This page covers connecting Ableton Live to ControlRoom Hub.
ControlRoom Hub is a lightweight easy-to-use Mac/PC application that runs on your DAW computer. You can use the Hub to configure your ControlRoom settings and map MIDI controls for your DAW. The Hub is the middleman between your VR headset and your DAW, facilitating all the necessary two-way communication over your local wifi network.
This guide assumes that you have already:
- Installed ControlRoom Hub and the DAW plugins
- Installed ControlRoom VR on your VR Headset
- Connected the VR app to the Hub
Detailed Setup Instructions
Make sure you have completed the steps in Setting Up VR.
In the Hub, navigate to the settings menu by clicking the gear icon.
In the DAW dropdown, select Ableton Live.
Open the DAW subpage, and in the Tracks dropdown, select the number of tracks (8 or 16) you’d like your VR Console to display from your Ableton sessions.
Launch Ableton Live
Open Ableton Preferences and navigate to the Link/Midi page
Open one of the dropdown menus under Control Surface and choose ControlRoom.
Leave Input and Output set to None
In the MIDI section, configure the settings as follows:
Turn on Track and Remote for Input: ControlRoom Out 3
Turn on Track and Remote for Output: ControlRoom In 3
Close the Ableton Preferences window.
Connect Ableton to ControlRoom Hub
Once these steps are completed, Using ControlRoom with Ableton Live
Still have questions about setting up the Hub or have suggestions about how we could improve this page? Try our customer service portal.