[sdiy] MIDI CC with Pots

Roman Sowa modular at go2.pl
Tue Oct 7 08:55:29 CEST 2014

Considering that all DAWs/sequencers are fast as lightning, they will 
retransmit incoming CC no later than 5ms later, while scan rate of the 
synth pots may be in range of 20m, which is pretty fast anyway. So the 
repeated CC comes into the synth at the time when it thinks the value 
hasn't chnaged a bit, no matter how far you have moved thet pot during 
those 20ms, before next scan.

OTOH I agree that the elegant way (or rather most important rule in data 
centers for example) is to always keep one master/source of data, in 
this case SQ. With local-off synth knob becomes pure MIDI controller and 
change inside synth voice is performed depending on incoming MIDI only.
But when it's impossible to notice a difference, who cares if it's 
elegant or not.


W dniu 2014-10-06 17:21, Olivier Gillet pisze:
> So the action of every knob move will be performed twice - once
> internally through the synth; once through the MIDI > DAW > MIDI path.
> And by the time the CC gets back on the input, the knob might have
> moved past the initial value that has been sent as a CC.
> The solution is indeed a "local off" for pots.
> _______________________________________________

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