Linux driver for Novation Launchpad

Linux driver for Novation Launchpad ID 1235:000e

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Description

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Driver for the Novation 'launchpad' NOT FOR 'LAUNCHPAD S'
For more information about my launchpad project, go here: http://videca.wordpress.com/2012/09/24/endriver-for-novation-launchpad/

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Driver pour le launchpad de Novation, PAS POUR LE 'LAUNCHPAD S'
Pour plus d'informations sur mon projet launchpad, faites un tour ici : http://forum.ubuntu-fr.org/viewtopic.php?id=1043581

Linux driver for Novation Launchpad Web Site

Features

  • Installer made for debian-like, must be reinstalled when update kernel version
  • If you want to use launchpad as MIDI device, you can do it with my 'launchpadctrl' software
  • Handle usb device ID 1235:000e Novation launchpad
  • Create a device /dev/nlpXXX
  • Reading, 250 bytes buffer (125 simultaneous commands max, if more, it ’s dropped)
  • Writing, 2 to 8 bytes buffer (4 commands max, hardware limitation)
  • Select() usable for reading
  • Available options for software which communicate with it :
  • ** Retrieve the launchpad stat (176 or144)
  • ** Retrieve driver version
  • ** Driver send 2 octets when launchpad is unplugged
  • Compile and works on 2.6.32 (64bits) and 3.2.0, 3.5.0, 3.8.0 (32bits) kernels (others not tested)
  • My driver will be updated for every kernel I ’ll use
  • Writing (lights) does not work on low-latency and real-time kernels

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    Very useful. Thanks.

    Posted 06/24/2013
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Intended Audience

End Users/Desktop

Programming Language

C

Registered

2012-09-24
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