Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Xiao Mx Ableton Control Surface Script

The Xiao can be mapped as a control surface to control transport from the cherry switches. I find this useful for my setup. The six buttons are mapped to rewind, fast forward, loop, play, stop, rec. 

Download the user config file here:

Place this file in /Users/[Username]/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live x.x.x/User Remote Scripts/XiaoMx/UserConfiguration.txt

Download the sketch here: 

Upload this file to the Xiao board. In Ableton, open up preferences and go the Link Tempo MIDI tab. Select the XiaoMx script in the Control Surface drop down menu. Select the Xiao as the input and output.