[PD] Novation Nocturn and PD in linux

András Murányi muranyia at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 20:07:58 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 18:37, Andrew Faraday <jbturgid at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Hey Guys
> Sorry if this has been picked over here before but I've just got hold of a
> Novation Nocturn controller but it appears that I can't get any kind of
> signal (midi or hid) out of it without the bundled software. Problem is,
> I'm using linux and the bundled control software is Windoze/Mac only. Does
> anyone know of any way I can get into the novation usb protocol in linux?
> Specifically, to pull some data into PD.

Hello Andrew,

the Nocturn is not linux friendly, because it doesn't appear as an usb midi
controller but as a custom usb device. These guys have started reverse
engineering the protocol, right now it's only one way communication,
computer to the device:
You can see it in action too :o)

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