[ardour-dev] Controlling Ardour with Shuttle Xpress
S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Apr 14 23:50:26 PDT 2004
On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 10:21:42 +0300, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
> I'm starting to write a user space daemon for controlling Ardour with
> the Contour Shuttle Xpress audio/video controller. I would like to know
> what would be the best way to interface ardour. I'm working now on
> sending midi to the alsa sequencer, but if you have better suggestions,
> please tell me. Midi is probably the best, so that the controller (and
> others like it) could be used also to control muse etc.
> I'm trying to figure out the midi commands to send, I know how to
> stop/play, locate
> Stop: F0 7F 7F 06 01 F7
> Play: F0 7F 7F 06 03 F7
> Locate: F0 7F 7F 06 44 06 01 hr mn sc fr ff F7
I'm probably missing something obvious, but it seems like jack transport
would be better for that stuff?
> I'm interested in the following:
> Relative locate. For example "move 10 seconds forward"
> Arming the main record button
> Arming tracks
> Punch IN/OUT
> Varispeed controller (the thingamagcik in the upper left under "Edit"
> and "Windows")
But not these. If it were any other app, I'd be suggesting OSC at this
point, but frankly ardour has enough problems as it is :)
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