UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

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UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by druzz » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:31 pm

is anyone using the evolution UC-33 controller to take control on hardware synths without using a computer. i am wondering if it is a good alternative to the bcr-2000. if not what would be a good alternative?

what about the onboard programibility , software editor, sysex support? is there a learn function.

anyone had good or bad experiences with it?

i want to use it primarly with : mopho, matrix 6r, mks-7, and maybe motif rack es, dx7
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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by druzz » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:50 pm

just found the answer . no sysex :( . good for the mopho but not the matrix6 .

i'll check if the mks-7 needs sysex. i think it does.

i need an alternative for the matrix 6 and the mks-7. any sugestions? the bcr seems to do the job but i would like to have other options.

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by 0e0 » Sun Nov 15, 2009 9:05 am

I had the uc-33e..i sold it because it didn't send sysex...it's also got a really low build quality...it's still a great value if you need a lot of knobs for computer applications.

Novation controllers and Behringer are suitable for controlling hardware synths as they are far more programmable and diverse in what they send out.

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by druzz » Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:12 am

yeah . i was starting to consider de novation remote sl serie. just realised they could be used for this . the "zero" is nice but i am hesitating thinking maybe i should get the 61 note version and enjoy the nice key feel and after touch when using my rackmount synths.

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by Cerebral Infect » Wed Nov 25, 2009 5:15 am

Novation SL can send SYSEX and the LCD screen reminds me what control what on the hardware synth. The less fun part is that Novation doesn't carry hardware synth template on their website.
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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by druzz » Thu Nov 26, 2009 5:23 am

Cerebral Infect wrote:Novation SL can send SYSEX and the LCD screen reminds me what control what on the hardware synth. The less fun part is that Novation doesn't carry hardware synth template on their website.
is it easy to program ??? are you happy about your novation sl??

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by Altitude » Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:18 am

druzz wrote:
Cerebral Infect wrote:Novation SL can send SYSEX and the LCD screen reminds me what control what on the hardware synth. The less fun part is that Novation doesn't carry hardware synth template on their website.
is it easy to program ??? are you happy about your novation sl??
The remote software is excellent

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by IllElectro » Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:55 pm

FYI- The Matrix 6 is really sluggish with external midi controller, real time edits are sloppy due to the slow internal cpu that controls midi cc, so dont blame the controller its the synths fault

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Re: UC-33 as controller for hardware synths

Post by antondh » Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:28 am

Actually mine sends SYSEX
Even in the manual it is stayed
How yours would not is mistery!
I m using it to use JX8p and Alpha juno with system exclusive messages
I know 12 years later but as this comes up when someone searches about it why not to put my 2 cents
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