The Basics

Welcome
Welcome to the ARCADE knowledge base! Here you’ll find everything you need to know about setting up, using, and mastering ARCADE. ARCADE is a loop synthesi...
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 at 1:38 PM
Subscribing, Installing, and Loading
Subscribing ARCADE is an internet connected software plugin that requires an active subscription. In order to subscribe, please visit output.com/arcade. Wh...
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 at 10:23 AM
How to Load ARCADE in Common DAWs
Below we’ll explain how to load ARCADE in common DAWs. Before doing this, please make sure you’ve downloaded and installed ARCADE as described here. Ablet...
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Lines, Kits, and Loops
What is a Line? Lines are collections of sounds that fit a common theme and musical purpose. Each Line contains a curated set of Kits and Loops designed...
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019 at 5:32 PM
Downloading and Loading Kits and Loops
To download a Kit or Loop, click the download button on the far right-hand side of the browser cell:  While the download is in progress, you’ll see a ...
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019 at 5:35 PM
Play Mode and Browse Mode
The Play Mode The Play Mode is where you can play a Kit without getting too far into the details. Here you have the four macro sliders and access to all...
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019 at 5:40 PM
The Keyboard: White & Black Keys
At the bottom of every page in ARCADE you will see the GUI (Graphical User Interface) Keyboard.  The Keyboard will be used to play Loops and Modifiers...
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 at 1:53 PM
Using Macros
Each Kit comes with 4 Macros. A Macro is a way to control multiple parameters at once with a single slider. Use the 4 Macro sliders on the Play Mode to dras...
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 at 1:57 PM
Changing Session Key
ARCADE is designed to ensure Loops always play back in the key of your song, referred to as the Session Key. Every Kit in ARCADE is built with a particular...
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019 at 1:11 PM
Menu Tab
Clicking the Menu Tab icon   in the upper right-hand corner of the Play Mode view opens the Menu Tab: This page contains additional settings that affect ...
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019 at 5:45 PM
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