User Manual - Scale O Mat 4

Scale-O-Mat 4 is a Scale correction Device for Ableton Live 10 to have

Control of the harmony over the whole Live Set.  
Scale-O-Mat 4 comes with two devices:

- the Scale-O-Mat 4 Device

- Instant Scale Device 

you’ll find all Scales included in Ableton Push  Controller and 

also the Scale Collection of Tobias Hunke.

You can replace the native Ableton “Scale Device” with Scale-O-Mat’s (… and Chord-O-Mat’s)

“Instant Scale” Device to have the same Scale all over your Live Set. 

It’s recommended to use only one instance of the 

Scale-O-Mat 4 Device in your Live Project. 

Because the Devices communicates also with other Devices, there could be unwanted behaviors when you use more than one Scale-O-Mat 4 Device in your Live Project.

Scale-O-Mat 4 works together with Chord-O-Mat 3 and
Modular Sequencer. If you switch the scale of one Device all others will follow.

Scale-O-Mat 4 is a customized Device for Tyondai Braxton.

Have fun!

Here you can set the root note & the scale of the selected scale group

Reset: if you have hanging notes

Set how much scale groups you want to use

Here you can see & also set the range of the Individual group

This is one of four scale group, where you can set  the range of the incoming Notes, the root note & 

the scale of the group Mode: 

- processing off, scale or a learned chord

- Learn chords

- Switch between pitched & gated
   (pitched = “wrong” notes will be pitched
   to the selected Scale; gated: = “wrong” Notes

   Will be ignored) 

- Pitch by Note & Pitch by Octave

Select the scale group

What’s the Instant Scale Device

The Instant Scale Device is a Device that is working with Scale-O-Mat 4 and Chord-O-Mat 3 to replace Abletons stock „Scale“ effect. 

it enables you to control the harmony of your whole Liveset from within the Scale-O-Mat 4 or Chord-O-Mat 3 so, you’re able to have always the same scale all over your project and with up to four individual scale groups you have a lot of possibilities to play with individual scales with ease.

You can place the instant scale Device in any other Midi Track of your Live Project and you can assign them to one of four Groups, which can be remote controlled from the Chord-O-Mat Trigger Device.

In the popup menu you can choose if the Inatant Scale Device is connected to Chord-O-Mat 3 or to Scale-O-Mat 

You can have up to four independent scale groups. I every group, you can set up a scale, pitch or filter the notes according the selected scale.

It’s also possible  to transpose, mute or bind all scales to  a specific group.

All: click here to bind 

All other groups to this 


Set the scale correction mode

select group

On / Off

Set input range

Link this scale group to Chord-O-Mat 3 or Modular Sequencer (see page 6)

transpose octave

transpose halftones

Pitched: if pitch is selected, all notes, which doesn’t fit in the scale will be pitched.

Gated: if gated is selected, all notes, which doesn’t fit in the scale will be bypassed.

Learn: will learn the notes fro the input of your Keyboard once you release the notes

Instant: will learn always the input of your keyboard

Paste the Instant Scale device inside every miditrack, to have control over your scales in the whole Live project.

If you click the “ALL” button, the scale will be adapted to all other Groups. 

This instant Scale Device is connected to Chord-O-Mat 3

You’re able to assign the pitch to the instant scale device now. There’re three modes: Group, free and fix

Group: the pitch is always connected to the selected group

Free: the pitch can be assigned to any group no matter which scale group is selected

Fix: You can set the pitch independently for the instant scale device

To work with  the same scale in different devices, like Scale-O-Mat 3 or Modular Sequencer you can activate the “Link to scale” button. If you change the scale or rootnote in one device all other devices will follow.

! Please take care with your automation. It’s not recomended to automate the scale while using the “link to scale” function.

Version 4.0.2

- updated „instant scale“ device brings now individual settings for pitch 

- some minor bugfixes

Version 4.0

- added new Scales

- New GUI

- Instant learning notes

- Shared scale settings with Chord-O-Mat 3 & Modular Sequencer

- Shared „instant Scale“ Device with Chord-O-Mat 3

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