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Old 09-01-2011, 11:48 AM
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Default Anybody using a dedicated controller for macros?

Anybody with a dedicated controller ( Novation Launchpad, Korg Nanopad, a midi keyboard with pads etc... ) to launch macros programmed with Quickeys ( is that the only option for creating macros? )?
Could one somehow use another normal computer keyboard?

I was very impressed about the macro keys and possibilities on the Euphonics MC5 pro controller...so looking for something similar in simpler and cheaper form.

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Old 09-01-2011, 12:40 PM
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Default Re: Anybody using a dedicated controller for macros?

How about these:

http://www.keyboardmaestro.com/docum.../overview.html

http://piengineering.com/xkeys.php
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Old 09-10-2011, 04:24 AM
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Default Re: Anybody using a dedicated controller for macros?

I've used the XKeys professional pad for years. Superb piece of kit, massively speeds up workflow.
Map your Quickeys shortcuts to the pad, get a dymo label printer and name your shortcuts.
The tops of the keys are removable so you can label them.
XKeys make their own shortcut software too, but I didn't find it as good as QK's, it may have improved though.
You can map shortcuts to your own keyboard too with Quickeys.
The setup is a bit of a learning curve, Quickeys is a bit idiosyncratic and you have to program all the key combinations you want to use into the XKeys pad, but it pays off.
Happy Macro-ing.
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