Impulse

Articles concerning the Novation Impulse range

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Delete the files in the following locations: Bass Station: Mac HD/Library/Audio/Plugins/VST/BassStation.vst Mac HD/Library/Audio/Plugins/VST/BassStationStereo.vst Mac HD/Library/Audio/Plugins/...
Automap performs a check to see if the firmware on your Impulse is up to date. If new firmware is available Automap will automatically prompt you to update the Impulse. On rare occasions the update...
Since the release of OSX 10.7, your Mac is initially set up to only allow Applications found on the App Store to install on your computer as a Security Measure. Otherwise, it will consider the...
Automap uses a feature called "follow focus" to switch between the Impulse controlling different plug-ins. Simply open the plug-in GUI for your Automap wrapped plug-in within your DAW and Automap...
No, the encoders are not touch sensitive, however the Impulse does have a Learn function which is easily put into practice by clicking a parameter in your software then moving an encoder.
Yes, Impulse works with Automap 4 or above. The latest version of Automap can be downloaded from the Novation website.
No. The Impulse, along with the other MIDI controllers in the Novation range, features channel aftertouch only.
It is possible to use a 3rd party bit of software, GarageRemote (available to download here ), to allow MIDI control of the transport in GarageBand. On the Impulse select the Setup button and ensure...
To make adjustments to hardware controls on the Impulse, press the 'Controls' button and move any control on the unit. Now you can freely change CC, Channel number, Min and Max values and Ports...
Please follow the procedure below to perform a factory reset on the Impulse. 1) Hold down the 'shift', '+' and '-' buttons then connect the USB cable to the Impulse. 2) You will now be in the boot...
Yes, the Impulse controllers come with MIDI IN and MIDI OUT standard 5-pin din connectors on the rear panel of the unit.
No, there is only one version of Automap 4 which includes all implemented features. All future Automap 4 updates will be free of charge.
Sustain pedals are usually wired in one of two ways. Some sustain pedals have a switch which is used to change polarity. The Impulse automatically detects the polarity of a connected sustain pedal...
Middle 'C' is usually C3 which is defined as MIDI note 60. This is sometimes debated. For example some MIDI devices sometimes have C4 as MIDI note 60. Novation define middle 'C' as C3 which is the...