Remapping drum pads MIDI notes

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Remapping drum pads MIDI notes

Post by 642carl » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:28 pm

I'm trying to use my Alesis DM6 electronic drums to trigger the drum pads in Cubasis.
However the DM6 does not allow me to change the MIDI Note value that is transmitted.
How can I re-map the pads in Cubasis to respond to different Note values?

Right now some of the pads are mismatched with the electronic kit, oddly enough in Garageband, the pads do match the kit

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Re: Remapping drum pads MIDI notes

Post by LSlowak » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:16 am

Hi 642carl,

Having loaded an internal Cubasis drum kit, the edit function within the pads' section allows to re-assign the available drum instruments of the kit.
Available MIDI notes are fixed values coming with the loaded drum kits.

Cubasis' MiniSampler comes with lots of great sounding factory drum kits, plus allows to create own instruments including free mappings.
Please check if this option helps to solve your issue with the Alesis DM6.

Best,
Lars
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Re: Remapping drum pads MIDI notes

Post by 642carl » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:58 pm

Thanks Lars,
I was trying to modify the AM drum kits to respond to different MIDI note values, but it seems they're fixed.
I might be able to solve my issue by creating a custom drum kit using MiniSampler...

Is there a way to copy/clone one of the AM kits so I can save my changes, rather than having to save each sample to mediabay and then build a new kit from scratch sample-by-sample?

Carl

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Re: Remapping drum pads MIDI notes

Post by LSlowak » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:39 pm

642carl wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:58 pm
Thanks Lars,
I was trying to modify the AM drum kits to respond to different MIDI note values, but it seems they're fixed.
I might be able to solve my issue by creating a custom drum kit using MiniSampler...

Is there a way to copy/clone one of the AM kits so I can save my changes, rather than having to save each sample to mediabay and then build a new kit from scratch sample-by-sample?

Carl
Hi Carl,

Please note that the MiniSampler houses sixteen AM factory drum kits.
As of yet, there is no option available to copy or clone MicroSonic kits to different formats.

Best,
Lars
Lars Slowak - Project Management & Team lead Cubasis
Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
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