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Launchpad + Raspberry Pi

January 20th, 2013 3 comments

Hi there. I got Novation Launchpad connected with the Raspberry Pi running the Raspbian installation and talking with Pure Data.

I wanted to be able to load PD patches on the Pi, let it run under the hood of the launchpad and output custom midi.

 

 

 

 

 

These were the steps I took:

1. Installed raspbian on the sd card and got the pi booted up. If you are having trouble check out the Raspbian FAQ

2. Got PureData installed and got PD talking with alsa.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install puredata

3. Got dependancies and configured the launchpad executable driver “launchpadd” on the pi.

$ sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev
$ sudo apt-get install automake

$ autoreconf -i
$ ./configure
$ make install

4. Installed other drivers for other perferials, I used the MidiSport Uno usb midi cable.

5. Loaded up my PD skeches on the Raspberry Pi and started them up.

6. To have the Launchpadd executable run at startup I changed the /.profile file in linux to start the “launchpadd” program at login.

Some of the things I would like to do to finish this project is to build an awsome enclosure to hold the pi and the launchpad also use the gpio pins for midi instead of the usb to midi converter.

 

Launchberry Pi from james on Vimeo.

I’m using a sketch that changes the output channel of the LP with the top row of buttons. its like having 8x launchpads.

Here’s a zip including all the readme files, launchpadd driver and a pd sketch to test the functionality of the launchpad. launchberrypi_files.zip

also here’s a link to get pd-extended running on the pi PD_extended_on_RaspberryPi

 

James

8bandEQ3.0 now for mac!

December 21st, 2011 2 comments

Here you go all you apple-heads an update to 8bandEQ3.0 for launchpad now on MAC OSX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download 8bandEQ3.0 for MAC
Download 8bandEQ3.0 for Windows

8bandEQ is a standalone max/msp application for the Novation Launchpad. It monitors an incoming stereo audio feed and displays the frequency data on the Launchpad’s buttons. can be used alongside any other launchpad programs.

8bandEQ2.0

April 9th, 2011 7 comments

I updated the 8 band Graphic EQ for the launchpad! I added a button to get into the DSP settings so u can change the input settings and output settings. Sorry it took so long for this crucial update!


Download 8BandEQ2.0 for the Novation Launchpad for (Windows).

if there are Mac users who want this app just holler and I’ll build it for you guys. 

UPDATE 8BandEQ3.0 for the Novation Launchpad for Windows/MAC

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Happy Birthday James

August 22nd, 2010 No comments

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8 band graphic EQ for the Launchpad

February 17th, 2010 3 comments

I thought it would be cool to have a graphic eq display on the launchpad so I built this 8 band graphic EQ. As of now, it has these controls:

1. Adjustable peak filters on each band
2. Individual band volume controls for those unruly frequencies

Download 8BandEQ2.0 for the Novation Launchpad for (Windows).


(forgive the cheap webcam framerate, it actually preforms better then this video can reproduce)

This is version 2.0. I will continue to update and add more features. I hope you enjoy 8bandGraphicEQ for the Launchpad.

-James

The Octavizer

February 11th, 2010 No comments

Check out The Octavizer for the launchpad. Using the row of circular buttons across the top, The Octavizer lets you change the octaves of the rows of square buttons. All the chromatic note mapping stays the same it just changes octaves so it is compatible with Chords2.0. Enjoy
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Download The Octavizer for the launchpad

-James

Chords2.0 For Windows

February 10th, 2010 6 comments

I updated my Chords application for the launchpad. I added control using the top row of buttons. and fixed the problem where you had to press each button once to activate them.
Download Chords2.1 for the Novation Launchpad

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I will get a mac version out there soon. have fun!

-James