Problems with Ableton and Novation Ultranova


I recently purchased a Novation Ultranova and followed the automap instructions to set it up with Ableton, however I can't seem to get it to work properly. It always has pops or crackles in it.

The example below shows the problem and my current Ableton settings

This is using the USB connection that came with the unit.
I've also tried it in Logic, and with midi using the ultra nova editor and it still does the same thing but more of a crackle then the delayed popping sound in the video above.


There's nothing wrong with the synth as it works fine with audio directly out of it via speaker or headphones. Wasn't sure if it was something that can be fixed with Ableton that's why I was posting here as well as on the novation site.



hanastephenson 1 year ago | 0 comments

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  • djsteveporter
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    I have the same issue, bump! 

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • vosahloj
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    This is actually an Ultranova drivers issue, nothing to do with Live. Until Novation release a fix for this (and I have very, very serious doubts there will be any fix at all), the only viable way is to use the old but reliable audio cable instead of USB...

    3 months ago | 0 comments

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