Use 2 Akai APC mini

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Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by jamiethedj123 » Sat Apr 16, 2016 7:52 pm

Hi is it possible to use two APC Mini midi controllers to control QLC. So all the buttons on both controllers work independently.
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Re: QLC Midi

Post by janosvitok » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:07 pm

Most probably yes. They will show as two MIDI ports. Assign each one to separate universe and everything else is as usual.
Do NOT use those two universes for anything else (like DMX output) unless you know what you are doing!

Example:
Universe 1: lights - output
Universe 2: apc #1 input + feedback
Universe 3: apc #2 input + feedback

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Re: QLC Midi

Post by jamiethedj123 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 7:46 am

ok cool i will try that

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by antoinelgh » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:45 am

So have you tried it?
I want to do the same thing because last time i was short on buttons.

I also had a problème with usb connection. once an hour QLC froze because of the usb driver in windows 10 i suspect.

anyone have the same problem?

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by rudi » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:53 am

Same issue here. QLC suddenly freezes with the akai.
You have to disconnect, restart Qlc and reconnect. After this everything is normal.
Win10 problem I think.

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Rudi

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by DESIGNFactory » Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:21 pm

Donne some testing as described in this thread yesterday
viewtopic.php?p=46864#p46864

it seems to be caused by rapid slider movement on the APCmini

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by sbenejam » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:35 pm

DESIGNFactory wrote:Donne some testing as described in this thread yesterday
viewtopic.php?p=46864#p46864

it seems to be caused by rapid slider movement on the APCmini
I have done some tests with two nanokontrol2 with QLC+ running in Xubuntu 16.04. I think this is a Windows 10 problem.
Can you share your workspace to do more tests on my system.

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by DESIGNFactory » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:47 pm

File attached

though i tested on 2 windows 7 systems (32 & 64 bit)
and the laptop i use on shows with windows 10 64bit
all systems show the same errors....

thanks, any help is deeply appreciated :)


note: one way to avoid the crash is to NOT send feedback to controler .
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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by sbenejam » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:56 pm

DESIGNFactory wrote:File attached

though i tested on 2 windows 7 systems (32 & 64 bit)
and the laptop i use on shows with windows 10 64bit
all systems show the same errors....

thanks, any help is deeply appreciated :)


note: one way to avoid the crash is to NOT send feedback to controler .
Can you posst MH2 Wash fixture definition?

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Re: Use 2 Akai APC mini

Post by DESIGNFactory » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:06 pm

the fixture definition was made by me....a first attempt but later was modified by another user
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