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Old 06-09-2019, 03:52 PM
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Default What smaller(er) control surface for PT19?

The Avid Artist Control and S3 are super awesome but I just can't spend that much.

Thought about an old Digidesign Control 24 that's for sale locally but not sure how crippled it is having to work via HUI and the V-Control software. Can't get a good user review on that setup. It's on the large side as well.

Seriously considering an old Digi 003. If I understand it it's still 100% functional and the layout was always very good. If only it was expandable to 16 faders.

I could live with a Behringer X Touch and maybe a sidecar.

What do you guys recommend?
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Old 06-09-2019, 03:55 PM
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Seriously considering an old Digi 003. If I understand it it's still 100% functional and the layout was always very good. If only it was expandable to 16 faders.
I think you can expand it with a Command|8
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Old 06-09-2019, 04:12 PM
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D commands are dirt cheap. Small form factor.

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Old 06-09-2019, 04:35 PM
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D commands are dirt cheap. Small form factor.

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Never used one. Better than an 003?

Oh wait.. Was thinking of the Command 8.

Is the D Command still fully integrated or is it on the HUI/V Control language now?

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Old 06-09-2019, 04:44 PM
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Depending on what you want to do with the control surface, there are some apps for iPad and Android that are controllers. I used one for awhile with my Kindle Fire called TouchDAW that was pretty good. I only needed it for the big counter display, didn't use it for fader control, but it did have that. The app is no longer being developed I don't think but maybe it's still available. It was a whopping $5 to purchase.
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Old 06-09-2019, 06:39 PM
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Never used one. Better than an 003?

Oh wait.. Was thinking of the Command 8.

Is the D Command still fully integrated or is it on the HUI/V Control language now?
Full integration. I'm still on a d control. Icons still rock.

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Full integration. I'm still on a d control. Icons still rock.
... and need Ultimate?
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Old 06-10-2019, 01:39 AM
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... and need Ultimate?
I'm not sure if icons need ultimate. But that is what I use. It still works like it did on hd

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Old 06-10-2019, 10:05 AM
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Using a 1st-gen Faderport here. Does the job quite nicely.
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Getting something decent under $1,000 is going to be tough. If I were you, i'd get a Raven MTi 2. You can get a new one from Sweetwater with monthly payments and there are som used ones around for less than $700.
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