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Why is MIDI still 8-bit?

MIDI does not use 8-bit values. It uses 7-bit values. Except where it doesn't, such as in pitch bend messages (14 bits), LSB controllers 32-63 (14 bits), or high-resolution velocity (14 bits). It ...
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MIDI vs USB keyboard controllers

If you won't be using it on stage or with other MIDI gear apart from a computer, a USB only on your keyboard controller should be okay. (Personally I find the connection more stable) Modern PC's ...
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What is the name of this device?

Looks like an Avid S1. Fader control surface or DAW controller would be some general search terms.
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Context specific MIDI routing (Ableton)

If you are using Suit download MAX4Live. Under Live API, the parameter called selected Device is what you need to tap. So essentially you'll be making one max patch to which u'll hard map your ...
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Is there a way to use a hardware DAW controller for stream / broadcast mixing

Answering this just in case someone is looking for something similar. I found a great solution that does exactly what I wanted: Synchronous Audio Router http://sar.audio/ Works perfectly for me, plus ...
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Is there a way to use a hardware DAW controller for stream / broadcast mixing

You should have look to Voicemeter : https://vb-audio.com/Voicemeeter/index.htm It manages streams between applications including ASIO applications (typically DAWs).
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MIDI, how to implement CC-65, C-5 and CC-84 and example?

The MIDI specification says: When a Note-On is received after a Portamento Control message, the voice's pitch will glide from the key specified in the Portamento Control message to the new Note-On'...
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Context specific MIDI routing (Ableton)

What I ended up doing for this is a bit hacky, but it works great. I counted how many synth plugins I needed to run at any given time. In my case, it's 3. I counted how many midi knobs I had to ...
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Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

My M-Audio Mobile Pre-USB is not recognized my Yosemite; I can get it to work by unplugging the usb cable and re-plugging it in but it's gone after the next restart. Cant find any updated drivers (yet)...
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Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

USB MIDI devices work with any OS if they are "class compliant". This is true for the Axiom 61, as well for almost all other USB MIDI devices.
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MIDI vs USB keyboard controllers

From what I have seen MIDI is a struggling technology but has a very practical and fundamental use hence why it has stuck around so long despite it being technologically old. If I were you I would not ...
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