Month: July 2013

Ableton Live, Hacking

apc40-mode: Change Firmware Modes On The Akai APC40

The Akai APC40 is a great controller for MIDI mapping to applications (Traktor, etc.) as it has a large and varied set of controls available, along with multi-coloured pads. For a MIDI application to take full advantage of these the APC40 needs to be in Firmware Mode 1; upon power-up, however, the APC40 enters Firmware …

Atmel, emulate-the-f1, Hacking, Performance & DJing, Traktor

Emulating The Traktor Kontrol F1 – Part 2

Development Setup In Part 1 of this post, I explained the background of this project. Now I’m going to detail the hardware and software development setup I am using. N.B. Since starting this series, Traktor 2.6.2 has been released, which allows MIDI mapping of the Remix Decks. I’ve decided to finish this series anyway, however, …