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Keith McMillen QuNeo

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Keith McMillen QuNeo is a USB multi purpose pad controller and features tactile pads, sliders, rotary sensors and switches. Works with USB, MIDI or OSC and will communicate most music software environments right out of the box.


  • 27 pads, sliders and rotary sensors are pressure, velocity, and location sensitive. Even the 17 switches respond to how hard you press.
  • LED Light Feedback - variably diffusive elastomers with 251 multi-color LEDs, 16 square pads provide 127 levels of Velocity response, X-Y location and continuous pressure.
  • 2 rotary sensors allow you to scrub, trigger, stretch, pinch and play phrases and sound files, manipulate continuous controllers and more .
  • Each rotary sensor measures angle, pressure and distance from the center.
  • 9 touch sensitive sliders can thomann be mapped to fader and effects controls.
  • LEDs within each slider act as VU meters.
  • QuNeo is the size of an iPad (V1) and can fit in iPad accessories such as mic clips, stands and more.
  • Advanced users and programmers can use the development kit and API to create their own code to respond to QuNeo's sensor data. Hack away to control your world in ways never before possible!

Keith McMillen QuNeo Factory Midi mapping v1.0 for Mixxx 1.10+

The mapping is included with the QuNeo installer, make sure to click the “Mixxx” check box when prompted during the installation. Alternatively download the Installer from The MIDI mapping preset goes with QuNeo’s factory preset number 12. To change the factory preset, select the blue MODE button on the device and press tab #12. Also see Youtube - Setting up Mixxx with QuNeo.

It turns QuNeo into a full fledged DJ controller using Mixxx. It includes controls for 2 players: play, sync, cue, tempo controls, crossfading, scratching, and various volume controls accessible from QuNeo.

The next image shows what MIDI data will output for each sensor in the mapping. The top 2 rows of Pads are in Grid Mode and the bottom 2 rows of Pads are in Drum Mode. This preset doesn’t use banks. Rotaries are set to use Direction instead of Location. Velocity response is fixed at 127 for all notes.

Keith McMillen QuNeo Alternative Midi mapping for Mixxx 1.10+

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