[Ardour-Users] Ardour + Midas M32

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Jul 21 18:22:43 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 9:13 PM, TheBlueSage <thebluesage at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have recently purchased a Midas M32 as a gift to myself for surviving my
> divorce ;) I have been able to set it up to allow me to do normal routing
> with 'in the box' mixes,  using the M32 for a kind of mastering approach. It
> sounds incredible! I have also connected ll the outs from my rayDAT to do
> 'out of the box' mixes, which also sound great.
> However, I want to use it as a full controller for the DAW, as I like the
> old fashioned ability to move multiple faders at once with both hands. The
> M32 has DAW Mackie and OSC control, but only moves the faders in the bank of
> 8 to the right (bus/matrix faders), not the multiple banks of 16 faders that
> are the normal channel faders (1 - 32).
> So, I am of the belief that I can actually set a control ID to each fader on
> the M32, and to each fader in Ardour. If that is true, then I simply need to
> map each DAW fader to the M32 fader. Could Someone point me in the right
> direction from the Ardour point of view? I am good with XML, and most
> scripting languages, but VERY rusty in C (think decades). I'd be very happy
> to hand over the results of the mapping so that no one else has to go
> through that process, I just need pointers ..

You would be much better off planning to Mackie Control. Ask for help
when you run into problems. Get it realtime, most days, European/US
Eastern day/evening time on IRC.

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