Foot switch question—RJM Mastermind

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KVRist
190 posts since 25 Jul, 2010

Post Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:53 pm

Greetings. I want to assign functions to foot switches — launching clips, stop transport, and maybe turning some effects on and off. Simple stuff. My hands will be busy with a guitar.

My MIDI foot switch is an RJM Mastermind, which can send any kind of messages on any channel. I could do notes or CCs. How would you recommend I set it up, and how would you recommend I set up Bitwig—one of Moss’ settings or one of the generic MIDI setups? I do not want to write a custom controller script. I won’t be using it to play notes, so I could use it as a “remote” (to use the Live terminology).

TIA.

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KVRAF
2687 posts since 13 May, 2004

Post Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:56 pm

If you do not want to do a very specialised mapping on a per project basis you should use the Generic Flexi for the controller mapping.

KVRist

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190 posts since 25 Jul, 2010

Post Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:28 am

Thank you. A couple questions. It will be for one project which is basically a "set" that I can copy and edit as needed. It looks as though on "Generic Flexi" I have to manually map each function I want it to do. Is there really no way to plug in a MIDI controller, set it as a "remote" to control Bitwig and then MIDI learn?

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KVRAF
2687 posts since 13 May, 2004

Post Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:56 am

jsterne wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:28 am
Thank you. A couple questions. It will be for one project which is basically a "set" that I can copy and edit as needed. It looks as though on "Generic Flexi" I have to manually map each function I want it to do. Is there really no way to plug in a MIDI controller, set it as a "remote" to control Bitwig and then MIDI learn?
That is what I meant with "on a per project basis". You can add the generic Bitwig scripts or use the "User Parameter" functions in the Generic Flexi. Then right click on any parameter in Bitwig and choose MIDI learn.

KVRist

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190 posts since 25 Jul, 2010

Post Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:02 am

Perfect. Thank you, and thanks for all your work on custom scripts.

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