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Drum Kit Designer Midi mapping

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schlaba Calculating status...
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Aug 7, 2013 11:53 AM

I was searching for midi mapping possibilities within Drum Kit Designer in Logic Pro X, but unfortunately with no success.

 

I´m using Drum Kit Designer with a Roland V Drums Kit and would like to map/change drum sounds from Drum Kit Designer to an extra drum pad that I´m using.

 

Any suggestions would be very appreciated.

 

Cheers

  • CCTM Level 6 Level 6 (8,550 points)
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    Aug 7, 2013 12:01 PM (in response to schlaba)

    Hi

     

    There does not seem to be any way of altering the drum/note mapping directly in Drum Designer (other than the 3 pre-configured maps).

     

    You could open the Instrument in the EXS24 and alter note sample mapping in there, or you could use a real-time Transformer (or a Mapped Instrument) object in the Environment to do the re-mapping

     

     

    CCT

  • CCTM Level 6 Level 6 (8,550 points)
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    Aug 7, 2013 12:20 PM (in response to schlaba)

    Hi

     

    yep.... but you could still modify the incoming MIDI to the Drum Kit Designer mapping either using a real-time Transform, or the Mapped Instrument object in the Environment.

     

    You could probably do it via the new MIDI Scripter plugs too.

     

     

    What do you need to remap to what?

     

     

    CCT

  • CCTM Level 6 Level 6 (8,550 points)
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    Aug 7, 2013 9:53 PM (in response to schlaba)

    Hi

     

    A realtime Transformer is an Environment object that can process MIDI data in realtime to do all sorts of handy things.

     

    In principle, you need a few bits of information to do what you want:

     

    Which MIDI notes do your drum pads transmit (particularly the one you want to re-map)?

     

    Which MIDI note will trigger the sound you want this pad to play (A#3?)

     

    Then create a Transformer object in the Clicks and Ports Layer of the Environment to convert the incoming pad note to the desired (Shaker) note

     

    In this example, the Transformer converts C2 to A#3 notes.

     

    Drum Remap.jpg

     

    You will need to uncable this setup to work 'conventionally' say with a MIDI keyboard.

     

    If you need to do more re-mapping at the same time, it could be easier to use the Mapped Instrument object.

     

     

    CCT

  • Les G Calculating status...
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    Sep 3, 2013 1:02 PM (in response to schlaba)

    Hey, I was just wondering why not re-map it in the drum brain?  I have a TD10 kit and I think you can reassign everything there.

    Just a thought.

    Les

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