In addition to the recommended Cakewalk/SONAR mode, the Mackie Control surface now supports two extra emulation modes that can be used if your control surface does not provide a dedicated Cakewalk/SONAR mode:
Mackie Control Universal (Universal Mode). Emulates Mackie’s default button layout.
Mackie Control Universal (Cubase Mode). Emulates Mackie’s Cubase/Nuendo button layout.It is important that both Cakewalk and your control surface are configured to use the same mode in order to ensure that buttons on the control surface map to the correct functions in Cakewalk.Figure 2. Mackie Control Surface.
Earlier versions of the Mackie Control protocol required a handshake during the initialization of the control surface. Mackie removed this requirement in later versions.To reflect this change, the Disable Handshake option is now checked by default to bypass the handshake process.
Note: You may have to uncheck Disable Handshake on older devices when using the Cakewalk/SONAR mode.Routing and track/bus ordering are now cached internally in order to avoid unnecessary repeated calculations during the control surface refresh process. This results in improved UI performance when using a very fast refresh rate.The cache is reset every time the routing or track ordering changes, and then rebuilt again on the next query from the control surface.
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