Digital Performer:Set Click

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To turn on the click in Digital Performer go to Studio/Click. You might first need to go to Studio/Click Preferences and set the preferences (see below). You can also turn on/off the click by clicking the click icon and set it's preferences by double clicking it.


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Click Options

Digital Performer Click preferences dialog.png

Type of click

Audio

This will generate a click from various preset click sounds.These can be assigned to any audio outputs on your audio interface(s).

MIDI

This will transmit a MIDI note for each click sound.

MIDI click

If you select MIDI as your click source you will need to set the MIDI instrument that will produce the click sounds as well as the note number and other parameters.

Accentuated

The Accentuated menu sets the source device for the click that will play on every downbeat

Pitch

The pitch sets the MIDI note that will play

Velocity

The Velocity is the velocity of the MIDI note that will play.

Gate

The Gate is the duration of the MIDI note that will play

Normal

The Normal menu sets the source device for the click that will play on every beat of a measure not including the downbeat

Pitch

The pitch sets the MIDI note that will play

Velocity

The Velocity is the velocity of the MIDI note that will play.

Gate

The Gate is the duration of the MIDI note that will play

Audio Click

This sets the output that the audio click will play from.

Accentuated

This sets the type of click and volume of all clicks that fall on beat 1 of a measure

Normal

This sets the type of click and volume of all clicks that fall on all beats except beat 1 of a measure.

Master volume

This sets the master volume for both clicks while retaining their independent volume relationship.


Visual punches

These are visual flashes that appear on screen in conjunction with each click.In order for Visual Punches to work, a movie must be imported into Digital Performer.


Accentuated

This is the color and size of the punches that fall on the first beat of each measure.

Normal

This is the color and size of the punches that fall on all except the first beat of each measure.

Punches output

This determines the output of the punches.

Options

These are a series of options that allow you to customize the click. They are self explanatory.

  • Always click
  • Only during countoff
  • Only when recording
  • No accent


Audition click

This allows you to hear the click before actually using it within a session.