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Help me with Beat Clock... please?
Old 7th June 2006
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Help me with Beat Clock... please?

Anybody know how to transmit MIDI beat clock from a sequencer on one computer to a sampler on another? I've got my DAW (Pro Tools LE) on a PC, connected to a USB MIDISPORT 8X8, which runs four MIDI ports to a USB MIDISPORT 4X4 that's connected to a Mac running Kontakt 2. I can trigger note events in MIDI just fine, but I can't get beat clock to transfer from Pro Tools to Kontakt. Anybody had any success with this?
Old 7th June 2006
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Go to the MIDI menu at the top of the screen and choose the option for MIDI Beat Clock.
Choose to enable it and which MIDI port you want to send it to.

Set your receiving device to receive it and you should be off and running.

Good luck.
Old 7th June 2006 | Show parent
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Thanks for the suggestion. I gave that a try this morning... I went up to Setup-->MIDI-->MIDI Beat Clock-->Enable MIDI Beat Clock for... and I put a check mark in the MIDI port sending data to the Mac. Still, no change. I still can't get Kontakt 2 on the Mac to recognize beat clock from Pro Tools LE on the PC. I've tried running it in standalone. I've tried running it hosted by a simple VST host called "HostX 1.0.7"... nothing works. I'm going crazy trying to get this working. If anyone has any ideas... please help!
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