I like to record keyswitched sounds in my composer with the controller nanopad2 and HALion 4
How i must set this up ?
I add a midi module : key Switch Remote in the program tree for the sound ( example Alto Sax XXL )
Than i must give the key switch mode -> controller …cc messages
MIDI Controllers can be divided into two main types: those that are variable or continuous (like a knob) and those that are either on or off (like a switch). For example, a Sustain Pedal is simply a switch, so it can only be on or off, whereas Pitch Bend is described as a Continuous Controller because the actual position of the Controller is transmitted. In theory, MIDI could allow you to have up to 128 different Controllers working at the same time, but this is far greater than would ever be needed in practice. This being the case, the architects of MIDI have reserved Controllers 122 and upwards for selecting the various MIDI modes (Local On/Off, All Notes Off, Omni Off, Omni On, Mono On and Poly On). MIDI modes aren’t really Controller messages at all, but this just seemed like a convenient place for the designers to put them! (See ‘MIDI Modes’ box.)
The remaining slots are broken down into Continuous Controllers 0 to 63, Switch Controllers 64 to 95 and Undefined Controllers (free for future use) 96 to 121. + Midi modes( 122…12& )
So my nanopad2 controller is a switch controller midi message for the pads… i can use than one of the switch controller 64 to 95.
I attached a picture of the control surface of Nanopad 2 and it seesm that not only the triggerpads can be used for pressing the keyswitch keys in HALion4 ?
The workflow is that i use a another nanokey2 controller for recording notes in the composer
I choose a sound in HALion 4 ( as VSti)…and the right keyswitch … this keyswitch is than controlled by nanopad 2
Both controllers are working on midi in port… so working at the same time seems to be not possible?
So i can play the recorded notes, but can still not choose the right articulated sound
It seems that there is no way to record notes and choose the right keyswitch sound with two controllers…than the only solution is to use one controller what can do this both at the same time … right ?
Perhaps using the triggerpads in HALion 4 itself for articulated sounds !
I press a triggerpad and a choosen articulated sound is selected ready for playing/recording
Is it possible to hold on the pressed triggerpad…now i can see what articulated sound is choosen?
Let me try this out and working with 2 nanocontrollers at the same tim is no possible , because they share the same midi in port