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jasonblu2
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I need help with my launchpad s

Hello, my launchpad s is not playing any sound

skijumptoes
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The Launchpad cannot play sound on it's own, it needs to be used in conjunction with software like Ableton Live (Which is included) - It is just a controller, not sound generator.

matthewk.novation
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Hi Jasonblu2,

Skijumptoes is correct in that the device is a controller and would need to trigger a software instrument to generate sound. After the Launchpad S is configured correctly within Ableton, create a MIDI track. Place a Instrument/Sound/DrumKit (included with Ableton and found within categories) on a MIDI track. With the MIDI track selected and the Launchpad S set to User 1, you will be able to play the software instrument.

If there are still issues setting up the Launchpad S, please give us a call at (310) 322-5500 for further support.

Matthew Kurpakus // Novation Technical Support