Receive MIDI controll messages

    May 13 2014 | 9:05 pm
    I have been using MAX4Live for some time however I just bought MAX standalone and I wanted to create a patch that I can control using my MIDI controller. I assume [ctlin] is the correct object to use (?) but adding this to the patch it seems like nothing is received by the object. The controller is enabled in Options-> MIDI setup. Is there anything else that needs to be configured etc to get this to work?

    • May 13 2014 | 9:23 pm
      You can try this, if I am not misunderstood.
      You should be sure that you are receiving data from a desired port. Just double click on the [ctlin] object. You'll be able to see your devices as a list.
    • May 13 2014 | 10:08 pm
      Thanks. That worked fine. Not sure what I was doing wrong. Well well.. Can I ask if you please can advise what is the best practise for routing/binding the incoming message to a slider etc.
    • May 14 2014 | 2:45 pm
      From a midi device to a slider or vice versa?
    • May 14 2014 | 9:27 pm
      From a MIDI device to e.g a slider.
    • May 15 2014 | 7:00 pm
      I'd go for [ctlin] -> [scale] -> slider/whatever is necessary. [scale] can be used in exponential way with the last argument (ex. scale 0 127 0. 1. 1.) and I guess better to use with volume scaling.
    • May 15 2014 | 9:22 pm
      Great! Thanks for the advise:) Nice tip about the exponential parameter.