Mapping vst controls to external hardware

Hi, I am trying and failing to use my beat step pro in controller mode to modify the parameters of Arturia virtual instrument in vst mode within Ableton live. No matter what I try, the mapping does not occur. It's like there is a firewall between the beat step pro and the Arturia vst virtual instrument.

I'm pretty good with Ableton midi input output settings & control of arturia hardware, but this problem has me stumped.

Is anyone out there successfully mapping an external hardware's knobs & buttons to a vst plugin inside Ableton.

If so, how are you achieving success, I would love to know.

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padbury 1 year ago | 0 comments

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  • Transcultur
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    If your beatstep can send midi to ableton then you should be fine.

    The problem maybe comes since you want to click on the parameters on the vst window? , unfortunately in Live works diferent and you need to do some steps before you could map them .

     

    a bit similar to this : https://www.ableton.com/answers/how-to-map-vst-parms-to-control-surface

    15 days ago | 0 comments

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