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Old 03-24-2018, 07:39 AM
sjblack sjblack is offline
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Default MIDI controller pickup

Hey, everyone, I need help, please! Hopefully I explain this correctly. Unfortunately, right now I don't have motorized fader controls. I recently got the Korg nanoKontrol Studio to give me a few fader/slider knob controls. In Logic Pro there's a pickup mode setting specifically for this issue.
This forces the fader in the DAW to stay put until the fader on the control surface reaches the same level. This is to prevent jumps in levels when you just need to tweak them a bit. This is an issue when moving the controller to different tracks with different levels. I read somewhere that Pro Tools has built in pickup support however it doesn't seem to be working. Every time I move a fader on my nanoKontrol the faders jump in Pro Tools before I actually reach the level I have set in Pro Tools. Does the Korg nanoKontrol not support this feature or is there a setting that I have to enable in Pro Tools?

I appreciate all responses in advance.
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Old 04-10-2018, 08:31 AM
albee1952 albee1952 is offline
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Default Re: MIDI controller pickup

Even if it does, its going to be a disappointing user experience. If budget doesn't allow for better, the Behringer BCF2000 might be worth a look. Otherwise, I would be looking at The Presonus Faderport8, a used Avid Artist Mix(maybe combined with an original Faderport). The original Faderport is a dandy little box and has a motorized fader, transport buttons, and automation select and gets plenty of use here(for the last 9 years). I bought a package of Artist Mix and Transport, and ended up selling the Transport(too many unlabeled buttons). There are some other options, depending on your budget($400-$5K)
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