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A&H XONE K2

Submitted by Dj Blizzy on Sat, 12/28/2019 - 20:46
Dj Blizzy
Control Surface Studio User

Does any have a Xone K2 son file that would be will to share with me? I'm OCD and I just want to make music, not arts and crafts. Thanks!

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revisionmusik
Control Surface Studio User
#1

Guess i'll craft one now :)

John C
Forum Admin
#2

Hi both,

I've built a Xone K2 controller (json file attached below).
However,
I don't have the physical controller here so have only been able to add the controls so far - and make it look pretty.

If someone could import this and map the midi data then export and upload here that would be amazing and I know a lot of people would be extremely grateful!

mattpositive
Control Surface Studio User
#3

Hello. This seemed like a good first post opportunity.... Just got CSS last week. First project involves a K2, so I'll attempt to do the above request from @johncarney Stay safe. m+

Dj Blizzy
Control Surface Studio User
#4

Awesome, Thanks guys. I'm surprised that I can't find one somewhere, the K2 has been out for long time and is relatively popular.

John C
Forum Admin
#5

Woa there people!
We already have a completed K2 controller template available!
Just go to the import controller section inside CSS and you can import it direct.
I'll also attach the completed version to this post.
The k2 controller template includes full configuration for all 3 latching layers on the K2; thanks to the top team at Allen & Heath for sending over a unit for us to play with! ;)

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mattpositive
Control Surface Studio User
#6

@johncarney late last night I noticed on your instagram that a k2 had been acquired and that doing the thing above was probably not necessary but, if the midi populated json was still needed , maybe you can answer a q: in RCC, I imported the k2_no_midi_data json into Controller Manager, looked through the various assigned input controller type info, etc. But i couldn't figure out how to "map the midi data" for export. Am i over thinking this and just by importing your json file into controller manager i've automatically populated the mapped data , so all i would have had to do is export it back to a json? I'm still going through tutorials and such, so if the answer is just in a tutorial, i'll find it. But first im going to test drive the complete k2 controller template . thanks

Mangröve
Free User
#7

Someone already made a script for this?
Already made the first latching layer (red) so it's mapped to the first 4 tracks.
And I must say, pieeew, it works like a charm but it's allot of work.

It's unfortunate that if you make a copy of the track, you have to remap al buttons by hand.
And probably i'll have to do the same for every (copied) latching layer as well.

Is there an easier way of doing this :)
Maybe by script? (I'm already used to some clyphx coding)

So glad that the people of A&H already made a mappable controller layout!
And thanks to the remotify team for making my life (a bit) easier as well ;)
Great tool!

John C
Forum Admin
#8

Hi guys,

As I mentioned above, we have already built a Controller Template for the Xone K2 so there's no need to build this yourself.
It includes all 3 latching layers too.
In the App, go to the Controller Manager > then the import section and where you see Xone K2, click 'import'.
Once done you will have the Xone K2 template ready for use in your own scripts.
See the attached image below for details on importing.

unco
Free User
#9

please upload any script for k2 if any one who already done

rastitkac
Control Surface Studio User
#10

This is awesome! Thank you so much!
What would be the best approach, when I have 2 k2's linked?
Any feedback/ideas welcome.
Best regards, Rasti

rastitkac
Control Surface Studio User
#11

So after a little bit thinking, I decided to create a new controller template from the original one.
I rotated the layout by 90 degrees clockwise so that the layers are displayed from top to bottom (red, amber, green).
Then I duplicated every element and positioned the containers to the right of the original ones. This way the devices are displayed in the same way as they sit on my workbench.
Fortunately, when duplicating the elements all the data (including MIDI) is duplicated as well, so the only thing I had to change except the positions was the MIDI channel. I changed it to 14 as my 2nd K2 is set to that channel. I did it this way, because this is how linked K2s work: you will see only 1 K2 in your system and every button sends the same MIDI information as its counterpart on another K2, so you will have to change the MIDI channel to be able to get 2 distinct sets of MIDI information.
The task was a little bit tedious, but I don't want to imagine to write the definition code by hand ;)
From that experience, I have suggestions for quality of life improvement:
- it would be cool to be able to select, duplicate and change attributes of more elements at once
I know it would probably be a challenge, but hey, you already created a monster of an app, so I trust in your abilities.

Sorry for the novel, I thought it might help someone or a future me eventually.

Resulting JSON attached.

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John C
Forum Admin
#12

Hi Rasti,
This is amazing work, thanks for contributing it back here too.
It will 100% help others out!!

bradley
Free User
#13

Anyone have the script for the x2?