Learn how to connect a MIDI Controller to Ableton Live 8. This tutorial covers instant and manual controller mappings in Live.
Novation USB device (e.g. Launchpad) is not recognized in the MIDI/Sync preferences page while the Saffire 6 USB interface is also connected.
M-Audio's Trigger Finger does not map to Drum Racks.
The MPC can be used to control Live.
List of supported Control Surfaces by Live 8
When the computer MIDI keyboard is activated with its button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, the keys belonging to it are no longer available for remote key mapping.
The sustain pedal acts and records “inversed” - it sustains while NOT pressed, and stops sustaining when pressed.
Using a Euphonix Artist Controller with Live requires first setting up EuCon for Mackie Control.
Some MIDI devices have presets containing assignments that do not use MIDI CC values. Live only recognizes MIDI CC.
Erratic elements (knobs, faders, parameters) or functionality (e.g. zooming) of Live's GUI when using tablets and pen input devices with Live.