Novation Automap

mfny

New Member
Bought a used Impulse 61, arrived today.

Trying to get my head around Automap and using it with Studio One and Omnisphere and am having not much luck at all.

Cant find a working template for Omni for Automap, and I cant make my own as controls are not showing up as assignable in Automap.

I suspect the problems I had with Omni and S1 detailed here: https://vi-control.net/community/threads/studio-one-atom-and-omnisphere-midi-learn.87182/#post-4463525 may be relevant ..

Anyone have any clue as to how to get these things to play nice with each other ?
 

vitocorleone123

Active Member
I have an Ultranova and haven't been successful in getting automap to work well since using Windows 10. I hope you have better luck, given you have a newer device!
 
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mfny

New Member
I am gonna try a different DAW as I suspect this may be Studio One shenanigans..
 

T.j.

Member
Have an impulse for many years now, forgot automap even existed, it was a huge pain and it's looking like that hasn't changed.

I suggest you forget about it alltogether, you really don't need it!
Just make your own maps and save them to one of the empty slots (all you need to toggle between cubase/studio1/omni-layouts is the little wheel right to the led screen).
You can always refine/update later
 

jonnybutter

Active Member
Could never get it to work reliably in Logic either. Ridiculously complicated. Also, TJ is right: you don't really need it.
 

W Ackerman

Just me
In addition to the dumpster fire that is Automap, I had all kinds of flaky connection issues, albeit infrequent, that disappeared after I changed from a Novation Impulse to an Arturia Keylab mkII.
 

jonnybutter

Active Member
I never had problems with the keyboard itself (an Impulse 61) or with basic connections. But it was pretty expensive for what it was - the expense which I justified by expecting to use Automap. I would guess some people must have gotten it to work, but not I. I'm fairly geeky but not geeky enough, apparently.
 
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mfny

New Member
So I am a bit torn I like the Impulse hardware and I got it for a really good price (used £125 shipped) but Novations attitude rubs me the wrong way.
 

rollasoc

Member
Me, three.
Me, four. Sold one product, put the other in the loft for several years. Recently bought back the product I sold and got the other out of the loft.

Decided not to use automap. Use a combination of generic remote in Cubase and midi learn, when I need it. Much happier now, plus I don't have hundreds of automap dlls on my hard drive anymore.