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how to enable Korg native mode MIDI (padKontrol)


Dan
October 20, 2006 | 1:35 pm

Hi everyone,

Could someone tell me how to initiate native mode with a Korg padKontrol? I found a thread from a couple years ago (link below) discussing doing it with a microKontrol and I would suspect the same method would work to start native mode even though the specific controller messages would change. I know that I’ll need to use [sysex] but any other pointers or sample code would be appreciated.

http://www.cycling74.com/forums/index.php?t=msg&goto=32528&rid=0&S=b472dc7704f2d9b3672a6ff12f8608c1&srch=korg+native#msg_32528

thanks,
dan


February 25, 2007 | 1:13 pm

found a way to do jsut that.

my n00bish patch can be found at http://kpkproject.twoday.net/(and hopefully improved).

for background info on hacking the kpk see these discussions: http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=52710&highlight=padkontrol+lights
and http://www.thecovertoperators.org/archives/149#comments
the later covers a soon to come out commercial-version of a KPK hack.

P.S. i will soon post the Korg PAdkontrol Implementation on the kpkproject site.



f.e
February 25, 2007 | 2:21 pm


February 25, 2007 | 6:27 pm

Looking forward for this :)

On Feb 25, 2007, at 3:21 PM, f.e wrote:

> I have spent hours on my Kontrol49 and i have a full range of max
> objects to deal with it in native mode : full control of the led
> pads, naming of the lcd etc… I need to find to clean it up and
> i’ll then post a link to this very useful library. I’m also
> writting a kind of ‘monome’ app for my k49 pads, and it’s promising.
>
> If someone needs infos on how to talk to his korg in NM, just drop
> a mail because the communication is quiet the same with the k49 &
> the microkontrol, most only the header changes. So i guess it’s the
> same with the padK.
>
> f.e


February 25, 2007 | 7:27 pm

yes I know a few people who would love this!
On Feb 25, 2007, at 1:27 PM, klif wrote:

> Looking forward for this :)
>
> On Feb 25, 2007, at 3:21 PM, f.e wrote:
>
>> I have spent hours on my Kontrol49 and i have a full range of max
>> objects to deal with it in native mode : full control of the led
>> pads, naming of the lcd etc… I need to find to clean it up and
>> i’ll then post a link to this very useful library. I’m also
>> writting a kind of ‘monome’ app for my k49 pads, and it’s promising.
>>
>> If someone needs infos on how to talk to his korg in NM, just drop
>> a mail because the communication is quiet the same with the k49 &
>> the microkontrol, most only the header changes. So i guess it’s
>> the same with the padK.
>>
>> f.e
>

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f.e
February 26, 2007 | 4:11 am



f.e
February 26, 2007 | 10:13 am


February 26, 2007 | 9:29 pm

f.e. sent me his k49patch. posted it here: http://kpkproject.twoday.net



f.e
February 26, 2007 | 11:49 pm


February 27, 2007 | 10:58 am

bruno law wrote:
> f.e. sent me his k49patch. posted it here: http://kpkproject.twoday.net

The coll files are just text for probably three different colls but
without any hint to which named coll they belong where in the main patch…

I could assign two of them, but the first in the list???

Stefan


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f.e
March 1, 2007 | 9:15 am


November 15, 2008 | 3:42 am

here’s an interesting question which probabaly has a very obvious answer:

how can one send a receive data simultaneously with the Kontrol49 (or padKontrol)?

i’ve got native mode working in Max and I can send data and it reacts very nicely. however, any Kontrol49 input while in native mode doesn’t react, only Max input. in normal mode Kontrol49 input reacts but no Max input. how can i control both simultaneously?


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