The settings window is where you can configure various aspects of your audio interface, MIDI connections, and other application-level parameters. You can reach this page by clicking the gear icon on the bottom right of the app or by selecting which settings window you'd like to open from the
Sensory Percussion menu on Mac or
File on Windows.
There are also some keyboard shortcuts you can use::
- Audio settings: ⌘/ctrl + ,
- MIDI devices: ⌘/ctrl + .
- Keyboard shortcuts: ⌘/ctrl + K
The Audio Settings page is where you can configure various parameters of your audio interface. If you're using the EVANS Portal, you will see a custom audio settings page with an image of the Portal and the ability to choose Recommended or Custom settings. Sensory Percussion has recommended settings for active channels, sample rate, and buffer size. Although the recommended buffer size is 128 samples, if your machine is fast enough, lowering it to 64 samples will improve performance.
The input and output VU meters are visual indicators of your signal levels. Clicking the play button to the left of the output meter will play a test tone.
Show channel layout button will show you the 12 input and 16 output channels of the Portal, allowing you to activate/deactivate however you'd like:
If you're using any audio interface other than the EVANS Portal, your audio settings page will look like this, with the channel layout open by default:
This page allows you to view the email your Sunhouse account is registered to and sign in/out of this account. You can also opt in/out of our anonymous analytics collections.
On this page, you can view and activate/deactivate MIDI inputs and outputs. If you're using an interface that has MIDI in/out, it will appear in these dropdowns, as well as any virtual MIDI ports that are active on your computer. For more information on using MIDI with Sensory Percussion, check out out our how-to articles on receiving MIDI in and sending MIDI out.
On this page, you can view and edit all keyboard shortcuts for the Sensory Percussion app. Click on any of the existing default shortcuts to change/remove them. You can also add shortcuts that don't exist by default.