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BeatStep Setup w/ PC/iPad Individually (New User)
« on: February 18, 2015, 06:34:53 am »
Whats going on?

I am new to using pad controllers.  I am wondering what I can do with that BeatStep as a brand new user.  I will just be playing around at my home.  Will I be able to set this up with just a PC only? what about an iPad?  Do I need to use Midi in, or CV's?  Do I need any extra software to use this other that what comes with it?  Do I need any extra cabling for any reason?

What will I need as a user that has never had anything to do with using controllers or anything at all?  I want the bare minimum to be able to play around with this device.

Thanks in advance!
« Last Edit: February 18, 2015, 06:43:09 am by scottsardella »

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Re: BeatStep Setup w/ PC/iPad Individually (New User)
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2015, 11:06:53 am »
Hi scottsardella,

The answer to your question is : you can use a BeatStep to control all the stuff you've listed !
Have a look at those tutorial videos :

In order to use the BeatStep you will need to install the MidiControlCenter.
This tool will help you to configure your BeatStep. It's free and you can download it from :
(Installer of the MidiControlCenter is in the BeatStep firmware update Zip.)



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