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Novation with MPC Live won't work

Hi all. I have a great problem with Launchcontrol XL and MPC live. Launchpad working great on PC Mac or whatever......when i connect it to MPC live it work 'till MPC is turned on. When i restart MPC Launchcontrol XL doesn't work anymore until i reconnect it while MPC is turned on... If i boot MPC with Launchcontrol connected nothing works.The guys from AKAI answer me with generic answer: Yo yo you should try this:

I have a problem with MPC NOT with Launchcontrol and pleasde some solution..Launchcontrol is a class compliant device and it should work flawlessly

THX a lot

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  • Hey Igor,

    Thanks for posting!

    Sorry you're having some trouble with that! Have you tried using any other class compliant controllers and did they behave the same way?

    The Launch Control XL is a controller designed primarily for Ableton Live so it does use a specific remote control script to receive data from the software to tell it what to do in terms of light, control, etc. which may account for a message it is expecting to receive when it is powered on - maybe not, just an idea. I have not had the opportunity to use many Novation controllers with the MPC hardware but I've connected class compliant MIDI controllers by Akai Pro, M-Audio, Alesis, etc. and they do power on along with the MPC without the need to reconnect the controller.

    I want to make sure that there is nothing wrong with the USB port on the MPC itself so please try connecting another class compliant controller to see if you can reproduce the same behavior. In the meantime, please submit this information with the MPC Software's feedback module and let our development team know. If you need an alternative method of submitting feedback, you may use the following links:

    MPC - Submit a Feature Request

    MPC - Submit a Bug Report

    Thanks for your feedback! Try that controller and let me know how it works out!
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  • Maybe AKAI should make a great dedicated MIDI HW controller for the MPC Live,

    with expression pedal inputs, sustain, good faders, LED buttons and rotary knobs (turn & push, see Midi Figher Twister); MPC & HW templates (overlays) that can be accessed quickly (see novation SL mk3 controllers) and other functionality that integrates very well with the MPC Live;...

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