Launchpad Mk2 incorrect MIDI note mapping - Not playing chromatic scale

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Launchpad Mk2 incorrect MIDI note mapping - Not playing chromatic scale

Hi everybody,

I purchased my first Launchpad recently (a Launchpad Mk2) and I'm having a bit of trouble with the default MIDI note mapping of it. 

Ideally I'd like to have it mapped to a chromatic scale starting at C0 on the bottom left pad so that I can use it across different DAW's/VST’s without having to change the mapping each time, but it’s playing back random MIDI notes all over the place, missing clumps of notes and with some pads appearing to play back no audible notes at all.

I thought a solution might be to try and remap the MIDI notes on the device itself or with some sort of MIDI-mapping editor but the Novation website doesn’t seem to have any information such a thing and I can’t find anything else about this either that makes any sense to me.

Has anybody else had the same problem and if so could you please point me in the right direction?



Aaron Leese
Last seen: 3 years 18 hours ago
Joined: 09/12/2015 - 18:29


We have a plugin that will let you switch note layouts here:


cheers ~