Using Roland SPD-SX as MIDI with MK3 (HELP!) [en-us]

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    Niall @ NI

    Hi RC,

    did you change the Group MIDI Input to "Drumkit"?

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    RC

    Time to party! I switched to drum kit and then mapped it out from the SPD-SX to the different channels which reflect the pads on the MK3. THANK YOU BIG TIME! 

    Now a little bit more difficult question. So let's say I create a loop on Maschine. I could load it to a pad on the SPD-SX, and if I load two on two different pads they could play synced up BUT I have to play them both one hundred percent on the beat (more important if its a long sample playing over a long sample). Is there a way to trigger them like Maschine does so they play in sync while running the SPD-SX through the Maschine software??? This would be huge for playing live. I know I could do this in Ableton and maybe one day I'll get it but I'm really trying to keep my set up to Maschine MK3, my Roland SPD-SX, my midi keyboard, and my drum set. 

    Anyways I really appreciate the extra fast response on this. You guys kill it with response and the super long manual - which every page I read I get some jaw dropping revelation - and also with your customer service. Love it, thank you!

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    RC

    Wanted to check in, is this last response anything you all could help with? Many thanks!

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    adir dahan

    RC hello my friend.i have the same prob! how did you mapped it out from spd sx to different channels!?

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    RC

    Hey Adir! Really sorry for the late response... I really hope you figured it out in the meantime since it's been a while, but if not this is what you do: 

    I'm gonna try to be as specific as possible here. 

    1. Connect Spd-Sx to computer via midi cable
    2. In Maschine what was communicated above in this thread
    3. From there go to Spd-Sx
    4. I always select a blank kit, with no samples on it. For this example I'll use 036; New Kit
    5. From there you need to go to Menu > Kit > Select MIDI (bottom of screen you can select; COMMON/OUTPUT/MIDI). Select MIDI with the third gray button. 
    6. In the Menu you will see MIDI NOTE#. Change this until you get the sound you want from Maschine loaded on the pad you want. 
    7. What I do is hit the pad I want with my drum stick, then on MIDI NOTE# I scroll up and down until I find the sound I want for that pad. Then I hit the next pad and do the same, and the next pad and so on. For me usually Maschine's sounds registers on somewhere from MIDI NOTE# 48-68 on my Spd-Sx. 

    I hope this helps, this stuff is confusing man! I've had the Spd-Sx since it came out and I'm still figuring it out! I'm still trying to figure out what I was inquiring about above in the second part of my inquiry and think I may have found a hint on how to do it finally, though I need to put it to the test! 

    Anyways I hope this helps if you're still stuck. 

    Best!

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