Midi CCs in transport control

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alexeu_sgr
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Hi, guys. So it goes like this:
I got akai mpk mini, it doesn't have innate transport controls.
But it has pads, which can send cc's.
How do I use them to control play/stop/rec/etc?
It works fine when I bind these to midi note events, but CC's are being ignored by transport.

Cheers, thanks.

paul
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It probably sends what we consider to be odd values for the CC's. We've recently changed how this works in the development version.

You can check this by using a MIDI monitor application (or the MIDI trace window in Ardour itself) to see what data is being sent.

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MIdi trace says:
Controller chn1 1e 00 when it goes off, and Controller chn1 1e /some value/ when it goes on.

alexeu_sgr
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MIdi monitor says CC 31(or other number for other pads), value /some\ ,

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What version of Ardour are you using?

alexeu_sgr
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5.11 I got a new laptop, installed fresh Ubuntu Studio and decided to switch to ardour. Dont sweat it, I put transport controls on notes and CCs work for group mute/solo.
Although on unrelated note - they work kind of strange, I'd prefer them to work like switches,but ardour uses non-zero input to switch mode, so its needed to press twice every time