The following instructions will for:
In order to get going, you need to ensure:
All of this should have been done when you first set up your Maschine.
We’ve put together some templates for the NI Controller Editor:Click here to grab the templates
maschine-templates.zipfile you downloaded, and double-click the file for your device:
MelodicsMaschine.ncmfor Maschine Mk1
MelodicsMaschineMk2.ncm2for Maschine Mk2
MelodicsMaschineMk3.ncm3for Maschine Mk3
MelodicsMaschineStudio.ncmstfor Maschine Studio
MelodicsMaschineMikro.ncmmfor Maschine Mikro
MelodicsMaschineMikroMk2.ncmm2for Maschine Mikro Mk2
MelodicsMaschineMikroMk3.ncmm3for Maschine Mikro Mk3
MelodicsMaschineJam.ncmjfor Maschine Jam
|Model||Switch to / from MIDI mode|
|Maschine Studio||SHIFT + CHANNEL|
|Maschine Mk1||SHIFT + CONTROL|
|Maschine Mk2||SHIFT + CONTROL|
|Maschine Mk3||SHIFT + CHANNEL (MIDI)|
|Maschine Mikro||SHIFT + F1|
|Maschine Mikro Mk2||SHIFT + F1|
|Maschine Mikro Mk3||SHIFT + Project button (top left)|
|Maschine Jam||SHIFT + headphones button (MIDI)|
|Maschine+||SHIFT + CHANNEL
(Maschine+ must be in Controller Mode first. Press SETTINGS. Using the 4-D encoder, select System. Press Button 4 (CONTROLLER).)
Reboot your computer - you may need to do this to ensure the drivers are installed correctly.
Note that Melodics will see the Maschine even if it’s not in MIDI mode. Try using Maschine in MIDI mode with some other non-NI software (eg Ableton Live). Confirm that MIDI is being sent from the Maschine. If you are seeing MIDI in other apps, try the Remap your controller option in the Melodics menu. If you’re not seeing MIDI in other apps, check out this article.
If you're still having issues, please don't hesitate to get in touch via the Support page.
Most Native Instruments controllers have additional controls for Melodics mapped – check them out here.
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You can play it with your computer keyboard, but it is a much better experience with access to a MIDI keyboard, pad controller, or MIDI drum kit.
These MIDI devices are connected: