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-This controller is a midi and audio class compliant device so it is compatible as-is with Linux, MacOS and Windows. However, on windows, the manufacturer ship an ASIO low-latency driver that can be found on the [[http://​www.reloop.com/​reloop-beatmix-4|Manufacturer'​s product page]]. +This controller is a midi and audio class compliant device so it is compatible as-is with Linux, MacOS and Windows. However, on Windows, the manufacturer ship an ASIO low-latency driver that can be found on the [[http://​www.reloop.com/​reloop-beatmix-4|Manufacturer'​s product page]].
-======Mixxx mapping description====== +
-===== Mixer Section =====+
  
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix2_mixer-section.png?​200|}} +Mapping ​for the [[reloop_beatmix_4|Reloop ​Beatmix 4]] should be compatible ​with this controller, but haven't been tested.
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-1. **MASTER** +
-Controls the master volume to your main sound system. This is a hardware knob, not controlled by Mixxx. +
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-2. **PHONES** +
-Controls your headphones volume. +
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-3. **CUE MIX** +
-Mixes the headphones CUE signal between your selected channel and the master output. +
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-4. **TRAX SELECT** +
-Use the trax select encoder to navigate through your song library. +
-see Trax selector below for detailed explanation on how to use it +
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-5. **TRACK LOAD** +
-Press 1 - 4 to load tracks on either channel. +
-Long press 1-4 to eject the selected deck. +
-These buttons are lit when a track is loaded into the associated deck. +
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-6. **FADER-START** +
-Press SHIFT + track load 1 - 4 to enable and launch a track using your linefader. (hardware function) +
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-7. **BACK** +
-push back button to switch Trax action between playlists (sidebar), tracks and PreviewDeck. See Trax section below for more explanation. +
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-8. **SAMPLER VOLUME** +
-Controls the master volume of the samplers. +
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-9. **LINEFADERS** +
-Controls your channel volume. +
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-10. **CROSSFADER** +
-Enables you to fade between your decks. +
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-11. **GAIN** +
-Adjust the gain for each deck. +
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-12. **EQ** +
-Tweak the high, mid or low frequencies when mixing your track. +
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-===== Trax selector and Back button ===== +
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix4_trax-selector.png?​0x200|}} +
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-The trax selector let you navigate through your library (playlist and tracks) as well as preview tracks. +
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-The trax selector has three modes : +
-  * In Track mode (the default one at launch), turning the trax selector will select tracks (one by one), turning with shift will select tracks faster (10 by 10). Pressing the "​Back"​ button will switch to Playlist mode and pushing the trax selector will load the selected track into the preview deck, start playing and switch to Preview mode. +
-  * In Playlist mode, turning the trax selector will select sidebar item (one by one), turning with shift will select sidebar item faster (10 by 10). Pressing the trax selector will expand/​collapse the selected sidebar item and pressing the "​Back"​ button will return to Track mode. +
-  * In Preview mode, turning the trax selector let you navigate through the track loaded in the PreviewDeck (faster with shift), pushing the trax selector play/pause the preview deck and pushing the back button return to Track mode. +
-===== Transport Section ===== +
- +
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix4_transport-section.png?​300|}} +
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-**PLAY/​PAUSE** +
-Press to launch and pause your track. +
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-**SHIFT + PLAY/​PAUSE** +
-This reverses the direction of the track playing. +
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-**CUE** +
-Cue sets a temporary CUE point. It is set by pausing the track and pressing the CUE button.  +
-Whilst the track is playing, press CUE to return to that point, where it will pause. +
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-**SHIFT+ CUE** +
-Takes you back to the start of your track. +
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-**CUP** +
-Pressing CUP takes you directly to your CUE point, starting playback instantly. +
-If no CUE point is set, it will jump to the beginning of the track. +
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-**SHIFT + CUP** +
-Changes the pitch range, cycling through 8%, 10%, 12% and 16% +
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-**SYNC** +
-Syncs the BPM and phase to that of the other track (if BPM is detected on both) . +
