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Controlling Lights with Ableton Live

Will Doggett


Making the Connection

By Will Doggett

In this section we'll look at how to connect Ableton Live and ProPresenter. We'll look at how to do it if you're using the same machine or a different machine, and provide both wired and wireless options. Wheter it's 5 feet or 50 feet away

00:43 Making the Connection on the Same Machine

00:50 IAC Driver

01:10 Loop Be1

01:54 Setting up the IAC Driver

04:43 Setting up the IAC Driver in Ableton Live

07:52 Setting up the IAC Driver in Bome's MIDI Translator

10:12 Making the Connection on Different Computers

10:34 Wired

10:39 Network MIDI

  • Network MIDI Setup/RTP MIDI, ipMIDI

10:52 ipMIDI

11:15 rtpMIDI

  • Ableton Computer Setup
    • Computer to Computer Ethernet Cable Diagram
    • Computer to Router, Router to Computer Diagram
  • Setting up a Network MIDI Session

17:19 5 Pin MIDI

  • MIDI Out to MIDI In Diagram

18:17 MIDI Extenders

  • MIDI to XLR

18:22 Custom MIDI to XLR Cable

19:37 MIDI Solutions Power Adapter

20:59 JL Cooper MLA-XLR

21:54 iConnect Audio4+

  • Hardwire and Network Routing, Computer to Computer Routing
  • iConnectMIDI4+

23:43 Audio Routing for SMPTE

24:24 Wireless

  • Network MIDI
  • Private Router
  • Hardwire what you can

25:16 Connection Considerations

23:32 Creating Multiple Ports on Network MIDI/IAC Driver

  • When sending to separate machines that don’t let you choose discreet MIDI Channels

26:46 Using Network MIDI Session Live Routings

  • Converting a Network MIDI Connection to 5 pin MIDI
  • iConnectMIDI
  • Using Network MIDI thru
    • Wireless from Tracks to Router, Ethernet from Router to Lyrics Machine and Video Machine, then on Lyrics machine, route network output to hardware device

In this course you’ll learn how to use Ableton Live to Control lighting.

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