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LaunchSync Series

Sync Together Ableton Control Surfaces

Price £27.50

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

The LaunchSync Series  began life over the coffee table in the office of Novation, the team there had an idea of syncing together their LaunchPad family with the forthcoming LaunchControl XL. As we developed the idea it became apparent that everyone has a different view of what made the perfect performance set up, whether it be an Ableton Push based one or revolve around an APC40MKII  the same things became clear!

Developer: Isotonik Studios
Compatibility: Ableton Live 9.7.5+
OS: Mac & Windows
Min. Requirements: MaxforLive is Essential

Description

The LaunchSync Series  began life over the coffee table in the office of Novation, the team there had an idea of syncing together their LaunchPad family with the forthcoming LaunchControl XL. As we developed the idea it became apparent that everyone has a different view of what made the perfect performance set up, whether it be an Ableton  Push based one or revolve around an APC40MKII  the same things became clear, but better summed up in words by Peter Kirn of Create Digital Music..

“In live electronic music, the endless free expanse of the computer screen tends to run up against the limited ability of your brain to tell just which freakin’ track am I on, anyway? In the studio, it can be annoying. Live onstage, it can be train wreck-inducing.

Ableton Live’s Session View has for years exacerbated this problem. You can limit your options to eight (or even four) tracks. But that doesn’t always work. You might need more than eight tracks for particular routings of audio or MIDI. And unless you use Device Racks and chains, you’ll also need extra tracks to switch instruments.

The LaunchSync Series is a solution to that problem. Instead of all of your controllers going their own way and controlling different parts of Live separately, they can now move in tandem. So, rather than doing scrolling on multiple devices and squinting at the screen to see where the heck you are, you can navigate on one controller and everything else follows.”

CREATE DIGITAL MUSIC

So now we move to the second iteration of the LaunchSync Series, three MaxforLive devices to bring the ultimate performance set together…

LaunchSync PRO XL

  • Sync together up to 6 Control surfaces aligning their Ring Focus Boxes as desired
  • Bi-Directional Sync between Master and Slave
  • Have the Master Controller move via MIDI Mapping
  • Auto-Sync to the Highlighted Track or Scene, and offset the Ring to have the chosen track or scene in the middle of your controller
  • 4 banks of 24 Encoders that can be mapped to follow your Ring Focus Box dynamically
  • Define which tracks that will be excluded from Scene Launching
  • Bridge from Follow which can create Follow Actions for Scenes

LaunchSync Exclude

  • From a Master Controller launch scenes but Exclude specific tracks
  • 4 banks of 24 Encoders that can follow your Ring Focus Box dynamically
  • Move the Master Controller by MIDI Mapping, or Auto_Sync to the Highlighted Track or Scene
  • Bridge from Follow which can create Follow Actions for Scenes

OktoLooper

  • Set, Control and Manipulate the Loop Brace for the playing clips across 8 tracks
  • Synced to the Master Controller
  • Floating Window for visual Feedback

With compatibility for Ableton supported controllers including the Push 2, AKAI MIDI MIX, BCR 2000 etc. Please see the User Guide for further details…

Exclude Native Functionality

  • APC40 MKI, APC40 MKII, APCMINI
  • LaunchPad, LaunchPad S, LaunchPad MKII, LaunchPad MINI
  • LaunchPad PRO

2 reviews for LaunchSync Series

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    ndebello

    Maybe the best of all Isotonik tools, at least for me. Mandatory if you are playing alive with Ableton Live, in my opinion. When playing alive, the main problem is move around your tens of Tracks, knowing where you are instantly, and avoid messing with more than on MIDI controller. Solved with LaunchSync.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    bradr672004

    Great after-sales assistance and advice to help me sync my 2 Xone K2s. The support was prompt and very helpful, and I will certainly be a returning customer.

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LAUNCHSYNC SERIES USER GUIDE

Our Products are generally provided as Zip file downloads which in all cases will need to be extracted and saved to your hard drive prior to installation. Details on the different file type provided and what to do with them are below.

.alp Files – These are Ableton Live Packs and will install directly into the Packs Section of the browser of Ableton Live. When you double click on them you will see a pop up window asking you to confirm that installation is ok as the files are described as “Legacy”. This is fine and you are ok to proceed, the packs are created using the format for an earlier version of Live and so remain compatible with the current version.

.amxd files – These are individual MaxforLive Devices and can be stored anywhere on your hard drive. We’d advise creating a folder for them and then adding that folder as a location within the Places section of Lives Browser.

Control Surface Scripts – Please refer to the individual User Guides provided with your download, an abridged version of the installation will be shown further down this page.

ClyphX Pro – Please refer directly to the manual and installation video for this specific product.

Novation Circuit Packs – These are provided as individual Sysex Files and as a complete bank file. All are to be installed using a version of the Circuit Editor and not via Novations Components back up utility.

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