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Name/Version: Volca Beats JTCTRL 0.8.3
Author: J0J0  
Description: This is an extended edition of my Volca Beats Velocitizer.

* Everything that's MIDI-CC-controllable on the Beats can be controlled via the dial controls.

* The "4x4 MODE" switch moves Agogo and Claves to MIDI notes inide the 4x4 grid of the "first bank" of your MPC-style controller. No more switching to the next 16 pads!

* The "SEND STATE" button sends, as you probably have already guessed, the current state (duh!), of all dials to your Beats - Thus you can save the settings of your machine together with your Ableton Live project!

* The "BLOCKED" button is a weird one: It changes the "default loading behaviour" of Ableton Live projects containing M4L devices.
+ Normally whenever you are loading a Live project, all contained M4L devices "bang" out the settings of all their dials via MIDI - which means: immediately your Volca Beats sounds different - I don't like this behaviour, especially in live performance situations, so this M4L device initially prevents all data sending to the Volca Beats - it does not let MIDI through until you manually switch off the "blocked-mode"!
+ So basicaly the user has to first "unblock" the device with this button before it can be used! (The text "BLOCKED" has to be _unlit_) - This has to be done each time you load a Live project containing the JTCTRL device!

* And yes, certainly it makes your Volca Beats velocity sensitive, as long as it's controlled via MIDI notes, exactely like the Velocitizer does.

The device was developed around Mar to May 2018, since then I've used it regularly - It's tried and tested well, consider it stable! :-)

I am up for feature requests and suggestions!

Device Details

Downloads: 529
Tags drum, utility, hardware
Live Version Used: 9.7.6
Max Version Used: 7.3.4
Date Added: May 21 2019 09:40:57
Date Last Updated: May 23 2019 15:51:25
Average Rating (1) 5
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Device Files

Device File: Volca Beats JTCTRL v0.8.3.amxd


Awesome work mate. Best Volca Beats device, thanks.

Hi barryshort,
thanks for the kind words, glad you like it! If you have any feature suggestions, just tell me and I'll see what I can do.

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