Evolution X-Session UC-17
Ok so I picked this item up on ebay a couple of weeks after I bought the NanoKontrol.
It’s initial use was to be as a controller for my plugins – that said not quite got that job done yet.
—–>>>>Add tutorial here…working on it please wait…
Bugger to find drivers or any material from manufacturer – information that may help from m-audio
‘Connect your USB MIDI Device and Windows will install the drivers automatically. If prompted to insert a disc or search for drivers, click Browse my computer for driver software. On the following page click Browse and point the search for drivers to your System Drive (e.g. C:) to install the drivers.’ – Driver
Theres’ also an editor called ‘Enigma’ – you’ll need ver 1.2(not the x session pro version) – you can download it from here.
I can’t rememeber how I set up originally, but will be installing it on my laptop, we’ll see from there. I’ll update as I go.
From the internet I managed to gleen that the Evolution X-Session MIDI controller is basically a DJ tool that can be used to scratch, cut loops and mix tracks using a 60mm cross-fader.
It’s other features include,
1. 10 assignable buttons that allow you trigger audio loops and digital effects.
2. You can also instantly mute and un-mute tracks.
3. 16 MIDI assignable knobs that give you control over volume, panning, digital effects and other MIDI controlled synth parameters.
PC/Mac —>>>Can be connected via Midi(needs power) or USB(powered by USB)
Minimum requirement – Pentium II 400MHz 128Mb RAM, USB socket, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
With soundcard compatible with DirectX,
ASIO, Sound Manager, CoreAudio or MME.
iMac, Power Mac G3 or better with USB running OS9/OSX.
Arturia Storm XS, OSX only.
Please note that the power supply was not supplied when bought new –
Price on ebay these days is about £40 – bear in mind for that the Korg NANOKontrol is about £50 new.
Also other midi controllers are on the market – it’s worth checking them out first.
MORE TO COME….