MIDI functionality

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  • #43289
    Ray Windsor
    Ray Windsor
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    Hey folks,

    thinking about aquiring an LP-16. For controlling my lightshow I also need the MIDI feature. Now a maybe stupid question, but please explain me someone: How does the MIDI sync to the different speeds of the audio tracks. Also can it reliably play back different meters such as 3/4, 4/4, 6/8 etc.

    Does it somehow automatically adjust the MIDI speed or does it just “play along” the midi file at the same speed as the audio tracks.

    #43434
    Dall Luhjcien
    Dall Luhjcien
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    It just play along the midi files synchronized with the audio tracks as you programmed them in your daw … you can also syncrhonize the midi file by hand by choosing positive or negative value of millisecond…. but that’s all.
    Oh, and it doesn’t control MIDI clock, unfortunately … this is so pathetic, but you can live without if you’re not using arpeggio, or controlling the tempo with an audio clic track (sub, 16th notes) to a CV input.§
    Correct me if I’m wrong

    #43606
    Ray Windsor
    Ray Windsor
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    Hey Dall,

    thanks for the input. Meanwhile I have got my LP16, but as expected the MIDI file plays along well, but it’s not at the same timing. Every song has a different speed and therefore it is offset each time. Not sure if the LP plays back at 120 bpm for standard or something. Anybody can help?

    I want to control my lightshow but if it’s not sync it sucks…

    #44261
    Libor K
    Libor K
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    Hello,
    I buyed LP16 two days ago so I made just first test. I export all audio tracks
    from my DAW (Sonar) and MIDI file. LP16 unfortunately doesn’t send MIDI clock
    to MIDI out but I’m using Program change and Tap tempo (CC80) for
    controling T.C. Electronic G-Major. When I played MT song on LP16 everything
    looks correct.

    #45804
    Morten Lunde
    Morten Lunde
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    Hi, Ray

    The tempo of the MIDI has to be 120bpm, which is the default tempo of the LP-16.

    Copy your files from your DAW project (in another tempo) and put them in a new project of 120bpm.
    Build your MIDI track in your new project and export to u-tool.
    Make sure all files start at the same location.

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