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Stanton SCS.1m

Latest MIDI mapping & script files

Instructions for v1.9.0 & above

Stanton's DaRouter is not used with Mixxx 1.9.0 and up. Close it before starting Mixxx.

  1. Download the files below.
  2. Save the files into:
    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Mixxx\midi (technically %PROGRAMFILES%\Mixxx\midi)
    • OS X: /Applications/Mixxx.app/Contents/Resources/midi
    • Linux: /usr[/local]/share/mixxx/midi
  3. Turn the controller on.
  4. Start Mixxx
  5. Open Preferences
  6. Expand “MIDI Controllers”
  7. Select the “SCS.1m” device
  8. Click the Enable checkbox in the right pane
  9. Click the drop-down and choose the “Stanton SCS.1m” mapping
  10. Click OK and you're good to go. (The controller should initialize and light up.)

1.9.x mapping

Note: the controller is not yet natively supported in Linux. We have a plan to fix that in a future Mixxx version.

The latest official MIDI mapping and script file are in the 1.9 release branch and can be downloaded from here:

Instructions for v1.8.x & prior

See a walk-through video!

  1. Do the following depending on your OS:
  • Windows & Mac:
    1. Download & unpack the SCS.1m_thru DaRouter preset
    2. Start DaRouter and browse to where you saved the preset. Select & open it.
  • Linux, you'll need to install FFADO v2.1.
    1. Follow these instructions, just steps 1-3 and 5 to install FFADO from trunk (until v2.1 is released.)
    2. Run the libffado/tests/test-scs tool that will be built, then run Mixxx.
  1. Download the files below for your version of Mixxx.
  2. Save the files into:
    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Mixxx\midi (technically %PROGRAMFILES%\Mixxx\midi)
    • OS X: /Applications/Mixxx.app/Contents/Resources/midi
    • Linux: /usr[/local]/share/mixxx/midi
  3. Start Mixxx, open Preferences, choose Input Controllers, the “Stanton SCS.1m” mapping, and the “From SCS.1” device. Click OK and you're good to go.

1.7.x-1.8.x mapping

See a walk-through video!

The latest official MIDI mapping and script file are in the 1.7 release branch and can be downloaded from here:

Just drop them in the res/midi folder (see instructions above.)

1.6.1 & prior mapping

Mapping for use with Mixxx up to v1.6.1: stanton_scs.1m_1.60.midi.xml.gz Updated on May 23, 2009 to more closely match the mapping for 1.7.0

Using Mixxx 1.7.0 is strongly recommended as you will gain more functionality.

(If you get a Warning: No <midino> defined in MIDI map node: “control” just click OK.)

Notes

  • The middle two channel columns are for decks 1 & 2. (Left for 1, Right for 2)
    • The buttons above the gain knobs at the top are the headphone cues
    • The encoder knobs act as jog wheels
    • Pressing the encoder knobs toggles reverse playback
    • A & B are REWind and FastForward, respectively
    • The long button at the bottom is Play/Pause
    • The short circle button beneath that is Cue.
    • The pan knob isn't assigned to anything (Mixxx doesn't support channel panning)
  • Channel columns 1 & 4 control things for decks 1 & 2 respectively:
    • The circle button at the top syncs the song with that on the other deck (assuming the BPM detector worked correctly on both)
    • Pressing the encoder knob toggles the flange effect (rotating it does nothing)
    • A & B permanently lower/raise the pitch by 1%
    • The slider is the pitch slider
    • The long button at the bottom temporarily raises the pitch by 4% for as long as you hold it (pitch bend up.)
    • The short circle button beneath that temporarily lowers the pitch by 4% for as long as you hold it (pitch bend down.)
  • Channel column 4's knobs affect global parameters:
    • High = Depth
    • Mid = Delay
    • Low = LFO
    • Pan = Balance (master)
  • Global knobs (upper right) do as they're labeled, except Zone which does nothing.
  • BPM tap buttons are just below the global knobs. Left one is for Deck 1, right one for Deck 2. (Middle one does nothing.)
  • Bank Down and Up select between Library, Play Queue, Browse and Playlists.
  • Track select:
    • The big knob scrolls through tracks (only forwards at the moment)
    • The Cancel button scrolls backwards one at a time
    • Pressing the knob loads the selected track into the first stopped deck

You can change which mixer controls get mapped to what Mixxx functions just by editing the XML file. See the MIDI Mapping file format for details.

Quirks

(all are resolved in Mixxx 1.7.0)

  • The big track select knob only goes forwards
  • The channel jog knobs are backwards
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