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Is it possible to have audio input with midi output??

June 7, 2011 | 5:46 pm

Can someone help me? I need to use audio to trigger a midi note inside ableton live (maybe using bonk~?) but i can’t get a midi output to connect a synthesizer, is it possible?

Cheers,

Sérgio


June 7, 2011 | 6:47 pm

Yes it is very possible. Could you be more specific in where you are having trouble?

Nate


June 7, 2011 | 8:27 pm

well, in m4l i choose a plugin~ to audio in and midiout for…midi out but i can’t put a external synthesizer next to my m4l patch (ex. operator) in chain so it can receive midi…


June 8, 2011 | 10:31 am

m4l audio devices can’t have midi output. It’s a limitation imposed by Live.
But you can transmit midi via send/receive to a m4l midi device on another track where the synthesizer is on.
However, timing is not perfect (latency dependent on Live’s audio buffer size).


June 8, 2011 | 1:42 pm

Ok, i’ll try that way…thanks for the help.

Cheers


June 8, 2011 | 6:17 pm

You could try sending the MIDI out to MIDIYoke or something similar and then back into Ableton. Alternately have a look at http://koen.smartelectronix.com/KTDrumTrigger/ – it’s easy to use and give 3 triggers.


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