[PD] Loss of MIDI Connection

ggkarman at musicologia.com ggkarman at musicologia.com
Fri Mar 25 20:30:32 CET 2005

>Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 10:40:54 -0500
>From: William Fields <w.fields at gmail.com>
>Reply-To: bill at teamtechno.com
>To: pd-list at iem.at
>Subject: Re: [PD] Loss of MIDI Connection [was: Writing Csound scores
with >PD]

Never had this kind of problem with evolution UC33, which I've used
extensively with W$ and Pd (0.37 though, don't know about 0.38)
Check if the 'scrambled' message problem, might be due to accidentally
recalling Control Surface scenes. Happend to me before.

>Yes, I have seen this too.  With me, it still sends MIDI data, but it
>seems to be garbled somehow because it starts controlling the wrong
>things and everything starts acting strangely.  The only way I have
>found to fix it is to stop and restart PD.  I have not been able to
>detect a pattern to it either.  Seems to happen randomly.

>The MIDI controller I am using is a Kaoss Pad 2 and I am running WinXP
>and pd 0.38.

>Perhaps PD gets lost in the MIDI stream, so to speak?  Parsing the
>messages in the wrong places?  Just a thought...


>On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 14:38:16 -0500, Spencer Russell
<Spencer.Russell at oberlin.edu> wrote:
> Whoops, forgot to put a new subject line on that one. Sorry.
> spencer
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 02:00:00PM -0500, Spencer Russell wrote:
> > I've got several patches that I control from my MIDI control
> > surface(Tascam US-428) Sometimes it seems to lose connection and
> > stops responding, and the only way to reestablish the connection
> > is to either restart PD or turn off and on the control surface. I
> > haven't yet figured out a pattern for when it stops responding,
> > but I'll give a holler if i do. Is this a problem anyone else is
> > seeing?
> >
> > spencer
> >
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