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BPM11: Novation Impulse Midi Controller
  03-Oct-11
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raphus    Said...

It might be interesting, but I'm disappointed that there appears to be no battery or mains power--it's only powered by USB. So it would never work to controll hardware or a hardware/software combination.

03-Oct-11 11:57 PM


Koshdukai    Said...

It looks too much like an M-Audio Axiom... which, to me, is a bit disappointing. I would expect a bit of more iNovation besides retro-lit 8 pads and dual mode faders/encoders.

Do the Pads at least work as a locally controlled set of 2x8=16 pads ?

04-Oct-11 06:17 AM


Random Person    Said...

Raphus wrote: "It might be interesting, but I'm disappointed that there appears to be no battery or mains power--it's only powered by USB. So it would never work to controll hardware or a hardware/software combination."

From the manual: "If you wish to use Impulse as a stand-alone MIDI controller for other hardware MIDI sound sources (or other devices) without a computer – as you might in live performance, for example – you should obtain an AC-to-DC USB mains adaptor, which you should plug in to Impulse’s USB port in the same way as a standard USB cable. When using this method, please ensure that your local AC supply is within the range of voltages required by the adaptor BEFORE you plug it into the mains. Please contact your Novation dealer for advice on suitable mains adaptors if you are in any doubt."

Manual can be found here: http://www.novationmusic.com/support/downloads/impulse/

06-Oct-11 02:52 PM


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