Mackie MCU Pro
Preparing your device for Ardour
It's important to set your Mackie MCU Pro to the proper mode to work with Ardour: Mackie Control.
To do it turn off your control surface.
Press and hold channels 1 and 2 Select button while turning on the surface control again.
The display will show the 3 modes of operations supported by Mackie MCU Pro:
- Mackie Control - selectable by pressing V-Pot 1
- Logic Control - selectable by pressing V-Pot 4
- HUI - selectable by pressing V-Pot 8
Press V-Pot 1 to set it to Mackie Control mode.
Connecting your device
As several other control surfaces, Mackie MCU Pro requires the snd_usb_audio driver. Connect your control surface to your conputer through a proper USB cable and turn it on. If your Mackie MCU Pro isn't listed with
your installation is probably missing the snd_usb_audio driver. Check to see how to enable it in your distribution.