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quickstart:start [2009/03/12 14:36]
camille Page name changed from quickstart:quickstart_guide to quickstart:start
quickstart:start [2009/06/04 02:37]
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   * Launch the application and follow the initial setup instructions   * Launch the application and follow the initial setup instructions
  
-===== Configuring ​the inputs ​=====+===== Use a Sample Patch ===== 
 + 
 +The OSCulator software comes with many "ready to go" example files. 
 +Although it is recommended to read through this entire Quick Start Guide, you can start by using these sample files, located in the "​Sample Patches"​ folder. ​ A companion document named "About the Sample Patches"​ provides hints and describes their usage. 
 + 
 +===== Input Setup =====
  
 When launched OSCulator shows an empty window. When launched OSCulator shows an empty window.
 It is actually listening for incoming messages. It is actually listening for incoming messages.
-As soon it receives OSC data, you can use it to send it to another application (see [[:quickstart#Configuring the outputs|that section]]).+As soon it receives OSC data, you can use it to send it to another application (see [[#Output Setup|that section]]).
  
-==== Connecting a Wiimote ====+==== Wiimote ====
  
   - Plug any extension you want to use with your Wiimote and press buttons 1 & 2 of your Wiimote   - Plug any extension you want to use with your Wiimote and press buttons 1 & 2 of your Wiimote
   - A list of messages should appear in the main window   - A list of messages should appear in the main window
-  - Proceed to [[:quickstart#Configuring the outputs|configuring the outputs]]+  - Proceed to [[#Output Setup|configuring the outputs]]
  
-==== Connecting an iPhone / iPod Touch ====+==== iPhone / iPod Touch ====
  
-  - Download ​an OSC compatible application on the App Store like:+  - Unless you have it already, download ​an OSC compatible application on the App Store like:
     * [[http://​hexler.net/​touchosc|TouchOSC]]     * [[http://​hexler.net/​touchosc|TouchOSC]]
     * [[http://​lux.vu/​blog/​oscemote/​|OSCemote]]     * [[http://​lux.vu/​blog/​oscemote/​|OSCemote]]
     * [[http://​poly.share.dj/​wiki/​index.php/​Mrmr|mrmr]]     * [[http://​poly.share.dj/​wiki/​index.php/​Mrmr|mrmr]]
-  - Connect your iPhone to the same local network as the computer that is running OSCulator +  - Connect your iPhone to the same network as the computer that is running OSCulator 
-  - Configure the aforementioned application so it sends OSC messages to that computer (you can follow [[tutorial:tut1:touchoscandlive|that tutorial]] that has been written for TouchOSC, other applications work about the same)+  - Configure the aforementioned application so it sends OSC messages to that computer (you can follow [[tutorial:1:|that tutorial]] that has been written for TouchOSC, other applications work about the same)
   - Touch some controls on the application running of the iPhone to test if the messages are well received by OSCulatorn they should appear in the list   - Touch some controls on the application running of the iPhone to test if the messages are well received by OSCulatorn they should appear in the list
-  - Proceed to [[:quickstart#Configuring the outputs|configuring the outputs]]+  - Proceed to [[#Output Setup|configuring the outputs]]
  
-===== Configuring ​the outputs ​=====+==== Logitech SpaceNavigator ​==== 
 + 
 +  - Connect ​the SpaceNavigator to an USB port 
 +  - Click on the menu item Window -> Use SpaceNavigator 
 +  - Rock and roll 
 +==== OSC enabled software or device like the Lemur ==== 
 + 
 +  * Any OSC enabled software or device can natively send data to OSCulator. ​ All you have to do is to make sure that the OSC output port of your device matches the OSC input port of OSCulator. 
 +  * Software based on the TUIO protocol will work out of the box too, though it might be easier for you to use the OSC input port ''​3333''​. 
 +  * The [[http://​www.jazzmutant.com/​|JazzMutant Lemur]] is usually sending its data on port ''​8000''​. 
 +  * To know the IP address of your computer, open the Network Utility application ((located in /​Applications/​Utilities)) and look for the IP Address. 
 +    * if your computer is connect with Airport, change the drop down menu to ''​Network Interface (en1)''​ 
 +    * if your computer is connect with Ethernet, change the drop down menu to ''​Network Interface (en0)''​ 
 + 
 +===== Output Setup =====
  
 Now that you have a working input, you can transform the incoming data to something useful. Now that you have a working input, you can transform the incoming data to something useful.
 +
 +Each line in OSCulator represents a received message. ​ There is a blinking light to indicate when activity has changed, so you know when data comes in.  The Event Type and Value columns are important, the first lets you choose the nature of the action you want to perform with your controller, and the second lets you configure it.
 +
 +For the sake of keeping the quick start guide minimal, we will only describe the MIDI Control Change configuration.
 +
 +==== MIDI Control Changes ====
 +
 +To be able to send MIDI Control Change data:
 +  - locate the message that corresponds to the particular control you want to bind and choose ''​MIDI CC''​ in the Event Type column
 +    * for example if you want to use the Roll of the Wiimote to control MIDI CC #16, select the message "1: roll" under ''/​wii/​1/​accel/​pry''​.
 +  - in the Value column, choose the control change number
 +  - now go to the software that will receive the control changes (Ableton Live for example), and open the preference for this software. ​ There should be a MIDI panel where you must activate the "​OSCulator Input" virtual MIDI interface.
 +  - depending on how the target software work, you may want to activate a MIDI learn mode((like in Live)), or manually configure the control change number((like in Traktor)).
 +
 +
quickstart/start.txt · Last modified: 2017/01/29 09:36 by camille