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-**SHIFT + SYNC** +
-Turn on master sync, keeping sync enabled +
- +
-===== Jog Wheel and pitch slider ===== +
-{{ ::Reloop-Beatmix4_JogWheel.png?​300|}} +
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix4_pitchslider.png?​0x200|}} +
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-Touch and move the jog wheel to scratch (either deck playing or not). +
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-When playing, use the side of the wheel, without touching the metallic platter, to temporarily bend the pitch (speed up/slow down playback). +
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-When the deck is not playing, using the side of the wheel let you quick search through your track. +
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-Hold SHIFT and turn the jog wheel to quick search through your track +
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-(shift ignores touch sensitive platter so holding shift and turning jogwheel is the same as using the side of the jogwheel). +
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-When a deck is playing, jog led will turn around (1 turn every 2 seconds). When track time left is below 30 seconds, jog leds will blink slowly, and when track time remaining is below 15 seconds, jog leds will blink quickly. +
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-The pitch slider let you adjust pitch. +
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-Pitch +/- buttons let you temporarily adjust the the speed one step higher/​lower +
-These buttons, when used with shift, let you control effects. See the effects section. +
-===== Effects Section ===== +
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix4_fx-section.png?​300|}} +
- +
-The effect section let you control the first to EffectUnits. +
-There is two effect modes implemented:​ +
-  * Single Effect mode (the default), where you can load a single effect in the EffectUnit and control the first 6 parameters +
-  * Multi Effect mode, where you can load up to three effects in each EffectUnit and control then with the superKnob +
- +
-|        ^ Single Effect mode ^ Multi Effect mode ^ +
-^ FX1    | Effect parameter 1 | Turn left to disable effect 1 | +
-^ FX2    | Effect parameter 2 | Turn left to disable effect 2 | +
-^ FX3    | Effect parameter 3 | Turn left to disable effect 3 | +
-^ Shift + FX1 | Effect parameter 4 | select effect 1 | +
-^ Shift + FX2 | Effect parameter 5 | select effect 2 | +
-^ Shift + FX3 | Effect parameter 6 | select effect 3 | +
-^ Beats turn | dry/wet knob | SuperKnob | +
-^ Beats push |  EffectUnit enable/​disable ​ || +
-^ Shift + Beats turn | Select Effect Chain | dry/wet knob | +
-^ Shift + Beats push |  Eject Effect Chain  || +
- +
-You can choose which deck you want to apply EffectUnit 1 and 2 by pressing Shift + Pitchbend- / Shift + Pitchbend+ on that deck (short press). +
- +
-To switch from Single Effect mode to Multi Effect mode, hold down shift and press Pitchbend- for more than a second to switch to "​Single Effect mode" or Pitchbend+ for more than a second to switch to "Multi Effect mode". The corresponding led will blink three times, indicating which mode you switched to. +
-===== Pad Section ===== +
-{{ ::​reloop-beatmix_pad-section.png?​300|}} +
- +
-==== Mode A - Cue points and Loops ==== +
-**Top Row 4 Pads - CUE Points**\\ +
-Press an unlit pad to set a new CUE point. +
-If it is already set, jump to this CUE point. +
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-**Top Row 4 Pads - SHIFT + PAD**\\ +
-Deletes CUE points. +
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-**Lower Row 4 Pads - LOOP**\\ +
-Press the pad to activate a loop. Loop length (in beats) is respectively 12, 4 and 8 beats. +
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-**Lower Row 4 Pads + SHIFT - LOOP ADJUST**\\ +
-Drum Pad 1 - Sets a loop length. Push to define loop start, release to define loop end.\\ +
-Drum Pad 2 - Shortens (half) the LOOP.\\ +
-Drum Pad 3 - Lengthens (double) the LOOP.\\ +
-Drum Pad 4 - Replays the LOOP. +
-==== Mode B - Samplers ==== +
- +
-Mode B let you control 8 samplers. +
-Top row is for sampler 1-4 and bottom row is for sampler 5-8, each sampler controlled by a pad button. +
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-Press an unlit pad to load the track selected in the library to that sampler. Pads are red when the sampler is loaded ​but not playing and purple when playing.  +
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-Press a red pad to play the sample from its cue point. Press a purple pad to jump back to the sample's cue point.  +
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-Press a purple pad with shift to stop a playing sample. Press a red pad with shift to eject a sample.  +
-==== Split mode ==== +
-Split mode is activated by pressing mode A and mode B buttons simultaneously. The two leds A and B are lit together. In this mode, to top row is configured in mode A, and the bottom row if configured as the top row of mode B. +
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-So in this mode, you can control 4 cue points and 4 sampler.+
reloop_beatmix_2.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/31 17:10 by sblaisot