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Old 10-11-2019, 08:38 AM   #1
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Arrow X-Touch-mini with Motor-Fader simulation

The X-Touch-mini is well prepared to simuate Motor-Faders with its endless encoders and LED circles.
After many wrong attempts here a successful solution for feeding back the track volume and track mute states back to X-Touch-mini, so that changes made in reaper GUI are reflected at the controller LEDs, just like one would expect from motor faders.

What is this setup useful for?
Cheap "motor faders"-like performance for Reaper with X-Touch-mini.
Move 16 Channel Faders in Reaper via the 8 Encoders in X-Touch-mini Layer A, plus 8 Encoders in Layer B
Move 16 Channel Faders in Reaper via mouse and feed the values back into the Encoders in X-Touch-mini, represented by LED circles
Set Mute-State in 16 Channels via Controller or Reaper-GUI, state sync in both directions
Master-Volume-Fader (no LED-Feedback inbuilt, hence no "motor-fader-like" behaviour on this one fader possible.)
Transport buttons mapped.

Installation steps:
1)
Install X-Touch-mini Editor for Windows V1.21
https://www.behringer.com/Categories...oogtrans(en|en)

2)
Load provided
XTouch-mini_LayerA-absolute-fan-togglebuttons-and-transport.bin
into the Editor and press the button "Dump A"

Load provided
XTouch-mini_LayerB-absolute-fan-togglebuttons.bin
into the Editor and press the button "Dump B"

3)
Download ReaLearn 1.7.1
https://www.helgoboss.org/projects/r...etting-started

4)
Install the DLL to:
REAPER\UserPlugins\FX\ReaLearn\ReaLearn.dll

5)
Open or create in Reaper a project with 16 audio tracks
Create a 17th track via Track - Insert virtual instrument on new track ...
Choose: VSTi: ReaLearn (Helgoboss)

6)
In the FX-Window of ReaLearn press the [+] button - Import preset library ...
choose provided
Realearn_Preset_XTouch-mini-Tracks-Mute-Volume-Transport.RPL
After import select the new preset from the drop-down-list
"Realearn_XTouch-mini-Tracks-Mute-Volume-Transport"

Test if Volume Encoders on X-Touch-mini controller will move the Track faders in Reaper
Test if the movement of Track faders in Reaper feed back their values to the LED circles of the X-Touch-mini Encoders
Test the Mute buttons on the controller and in Reaper, are they synced?
Test the Transport buttons to interact with reaper. (here LED transport state feedback may have still few issues)
Attached Files
File Type: zip xtouch-mini.zip (6.0 KB, 20 views)
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Old 10-11-2019, 11:40 AM   #2
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Thanks a lot for sharing all that. I have failed several times trying to do that and will sure try your solution!
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Old 10-12-2019, 02:17 PM   #3
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I had to remap some things in realearn (for some reason, everything was mapped to tracked 1)
But now it works nicely.
With just the exception of the play button light feedback witch do not seem to follow play state but thats not an important feature at all.
Thanks a lot!
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Old 10-13-2019, 02:49 AM   #4
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Good to know the results are reproducible, even including the
> LED transport state feedback may have still few issues)

So the last 5% improvement are now a community effort. :-)
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