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Device Racks

16.1  What Are Racks?

Up until now we have only looked at basic instrument devices (e.g., Impulse, Simpler, etc.) and various MIDI/Audio effects. These have all been very exciting and no doubt sparked your creative juices, but they are all examples of fairly traditional Live devices that can be created without the assistance of a Device Rack. If you thought the early examples were fun, then you are in for a treat. Instrument Racks, Drum Racks, and Effects Racks take Live devices to the next level—a good reason to graduate to Suite if you haven’t already!

A Device Rack provides you with the ability to build complex devices by combining effects and instruments with flexible hands-on parametric controls into one contained device ...

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