Get current midi value

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Get current midi value

Postby awesomo » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:49 am

Hi,

is there a way to get the current value of a slider / knob etc?
This would be really useful for syncing mixxx to my controller. Currently when I start up mixxx, I need to twist all the knobs slightly to trigger the events to get the values. Perhaps there's a function in the midi object?
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Re: Get current midi value

Postby Be. » Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:37 am

This depends on the controller. Many controllers will respond to a certain MIDI message by sending the positions of all the knobs and faders. Unfortunately some controllers do not have this ability. I suggest looking the controller manual from the manufacturer to see if this is mentioned first. If it is not, you can observe the MIDI messages sent from another DJ software with some tools. You could also try asking the manufacturer for this MIDI code.
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Re: Get current midi value

Postby hlzhs » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:03 pm

Do you use a serato controller? If so, you can send the Serato SysEx message to which most controller reply with all currently set values: https://www.mixxx.org/wiki/doku.php/serato_sysex
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