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samplers - 2000s / Re: akai mpc2000XL (2000) sampler / sequencer
« Last post by chrisNova777 on July 16, 2018, 03:31:59 PM »
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Think there's a difference in the versions of the MPC? Here's a note from one of the experts:

Someone wrote in repsonse to my "no one's going to tell what sequencer you are using":

> Obviously it's true that in the end result no one will be able to tell what sequencer you used, but YOU'LL certainly be able to tell while you're using it. Different sequencers do have a different feel, not so much in "sloppiness", but in how they record your playing with different "swing" settings.

Sevo replied:

There is no "swing" magic in any MPC. Timing-wise, there is no difference between the 2000 and 60/3000 other than the 60/3000 have twice the MIDI outs and hence, less likelyhood MIDI jams. All MPCs are solid 96ppqn MIDI sequencers (as tight as MIDI can be, which is not that much anyway) with a absolutely tight internal drum sequencer with zero delay between multiple simultaneous instruments. There is no particular groove magic going on in any MPC - the swing and note shift features are static, faultless and perform no more magic than their counterparts on any mid-eighties software sequencer. If you are looking for advanced shuffle and humanize functions, you'll have to switch off quantizing and play them by hand - or use a big software sequencer and suffer its sloppy MIDI timing.

Someone also said:

> This isn't too important in electronic dance music where you don't really use a swing setting at all, but for other forms - particularly R&B; - it can make a huge difference to the composer. I know for a fact that my Linn 9000 has a different swing feel to any software sequencer I've used, and that's why I still use it today.

Sevo states:

The Linn 9000 has no swing magic either! If you are hearing a difference, it will be the higher mechanical precision rather than any artificial human sloppyness - humanizers are the domain of software sequencers. Or rather were - humanizers (which were the most advertized feature in the early days of Cubase and Logic) seem to be unpopular nowadays, and aren't mentioned at all in current software sequencer publicity. The Linn and MPC have realtime OSes, fully integrated sound generators, and a far, far better timing than software sequencers - even more so as the software sequencers have to pump their data through MIDI, which can't handle two events at once. But they are precise rather than magic. Try it, and plug your Linn into a harddisk recorder and count out the samples between beats - you'll see that the beats are dead on whatever grid you programmed or played rather than performing any swing of their own...

Someone also blurbed:

> I mean, if you play the same pattern using Logic to control a JP-8000 that play using an ARP sequencer to control a 2600 the listener won't care, but the composer will definitely find a difference in how they work.

Sevo's final word:

Different issue - ergonomics and conceptual models certainly shape the way you work. But that will alter the beat you write rather than its timing.

Sevo -- Sevo Stille
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General / Miscellaneous / colour scheme
« Last post by chrisNova777 on July 14, 2018, 01:52:30 AM »
does anyone think the colour scheme is hard on the eyes?
i had this comment from someone on facebook - but im just curious if people think i should try to come up with an alternate look for the site
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Cakewalk Sonar / Re: what is project 5?
« Last post by chrisNova777 on July 14, 2018, 01:51:12 AM »
im not so much personally interested in it.. i was more interested in making it available online for others.. i use mediafire.com - theres many different filesharing services that can host a 3gb file
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Propellerheads Reason / Re: Hardware bundled with Recycle
« Last post by chrisNova777 on July 14, 2018, 01:39:30 AM »
http://www.oldschooldaw.com/forums/index.php/topic,238.0.html

see the archived propellerheads websites
i dont think it was ever sold with an audio interface - no
but u can easily cross-refference the audio interfaces that were available for purchase at the time that recycle first came on the market

at the time of its original launch - there was no windows version and i believe it supported the sound manager which is the built in audio interface built into any macintosh computer

1994 was the original year that recycle was launched i believe
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synths - early 90s / Re: expansion DATA cards for JV880 (1992)
« Last post by Romans on July 12, 2018, 03:46:03 AM »
These are banks from PN-JV80-01, PN-JV80-02, PN-JV80-03, PN-JV80-04, PN-JV80-05 in .mid file format.
Also JV-880 Internal (User) bank included.

Use your hardware sequencer for sending to JV-880. Also any DAW can be used - import .mid. Cable from PC's soundcard MIDI OUT should go to JV-880 MIDI IN. You know already :) Click play on DAW - .mid file is beeing sent.


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synths - early 90s / Re: expansion DATA cards for JV880 (1992)
« Last post by Romans on July 12, 2018, 03:09:08 AM »
I'd like to remind, that .syx files for JV-1080, JV-2080 can't be loaded into JV-880.
To know if .syx can be transfered to JV-880, there's SysEx File Verification Utility:

http://llamamusic.com/super-jx/SysEx_Verify_Beta_v1a.html

Patches from PN-JV80-05 and PN-JV80-07 data cards are from JV-1000.

I only have JV-880, so I can't be sure about .syx files below (see attachment):

patches from JV-1000 (preset banks + user bank) for JV-1080, JV-2080.

I hope that these pathes will work with your JV-1080, JV-2080.

P.S. Compare JV-1000 & JV-880 PDF manual to see which patches are the same with both modules, which are different.




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synths - early 90s / Re: expansion DATA cards for JV880 (1992)
« Last post by oldschoolamp on July 11, 2018, 09:27:18 PM »
Hi Chucky!

Download from here: http://www.synthzone.com/midi/roland/jv80/jvsyxzip.zip

You'll find PN-JV80-01, 02, 03, 04, 05 (.syx files) in this zip file. There's some other soundbanks - Arabia.syx, Bass.syx, US_JV880.syx (Internal), EXP_001.syx etc.

P.S. I'm also still looking for PN-JV80-07.syx file. No luck so far :(

I think it would be great if anyone, who has PN-JV-06, 07 soundbanks, would share these in .syx format here for free. Thanks!

Thank you for the link.  I have PN-JV80-06, which requires the SR-JV80-02 Orchestral ROM expansion. After downloading SysEx Librarian for OS X, I was able to load the other syx info from your link to my JV2080.  I was then able to figure out how to record a SysEx dump of the PN-JV80-06 card to upload it in this post.   It has the 64 patches, 16 performances, and 1 rhythm set.  Hope it helps those looking.  When I find the PN-JV80-07 card on eBay or Reverb I will upload that as well.  This forum group has helped me beyond words.  Much appreciated!

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even tho the title says pcp_LED that is the file that is currently posted on m-audio.com
im not sure its correct.. i dont even think there were win98/winME drivrs for this interface
i have the original 1.44mb 3.5" floppies that came with the portman 4x4/s but those drivers are for
windows 95/3.1
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General / Miscellaneous / About c-mexx c-console for Yamaha DSP factory ds2416
« Last post by gorgo25050 on July 09, 2018, 02:00:07 AM »
Please does anyone know where can I find C-console 1.4 for DS2416 Oxygen release?
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Cakewalk Sonar / Re: what is project 5?
« Last post by rasputin on July 08, 2018, 05:16:22 PM »
OK, I found the Project 5 media. The install disc for version 2 is a 3 GB DVD-ROM. Sort of big to upload. There's also the 2.5 update which is 250 MB (and a 2.5.1 patch on the same CD-ROM)

Let me know if you want these things and I'll be glad to send it to you for shipping costs.
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