Wednesday, 28 November 2007

HOW-TO BASIC

Ableton Live!
  1. Insert midiCTRL to the new MIDI track.
  2. Create second MIDI track
  3. In second MIDI track set input to the first miditrack, and select "micron" at the pre/post fx options.
  4. Set "In" status to the second MIDI track.
  5. Set output of second track to your midiout.
If you need Midi Learn function in Ableton Live!:
  1. Set input of the first MIDI track to your MIDI-in.

Cubase

  1. Press "F11"Select "micron" in your VST instruments.
  2. Insert first MIDI track.
  3. Set "micron" to Input of the first MIDI track.
  4. Set output of the first midi track to your Synth.

If you need Midi Learn function in Cubase:
  1. Insert second MIDI track.
  2. Set input of second MIDI track to your remote MIDI-in.
  3. Set output of second MIDI track to "micron".
Fruity Loops


  1. Insert "micron" to the track.
  2. Set input port number to your preferred MIDI-in.
  3. Set output port number to your preferred MIDI-out.
Reaper
  1. Insert new track.
  2. Open track I/O options
  3. Set MIDI Hardware output, to your synth.
  4. Open track FX options
  5. Select "midiCTRL" in VSTi list.

Sunday, 25 November 2007

FAQ for Ableton Live!

With Ableton you need to use:

1) midiCTRL for Ableton
2) install virtual midi cables http://www.hurchalla.com/Maple_driver.html

3) install midiox http://midiox.com
setup midiox:
options->midi devices
select to in your virtual cables
select for out your sound card midiout
next:
view->midiport routing
make all your midi in by lines to midiout(just drag'n'drop).

4) go to Ableton
click "ctrl"+','
go to midi sync
set "sync" input to your sound card midi-in
"track" outputs to your virtual ports (maple 1,2).

5) open midiCTRL
set midiout to maple 3 or 4 midi out.
insert 1 audio track. set input to "Ext.In"

6) insert midi track with out to 1 of your free midiouts

PS. you can set delay compensation for midi track. FOR 100% sync with Micron.

Saturday, 24 November 2007

UPDATE

If you have some troubles with running midiCTRL ( i found it in Cubase SX3).
REMOVE folder "micron" from your vst folder.

UPDATE 24.11.2007

EXCELLENT NEWS!

TODAY midiCTRL for Alesis Micron get new version number: 1.1.0.1

Update info:

1) Now users don't need to install midictrl.dll
You can move it to anything location on your system, without install.

2) Setup mixer replaced for Tracking editor.
Setup mixer now free software. You can load it from our site. (soon).
http://www.midictrl.com/

3) Fix:

corrected work on the controller options with negative values.
OSC (shape, octave, semitone, pitch).
FX balance
FX dry / wet
FX abcdef parameters.
MOD level / offset parameters
ENV 2/3 sustain level
PRE/POST balance
FILTER 1/2 key/env


corrected LFO imports. It was importing in the opposite direction.
corrected imports for number of Unison voices.
corrected imports for FM type.

corrected work of FX 1/2 sections
corrected work env parameter of FILTER 1.

You can get demo from http://www.midictrl.com/ or buy it from our partners. (partners list on midictrl.com).

Best Regards, Alexander Merkulov

Wednesday, 21 November 2007

Update 22.11.2007

Fixed:

FX2 section: "A" parameter now working in two versions.

delay mono mode, with limit 680 ms.
delay stereo mode, with limit 340 ms.

demo dll update:
http://www.midictrl.com/midiCTRL_dll.zip

demo install, updated:
http://www.midictrl.com/midiCTRL.zip

Tuesday, 20 November 2007

Bugtrack 20.11.07

Fixed bugs:

FX2 section:

MIX parameter - don't work, as it is required.
a & time/tempo parameters - had failures at work, always changed values on tempo.

SETUP sysex bundle update.
Fixed fx remote bugs.
http://www.midictrl.com/update/DEFAULT_SETUP.syx