[ardour-dev] More on MMC
Christopher K. George
ckg at YaleSDA.org
Tue Apr 5 07:03:35 PDT 2005
I'm seeing similar activity. I am using an MCS3800. Haven't had enough time
at the studio to check into it much though.
On Mon, 4 Apr 2005 20:01:39 -0400, Joe Hartley wrote
> Yesterday I had a great session recording my son's band. 6 tracks
> recording at once, and I used the BCF to mis on the fly, which was a
> lot of fun.
> As I started into the mixing process, though, I am finding some very
> odd things about using the BCF with Ardour. Certain functions seem
> to come and go! Most noticable is when the MMC controls for Play,
> Stop and Locate 0 stop working. I also seem to lose the mappings
> for solo and mute, but rarely lose the fader mappings.
> At one point, I was absolutely unable to re-map a button to the solo
> for a track. I'd get the "operate controller" message, but despite
> repeated presses of the button, I couldn't get it to map. I'd
> thought perhaps I'd lost all MIDI functions, but at that point I had
> MMC control and could play and stop using the BCF!
> As I write this and muck about with the BCF, I just had a panner in
> Ardour refuse to bind to a knob. I fiddled with another channel's
> panner, and it worked fine. Then I tried to bind the first channel
> again, and it took it with no problem!
> It's very strange - sometimes the controls work, sometimes they
> don't. They'll come and go in the same session at times!
> Any ideas, or clues on what I should try to do to debug this?
> Also, the "follow playhead" state does not seem to be saved. I have
> to turn it on every time I open the session. Minor, but I'm pretty
> sure that used to work.
> Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh at brainiac.com
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