Hey there! I've been using my Push as my Live controller for a few months now and really enjoy it. It's taken over my workflow and become and instrument I feel comfortable on. However, Logic is my DAW of choice since I grew up with it and my workflow with it is extremely fast so I found my way to PXT-General. I'm really excited for it to up my workflow even more. I've run into some problems though. I've got PXT configured as per recommended in the manual and in this chat and Logic is seeing PXT-General for its MIDI Input Messages. However the push is still in chromatic mode and isn't running as it's supposed to?
Welcome to the forum. Are you using Push 2? If so, that wouldn't work as PXT-General is not compatible with Push 2.
If you're using the original Push, when you say that 'push is still in chromatic mode', are any of the pads lit up? If so, it sounds like Push and PXT-General are communicating correctly and that the issue lies in your environment settings in Logic. It's important that the virtual cables there are connected exactly as is shown in the first post of this thread.
Post by benguitarra on Oct 9, 2018 12:13:23 GMT -5
Thank you so much for the super fast response. I’m using my Push 1, it won’t let me send screenshots as their file sizes are too big for some reason but PXT General is set up as it should be but when logic goes on it’s not lighting up as should, runs chromatically, and sometimes plays multiple notes at once.
Then from within logic x, the original output of the ableton push controller needs to be silenced so only the new translated messages from PXT General are received, to achieve this the environment needs to be set like this:-
So, you just create a new monitor within clicks and ports, and attach the live user device to it, thus routing it away from the main sequencer input.
Post by benguitarra on Oct 9, 2018 19:36:15 GMT -5
This is the current Midi Environment within clicks and ports. I attached the user port to a monitor as stated to do but now the pads aren't lit up, im not even getting the chromatic notes from the push anymore. Weird??
The environment settings wouldn't have any bearing on pad LEDs. Are you sure that PXT-General is running?
In any case, it's hard to tell what's going on in the screenshot since the cables are laying on top of each other, but it's certainly not correct. As an example, Input View should not have two cables connected to it, just one, as in the image I quoted.
Everything looks okay there. However, if the pads aren't lighting up, something is going wrong somewhere. I'm not sure that it would shed any light, but please click the Create Log button on the MIDI Settings Editor in PXT-General to create a troubleshooting log and attach the results here.