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vestax_vci-300 [2012/08/24 16:52]
tapir Fixed PITCH SHIFT codes (undo of previous changes)
vestax_vci-300 [2016/04/06 00:43]
be.ing
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-====Vestax VCI-300 ​DJ Controller====+====Vestax VCI-300====
 {{:​vci-300-product-shoot.jpg?​400|}} Image (c) [[http://​www.vestax.com|Vestax]] {{:​vci-300-product-shoot.jpg?​400|}} Image (c) [[http://​www.vestax.com|Vestax]]
 +  *[[http://​mixxx.org/​forums/​viewtopic.php?​f=7&​t=2596|Forum thread]]
 +  *[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20101014111448/​http://​www.proaudiostar.com/​vci-300-mkii-in-depth-review|ProAudioStar review]]
  
 The VCI-300 is a dedicated USB MIDI controller. It also comes with a built in audio interface with standard 4-in/4-out and headphone connection, which means all you need for DJing is the VCI-300, a laptop and a set of headphones. The VCI-300 is a dedicated USB MIDI controller. It also comes with a built in audio interface with standard 4-in/4-out and headphone connection, which means all you need for DJing is the VCI-300, a laptop and a set of headphones.
  
-Product Page: [[http://​www.vestax.com/​v/​products/​detail.php?​cate_id=117&​parent_id=8|www.vestax.com]]+Vestax went out of business in 2014.
  
-In depth-review: ​[[http://​www.proaudiostar.com/​vci-300-mkii-in-depth-review|www.proaudiostar.com]]+In depth-review: ​
  
-===Differences VCI-300 ​to VCI-300MKII===+=====Differences ​between ​VCI-300 ​and VCI-300MKII=====
  
 In 2010 Vestax made changes to the original VCI-300 that improved the controller. In 2010 Vestax made changes to the original VCI-300 that improved the controller.
-AFAIK there were __no__ changes in the Midi mapping.+AFAIK there were __no__ changes in the MIDI mapping.
  
   - **Volume Boost (Gain Boost)**   - **Volume Boost (Gain Boost)**
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     * 1/8 inch headphone connection along with standard 1/4 inch connection.     * 1/8 inch headphone connection along with standard 1/4 inch connection.
  
