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DS-1 and Ableton not synchronized correctly


I have a problem with my DS-1. I have a Macbook Pro (late 2011, OSX 10.12.4), I use Ableton Live Version 9.7.3 64 bit and installed firmware 1.30. 

When I assign the buttons above the faders to the record-buttons in Live while changing the key output in the DS-1-editor to toggle in order to arm the track, I always have to press the button multiple times until the track is actually armed in Ableton. To be precise, it seems like the controller and Ableton are not synchronized correctly. Sometimes the controller shows the assigned “armed”-color while it is not actually armed in Ableton and the other way around. In Ableton the signal only works after pressing the button twice while the controller changes color every time I press the button. The same thing happens with the speaker-on button. The editor shows that the midi signals are being sent correctly but they don’t arrive in Ableton right away.     

Can anybody help me to solve this problem? Many thanks in advance!




  • Hi,

    Thanks for your answer. I'm using the DS1-Editor-Sorftware, not the Online Editor. If I change the buttons to momentary they work. But momentary is not what I want. I want to be able to see if the buttons are armed or not on the DS-1 which I can't see when I set the buttons to momentary. 

    I also have the problem that the DS-1 control surface I installed doesn't show up in the preferences in Ableton. The Script has been installed like it is described in the DS-1 Setup Guide. The files are in the right folder but still I can't find the control surface for the DS-1 in Ableton's preferences. 



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