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Configure Studio One and Roland SPD-SX as a midi controller

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asked May 18 in Studio One 3 by CraigKennedy (130 points)
edited May 23 by CraigKennedy
I'd like to use a Roland SPD-SX via USB in Studio One v3 to play some sounds as well as make program changes (rec, stop, start, change guitar tone on another channel, turn on and off vocal effects, etc).  I am able to configure two keyboards for midi (playing notes), but nothing is coming through with the SPD-SX.  I have downloaded the driver and am able to send files back and forth to the unit using another program, but Studio One is unresponsive to the unit.

I have tried making a new keyboard under the midi selection in Studio One, but after selecting the appropriate midi Receive From Port, nothing changes.  The SPD-SX still doesn't communicate with Studio One.

MacBook Pro

macOS Sierra v10.12.1

Studio One Professional v3.3.4.41933

Firestudio mobile, 2 Firestudio Projects

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answered May 19 by Jamesrhone1 (93,860 points)

To use the the Pads to trigger sounds in Studio One, you also need to create a New Keyboard with the MIDI Receive From port set to the port the SPD-SX is connected to. 

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