nicholaswade Posted July 12, 2012 Share Posted July 12, 2012 Hi there Im new to this forum, so I apologise if this has been discussed before but I am literally tearing my hair out!!! PLEASE could somebody help. Here is my situation..... I am running a Macbook Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (4GB RAM) on OSX 10.5.8 in conjunction with a Novation Remote Zero SL control surface. My aim was to use Mainstage 2 as a performance interface for 6 channel strips (combination of audio and software depending on song requirements etc). On each instrument would be a reverb and I would control parameters using my RemoteSL control surface. This worked out fine, and everything was going great until I encountered the dreaded CPU spikes when too much was going on at once, and despite fiddling with buffer sizes and just could not get a comfortable environment i could feel confident enough to take into a live setting. I really cant afford an upgrade to a Macbook Pro, so i figured....... This is when I turned to Logic 9. I believed that Logic could do everything I wanted it to, and probably more stable. After setting up my environment and loading the reverbs into channel strips I was ready to assign my control parameters. HOWEVER, this is where Ive stumbled across something which I hope is not the case.....you can only adjust parameters for whichever channel strip is selected at the time??? Is this right?! Surely not? For example, I would have the mentioned 6 channel strips set up each with a reverb on the inserts....and I would assign knob 1 on the Remote SL to control for example 'room size' for channel 1 reverb, then knob 2 assigned to 'room size' on channel 2 reverb and so on. But knob 1 will only work if i have selected Channel 1 on the mixer or arrange window, and then if I want to adjust channel 2 I have to select channel 2 before I can adjust the Remote SL. Surely this cant be the case, and I must be missing something....as it would completely defeat the whole object of a control surface?? Please if someone could help me I would appreciate it so much. Ive spent so much time, effort and money trying to achieve my dream live setup and I really dont want to fail at this one last hurdle! Everything else is set up perfectly. Many regards in advance Nick Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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