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Launchkey 61 Mk2 Lightshow

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Launchkey 61 Mk2 Lightshow

Hey forums!

I was wondering if there was any way to make lightshows on the pads of the Launchkey Mk2. You can do them on the Launchpad, but what about Launchkey?


Last seen: 2 years 10 months ago
Joined: 03/20/2015 - 21:41

Hi Bren,

It is possible to send MIDI information back to the Launchkey MkII to trigger the RBG pads. You would need to create a seperate MIDI track sending information back to the Launchkey MkII on a specified MIDI channel while inControl is OFF for the pads. Here are channels that you can send to and what would result:

Channel 2- pads flash to the tempo

Channel 3- pads pulse to the tempo

Channel 16- pads turn on/off

For more information about programming the lights, here is the Programmer's Reference Guide:

Matthew Kurpakus // Novation Technical Support