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Chapter 12. Mixing It Down > Remote Control

Remote Control

Even with grouping, you still might find it cumbersome to adjust onscreen parameters with your mouse. To remedy this situation, SONAR provides a Remote Control feature. With the Remote Control feature, you can use an external MIDI device to control the changes to the onscreen parameters in the Console view or Track view. For example, if you have a MIDI keyboard, you can use a key on the keyboard to manipulate one of the button parameters. Or if you have a pitch bend wheel on your keyboard, you can use it to manipulate one of the knob or slider parameters.

By assigning different types of MIDI controller messages to the parameters in the Console view or Track view, you no longer have to use your mouse to change the value of the parameters; you can use the actual buttons and keys or levers and sliders on your MIDI instrument or device. To activate the Remote Control feature for a parameter, just follow these steps:


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