Setting up with Cubase

In this page we’ll be getting Dubler 2 set up in Cubase.

First make sure that you have the Dubler application open, and that you’ve followed the in app steps to calibrate a mic. If you need, we have set up guides for calibrating your mic on both Mac an Windows.

Once this is done you can now open Cubase and enter one of your projects. Head to Studio at the top and then Studio Setup
In the Studio Setup navigate to MIDI Port Setup and make sure that both Visible and In 'All MIDI inputs' are selected for Dubler 2.
Once this is done you can now navigate to Audio System. Here we can set our output in order to ensure the latency is as low as possible when using Dubler.

IMPORTANT: If you're on windows and you’re not using an audio interface that comes with it’s own ASIO drivers you'll need to use ASIO4ALL as your output in Cubase in order to get low latency. You can find out how to set up ASIO4ALL here. Once your audio driver is selected make sure the buffer size for the driver matches the buffer size in Cubase
Next click on the driver you are using below and Audio System and navigate to the Control Panel. Here we can set the buffer size. In order to achieve low latency make sure the buffer size is at 128 samples or below
Next add a software instrument track that you want to control. In the Inspector tab on the left, open up the Edit Channel Settings drop down and select Dubler2 from the Input Routing box. Below that you can also select the MIDI channel that you want to receive information from. 

By default Channel 1 receives MIDI information from the PITCH side of Dubler
Channel 10 receives MIDI information from the TRIGGERS side of Dubler
This can be changed at any point in the Assign tab of Dubler.
Now this is done, you can arm the track and Dubler will be ready to use

MIDI Capture

Dubler MIDI Capture is an instrument plugin in Studio One that works alongside our standalone application. You can see the full tutorial on what the MIDI capture plugin does here
First, select Project → Add Track → Instrument to add your instrument track.
On the right hand side under Media, click VST Instruments, open the drop down menu under Vochlea and select Dubler MIDI Capture.
(NOTE: Dubler MIDI Capture is an Instrument plugin not a MIDI or Audio Effect)
In order for MIDI Capture to work it must be connected to the Dubler 2 app. You can do this by selecting ‘Open Dubler 2’ in the VST. Once Dubler is connected it will display ‘Connected to Dubler VST’ in the app.
It’s also important to note that for MIDI Capture to work smoothly, you must be in a Key Lock and have the Play tab open in the Dubler app.
MIDI Capture will reflect any changes or settings that you have selected in the Dubler app such as Key Restrictions. Once connected, you’re ready to record.

You can set up a separate track with any sound you want to control, and arm it to receive MIDI info in real time from Dubler 2 as per the instructions above. The track containing MIDI capture does not need to be armed or have the input set to Dubler2.

All you need to do is then press the spacebar to start recording with MIDI Capture. You do not need to press record in Ableton, unless you also want to record your idea in real time as well.
The recorded clip will be visible within MIDI capture which you can click and drag into Cubase.
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