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Re: making the switch from Repeater to Ableton Live
Hey just to add in my experiances with this.
I have had a button on my FCB1010 that was supposed to mute all the tracks
(assuming that they are all on)I have found that this realry works as the
repeater seems to leave some tracks behing lets say it leaves track one on
this then creates a problem on the next push where it now changes those
are on , off and those that are off, on. I have kind ofincorporated this
a "randomized track" button because it works so badly.
if this discussion continues I may post some of my other bugs to see if
anyone has any ideas why they occur.
Phill (and his buggy repeater)
>From: Per Boysen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: making the switch from Repeater to Ableton Live
>Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 08:59:46 +0200
>Yes, I'v also noticed that sending the Repeater a group of midi messages
>from the FCB1010 by one button press is actually working a bit by random.
>It seams as the Repeater behaves differently depending on which order the
>mid bites do arrive and maybe the FCB send them out in different order
>depending on which bank was active before you pressed the "multi function
>button" (just my wild guess here).
>I like to use the EDP as midi clock master (both for Repeater and for
>Ableton Live) since I find the EDP rock stable. If everything else crash
>you can actually make a concert with only the EDP. So, in a way the EDP
>makes a good "emergency escape" (always running straight into the sound
>system and never through any other gear, sound card etc)
>All the best
>On Jun 21, 2004, at 7:44 AM, Zoe Keating wrote:
>>If you think of it it, write me, do.
>>I've spent a lot of time trying to make the crashes happen and thereby
>>deduce my error and have narrowed to 2 events that occasionally are
>>followed by a crash. Now, I've done my share of software debugging and
>>realize that there must be a crucial event that is hidden to me because
>>can't make the same sequence cause a crash every time.
>>In all cases controlling the Repeater with the FCB1010:
>>1) Sending a group of functions via one button press. The group
>>1 or 2 PC messages and 1 or 2 CC messages. And, everytime, that group
>>had RECORD in it. (If I remember. the one that I get to "crash" the most
>>frequently is RECORD + Set Feedback level to 80% + Pan Trk 1&2). If a
>>"successful" crash occurs, the metronome suddenly becomes audible (and
>>really, really, really loud!).
>>2) Using my midi pedal again to control the Repeater, I hit the MULTIPLY
>>function twice. The tempo of my already existing loop speeds up.
>>I have reprogrammed my FCB1010 to make sure I don't have anything hidden
>>in my patches.
>>I suppose an optimist (or software developer) would say that these
>>instances are really feature enhancements, because I get more
>>functionality than expected!
>>On Friday, June 18, 2004, at 06:19 PM, msottilaro wrote:
>>>I'll look into what I was doing. I just can't think of it when I'm not
>>>looking at the unit itself. It was something silly.
>>>On Jun 18, 2004, at 4:29 PM, loop.pool wrote:
>>>>Your problems, though, I will bet money are something you are doing
>>>>(as Mark says), so you might try i
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