Chapter 1: Overviews
Chapter 2: Working with Smart Controls
Mapping Parameters (4:44)
Range & Scaling Parameters (7:33)
Menu Items (5:10)
Map to External Controller (3:38)
Saving Settings & 3rd Party Plug-Ins (6:53)
Chapter 3: Advanced Skills
Chapter 4: Putting it all together
If you use Apple Logic Pro X, then using Smart Controls is a must learn. Join Apple Certified Trainer Doug Zangar as he explores Logic's newest innovative tweaking tools, allowing you to control Logic Pro X in ways you've never thought possible!
Doug begins the series with an overview, explaining the different ways to access Smart Controls and what they actually do. Doug then takes a close look at Mapping Parameters and Scaling, before explaining Menu Items such as Copying & Pasting. Next, Doug dives deep into creating and deleting Mappings to an external controller before sharing some tips on how to save your Smart Controls settings with both Native and 3rd party plug-ins.
Moving on to some advanced techniques, Doug shares examples of how Smart Controls work with Track Stacks and takes a closer look at Articulation ID and Automation, both off-line and in real-time. Finally, it's time to put it all together and see some advanced Smart Controls in action. Doug uses an expression pedal to control the wah & delay in Guitar Rig and works with a Summing Stack.
Guest trainer Eli Krantzberg then closes this series out with an in-depth tutorial on using a single Smart Control knob, controlled by an external fader, that can be mapped to control various synth, MIDI FX, plug-in, and send parameters simultaneously, each with unique scalings and min/max ranges.
If you're new to Logic Pro X's Smart Controls, and are ready to take them on and get smart with Logic Pro X, this is the series for you... Get "Smart Controls Explained" today.
Why Users Choose Us
There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.
We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.
Save Time & Money
Our library brings over 1500 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.
Submitted 2 years ago
Smart Controls offer more than I thought
I find this series very useful, because I want to map my midi controls to all kind of controls in Logic Pro X. I knew the basics of doing this, but after watching this series, I got a lot more idea's of how I can use these smart controls. It really showed me some things I did not know about before. A lot of practical examples are given which is great. So I really think it is worth your time watching this series. One minor point is that I did find it sometimes go a bit to fast without a proper introduction about what was going on. So sometimes I could not follow it precisely or only after a while. So that is why I did not give it 5 stars, but other than that, I think it is great and worth your time.
I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist
You might be also interested in
The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.
Logic Pro X wiz Doug Zangar brings you the definitive collection of video tutorials covering everything you need to know about automation in Logic Pro X. After viewing this series, you'll know how to automate anything and everything in Logic Pro X, making tracking, creative experimentation, and mixing simple and exciting!
Your personal Logic Orchestra awaits! Eli Krantzberg guides you through a comprehensive series on how to create realistic orchestral arrangements using nothing but Logic Pro X and its built-in instruments. You also get the Logic Project files so you can follow along and experiment!
Learn the nuts and bolts of mixing in Logic Pro X! Eli Krantzberg takes you on a mixing journey using nothing but LPX, showing you all the features and functions, steps, techniques and theories to use to create a professional sounding product. You also get the full Logic Project and audio files so you can mix or remix along in real-time!
The Logic wiz Doug Zangar returns, this time with a Know-How series on the powerful Marker features in Logic Pro X! These in-depth video tutorials will show you how Markers make recording, editing and navigating in LPX, way more efficient and fun.
The Marquee tool in Logic Pro X is one of the most powerful tools, but least understood. In this video tutorial series, Logic guru Doug Zangar shares his Logic Pro X Know-How with you, teaching you everything you need to know about this multi-faceted, powerhouse tool!
Logic Pro X is a powerful tool for mixing. In this tutorial video series, Eli Krantzberg demonstrates how to use Logic Pro X to mix drum tracks and get a polished professional sound.
Say you need to bring some audio into Logic Pro X, set up a Take Folder, or work with drum tracks? In this video tutorial series, Logic guru Doug Zangar shares his Logic Pro Know-How with you, teaching you the advanced audio importing techniques you need to know!
Logic Score Editor guru Doug Zangar is back with the most comprehensive series on how to understand and use Logic Pro X’s Score Editor! In Volume 1, you’ll find 27 video tutorials covering everything from a basic overview of the Score Editor and its interface, to Note Entry and the Staff Styles Window.
Say you’ve recorded an amazing drum take, but there’s just a couple tiny flubs. If you’re a Logic Pro X user, you have some fantastic tools at your disposal to make those moments right, even when dealing with a full, multi-tracked drum kit. In this in-depth video tutorial series, studio pro Matt Whatley shows you how.