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Mixing ► Using remote control

This section explains how to assign knobs or sliders on a MIDI controller to control specific parameters on specific tracks. If you have a control surface with groups of faders such as a Tascam US-428 or CM Labs MotorMix, see External devices.
SONAR‘s Remote Control function lets you use a MIDI device to remotely control knobs, buttons, and sliders in the Track and Console views. For example, you can:
The type of MIDI message used to work a control is selected in the Remote Control dialog box. The options are as follows:
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Message option
The button state is toggled when Note On is received, and toggled again when Note Off is received
The slider/knob value is set to the wheel value, with the values mapped from their original range of –8,192 to 8,191 to a range of 0 to 127
The slider/knob value is set to the RPN value, with the values mapped from their original range of 0 to 16,383 to a range of 0 to 127
The slider/knob value is set to the NRPN value, with the values mapped from their original range of 0 to 16,383 to a range of 0 to 127
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Right-click on the control and choose Remote Control from the pop-up menu.
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Set the MIDI Channel field to the channel that your controller sends out.
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You can now work the control from your MIDI device. If you click the Automation Write button on the track strip of the track you are recording on, you can record your external controller’s knob or fader movements.
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Right-click on the control and choose Disable Remote Control from the pop-up menu.

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