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  1. There is a tool for upgrading legacy cabs in your presets with the new cabs: Very nice guy, making this available to the public! Is there a tool provided by line6 to to this, too?
  2. Ah, thanks a lot. I've got a Variax JTC-89, so I thought "Variax" should be applicable... apparently not.
  3. I had my Laptop running on battery, usually I use the power supply. But even when I plugged it in again, reinstalled HX edit and restarted the laptop, the connection was gone, the helix device in the "audio, video and game controller" window was missing. Today when I started the laptop, everything works. ?!? Maybe a Windows 10 bug? I don't like these suprises...
  4. IN HX edit I get the "no device connected" error message. The Helix usb midi port is gone, I don't see it in Ableton Live any more. Maybe I have to reinstall the driver? How do I do that?
  5. This doesn't answer my question, but nevertheless thank you for sharing your philosophy about presets. I restored the factory packs and now I'd like to know if there are any new factory presets that show the new amps and effects.
  6. Are there new factory presets that show the new amps, effects etc.? I don't see any added presets, but I don't know the factory presets by heart of course.
  7. Serum support just told me that Pitch bend is it's own dedicated MIDI message (14-bit). 7 bit (standard cc) isn't enough resolution for bends without hearing granularity. so mapping CC to pitch bend is not a good idea. Maybe an expression pedal together with the midi solitions pedal converter can give good results.
  8. I often use Massive, Serum and Omnisphere. If you know a workaround for for one of them, I'd be very happy! Serum doesn't provide midi learn for the pitch wheel. And Massive and Omnisphere don't even have a pitch wheel at their GUI I think. Somewhere I read now that Pitch bend is not one of the standard 127 Midi CC messages, it is a separate control. Helix cannot send pitch bend commands, do I understand this correctly?
  9. I want to control pitch while I'm playing a software synth. Actually I'm playing the synth with my guitar via a Fishman tripleplay. As I don't have a whammy bar on the guitar, I usually use the Pitch Wham block of the Helix with the expression pedal. But Pitch Wham is an audio effect, I need to change pitch with midi pitch bend command now. Maybe converting the CC commands of the expression pedal to pitch bend commands can be done with something like midi pipe, but I would prefer a solution which is not so complicated...
  10. Is it possible to send pitch bend midi command with the expression pedal? I thought it might be CC02, but that doesn't work.
  11. Ah! Thank you very much, this solved my problem. How do you know such things? I never saw it mentioned in the Helix or Variax manual. But maybe I didn't read carefully enough.
  12. I have a Fishman Tripleplay attached to my Variax. When I turn down the volume of the Variax guitar with the volume knob of the guitar, the MIDI output of the tripleplay is turned down, too, because MIDI CC 7 (= Volume) is sent. How can I prevent this? When I look in HX Edit command center, there is no midi CC mapped to the volume knob of the Variax! "Command" is set to "none". ?!?
  13. I think it is not possible to sync the digital signal with midi, midi is much to coarse.
  14. How do I tell Helix that it should be the slave? I don't see anything related to this in the settings or in the manual. Usually I use Helix as Master and my RME fireface 800 audio interface as slave. Now I wanted to try it the other way round, but the sync is not locked.
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