in ableton that it learns the controller when you map it, and not the note - it may be easiest to assign another knob to the same controller and use that for learning.

Finally, if you're using Impulse, I found that lots of the parameters don't change over the course of a note (which of course sucks for aftertouch)

Good luck!

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Post by basscheck » Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:30 pm

Thanks mo-seph. Your response got me thinking and I realised I'd assigned notes to pads but then forgot to assign CC channels. They were all OFF! Now I'm in bending heaven.
Cheers.
MacBook 2.2GHZ 2GB, Live 6, Trigger Finger

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