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Old 04-29-2019, 09:48 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Geoff Waddington View Post
AFAIK, the X-Touch is 14 bit protocol, just like any other MCU clone.
The actual physical limitation is the motorized fader -- usually about 10 bit -- 1024 steps.
The X-Touch Compact uses 7 bit protocol -- 128 steps.
Of course in MC mode, the protocol is defined to be 14 bits, but I tested that with the "Compact" the lower bits are not used (details see appropriate message in the other thread). As the other Behringer products supposedly use the same hardware for the faders (-> just $ 16 a piece ! ), it might be that these are limited to 7 bits. But maybe just the "Compact" firmware is crappy. That is why a decent research is necessary.

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