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Send midi program change to external device on track un-mute from "mute track view" in MPC Live.

I love the "track mute view", but unmuting a track doesn't send a midi program change to my external devices. This will only happen when I hit the start button. It would be really handy if the midi program change is send again on unmute of track. This allows switching tracks and the corresponding sound on an external synth in one go.
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  • Hey Matthieu,

    Thanks for posting!

    Sequences for tracks that are muted are still playing in the background even though you can't hear them. When unmuting a track, you are bringing the audio back into the mix rather than triggering it to play from a specific location in the sequence. With that in mind, I do understand what the desired result is and I think in certain situations it could be useful so I will submit this as a feature request to the Akai team for you.

    Thank you for your feedback!
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  • Hi Nick, I understand what you mean if the sequence runs in the MPC itself. But I was talking about an external synthesizer. I've got multiple tracks that are routed the the same external Moog synth, if I switch tracks a program change could be required. I now have presets in my Moog corresponding with tracks in the MPC and I switch presets on the Moog manually. Every track can have its own program settings, so why not send those program settings to the synth on track unmute.
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  • I bought my MPC Live this week and I uploaded the newest firmware 2.1.0.

    Sadly I experience the same issue as posted before:
    Say I have one sequence with two tracks: Track1 and Track2. Both tracks
    send individual program changes to the same external synth. If I unmute a track no program change will be send. If I enter / start the sequence the program change of the latest track (in this case Track2) will be send at the beginning.

    It would be really cool if you could add this feature with the following options:
    1. Unmute a track and send program change
    2. Unmute a track and don't send program change
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