[ardour-users] Control surfaces

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Mon Jun 7 12:13:34 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 03:13:12PM -0400, Them wrote:
> Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > > Actually, I was looking also at the Contour Shuttle Pro (which I can 
> > get > a discount since I have a registered version of Cakewalk) and some 
> > of > the M-Audio controllers, which are all USB (and cheaper than the JL 
> > > Cooper products).  Do you have more information on their support under 
> > > Linux?  I couldn't find any via the Linux USB site.
> > 
> >The shuttle pro is a different class of product, and the support
> >for that with linux/ardour is called sxpress, and was recently written and 
> >available
> >here:  http://www.helsinki.fi/~stsavola/software/
> Cool, thanks.
> >As for the m-audio stuff and other midi-like devices see the other
> >posts here.  I'm a little confused as to the scope of the interfaces
> >you are interested in, as m-audio doesn't appear to make control
> >"surfaces" or transport control devices.
> They do, under the Evolution brand-name:
> http://www.m-audio.com/index.php?do=products.list&ID=evolutioncontrollers
> I'm not really looking at those anyway.  Right now I am just window 
> shopping before making a decision, and want to make sure what I decide 
> is going to be supported.

I was curious about those too.
AFAICT from a bit of googling, the Evolution stuff should "just work".


Paul Winkler

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