Morningstar Engineering Posted this video re controlling DAW software with the MC 3/6/8 MIDI controllers.
“The Best Ableton Foot Controller? - Morningstar MIDI for your DAW”
At 1:40 the narrator states, “As long as you have a MIDI keyboard or Pad controller connected to Ableton your tracks will automatically be armed as you scroll left to right.”
I am using my MC 8 to control Ableton mostly by using the Press/Keystroke keyboard commands. I would like to begin using Ableton more extensively, especially for looping. So this “automatically armed as you scroll left to right” feature caught my attention.
I thought the MC series of controllers could do anything–and it does what it was designed to do very well. But I am willing to augment perfection with something to make the Ableton Live experience more useful/user-friendly. I’m open to “augmentation,” not “redundancy.”
Assuming, as the above video suggests, the only way to auto arm tracks is with a MIDI keyboard or MIDI PAD controller, would someone please direct me to a resource/video/post that explains how what that looks like/ how I would use my MC 8 in conjunction with a midi keyboard/pad?
“As long as you have a MIDI keyboard or Pad controller connected to Ableton…” is that all I need to do—connect one of these devices via USB to Ableton and configure it–?? And this definitely is NOT something my MC 8 can do without an additional device?