-===Vestax VCI-300 Midi mapping for Mixxx=== +====== ​Mapping description ​======
-Mixxx 1.10 currently does not support the VCI-300 out of the box . +
-However there are ongoing efforts to get it working, check the Mixxx forum for more informations:​ [[http://​mixxx.org/​forums/​viewtopic.php?​f=7&t=2596]]. +
-The mapping for Mixxx should closely resemble the original ( see MIDI table below) to make transition to Mixxx easier. +
- +
-===Vestax VCI-300 Midi map===+
 {{:​vestax-vci-300-overview.png?​800|}} {{:​vestax-vci-300-overview.png?​800|}}
  Image (c) [[http://​www.vestax.com|Vestax]]  Image (c) [[http://​www.vestax.com|Vestax]]
 +
 +Mixxx 1.11 support the VCI-300 out of the box. The mapping for Mixxx closely resemble the original to make the transition easy.
 +
 +[[http://​www.mixxx.org/​forums/​viewtopic.php?​f=7&​t=4021&​p=20070#​p20070|Version 2013-10-12]]
 +| #  ^  KEY  ^  FUNCTION ​ ^
 +^ 01 | Pitch Slider | Adjusts playback speed.|
 +^ 02 | Auto Tempo | Toggle quantize (1.11.0: Trigger beatsync) |
 +|    | Shift + Auto Tempo | Trigger beatsync (1.11.0: Toggle quantize) |
 +|    | Scroll + Auto Tempo | Tap BPM. When taped repeatedly, adjust the tracks BPM to the tapped BPM.|
 +^ 03 | Keylock | Trigger beatsync |
 +|    | Shift + Keylock | Reset pitch to 0.00% (quartz) |
 +^ 04 | Pitch Shift | Pitch bend |
 +|    | Shift + Pitch Shift | Fine tune playback speed +/-0.01 |
 +^ 05 | Cue [1-3]/In | Set/​Activate Hotcue ​ |
 +|    | Shift + Cue [1-3]/In | Delete Hotcue ​ |
 +^ 06 | Scratch | Toggle scratching on jogwheel |
 +^ 07 | Out 1/Loop | Set manual loop in point |
 +|    | Shift + Out 1/Loop | Clear loop point |
 +|    | Out 2/Loop | Set manual loop out point |
 +|    | Shift + Out 2/Loop | Clear loop point |
 +|    | Out 3/Loop | Enable/​disable loop |
 +^ 08 | Shift | Holding shift engages shift functions of many of the buttons, secondary functions are printed inside a grey box. |
 +^ 09 | Trim | This controls the volume of the track before it goes to the EQ and fader. |
 +^ 10 | Censor | Temporary play backwards while pressed, resumes from where the playhead would have been if the button was not pressed |
 +|    | Shift + Censor | 1.11: Toggle reverse playback. Pressing Censor again during reverse playback, will return to normal playback. |
 +|    | ::: | 1.12 (work in progress): Enable/​disable effect unit with preselected //Filter// effect. The filter parameter is controlled with the Mid EQ knob next to the button. |
 +^ 11 | Auto Loop | Enable beatloop of the current beatloop value (default: 4 beats) for tracks that have BPM calculated |
 +|    | Shift + Auto Loop | Enter/Exit beatloop roll |
 +|    | Scroll + Auto Loop | Reset number of beats to 4 if beatloop not active |
 +^ 12 | Equalizers | Adjust the gain of the high/​mid/​low EQ filter. |
 +^ 13 | Half | Halve loop length |
 +|    | Shift  + Half | Jump to start of track (while paused) |
 +|    | Scroll + Half | Seek backward (while paused) |
 +|    | Double ​ | Double loop length |
 +|    | Shift  + Double | Jump to end of track (while paused) |
 +|    | Scroll + Double | Seek forward (while paused) |
 +^ 14 | Master Level | This knob controls the overall output of the VCI-300, ensure this is right down before running the software. |
 +^ 15 | Monitor Select ​ | Controls the balance in the headphones between the mix output and the PFL headphone cue |
 +^ 16 | Monitor Volume ​ | Controls the volume of the headphones. |
 +^ 17 | Cue  | If a cue point is set, jumps to the cue point when pressed. |
 +|    | Shift + Cue | Set the cue point (while playing), clear the cue point (while paused), jump to beginning of track (if no cue point is set) |
 +^ 18 | Play | Start/Pause playback |
 +|    | Shift + Play | Stutter Play |
 +^ 19 | Crossfader | Fades between the left and right channels. |
 +^ 20 | Input faders ​ | Control the volume of their respective tracks. |
 +^ 21/23 | PFL A/B | Sends the left/right deck to the headphone mix. |
 +|    | Shift + PFL A/B | Load selected track into the deck (while paused) and switch PFL to this deck |
 +^ 22 | Scroll + Jogwheel | Scroll playlist (while paused) |
 +^ 24 | Cursor Up/Down | Scrolls to the next/​previous track in the track table. |
 +|    | Cursor Left/Right | Switches to the next view (Library, Queue, etc.) |
 +|    | Tab | Toggles (expands/​collapses) the currently selected sidebar item. |
 +^ 25 <​sup>​1</​sup>​| Jog (platter touched) | Track search (while paused when scratching is disabled) |
 +|    | ::: | Pitch bend / nudge (while playing when scratching is disabled) |
 +|    | ::: | Scratch (when scratching is enabled) |
 +|    | Jog (outer rim) | Pitch bend / nudge |
 +|    | Shift  + Jog | Fast track search (while paused) |
 +|    | Scroll + Jog | Scroll playlist (while paused) |
 +
 +<​sup>​1</​sup>​ changed in Mixxx v1.12.0\\
 +
 +===Vestax VCI-300 factory Midi map===
 +
 +The VCI-300 ships with the Serato Itch DJ software with assignments as follows:
 +
 | ^ Deck ^  MIDI STATUS TYPE  ^  MIDI CHANNEL ​ ^  MIDI NOTE SEND  ^  MIDI NOTE RECEIVE (LED)  ^  KEY  ^ FUNCTION ( according to the official Vestax Manual )^ | ^ Deck ^  MIDI STATUS TYPE  ^  MIDI CHANNEL ​ ^  MIDI NOTE SEND  ^  MIDI NOTE RECEIVE (LED)  ^  KEY  ^ FUNCTION ( according to the official Vestax Manual )^
 ^ 01 |  A  |  Control Change ​ |  1  |  0x0D + 0x2D  |  none  |  PITCH SLIDER ​ | Adjusts playback speed.| ^ 01 |  A  |  Control Change ​ |  1  |  0x0D + 0x2D  |  none  |  PITCH SLIDER ​ | Adjusts playback speed.|
vestax_vci-300.txt · Last modified: 2016/04/06 00:43 by be.ing