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MarkMosherMusic

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2012, 03:22:32 AM »

- Remove licence information at the top! --> That's IMPORTANT: My personal data should not appear here,
   because I plan to make tutorials with this synth! At least hide it within the settings (see above).

+ 1 on this one. I plan to project Saurus plus do tutorials. I don't mind my name being shown but having my email on the panel is not good.
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Add ability to have different values for pitch wheel up and down
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2012, 03:29:13 AM »
I really like the ability to map different up and down values for the pitch wheel. For example +2 up -12 down. One way to implement this would be to add 2 modulation sources in addition to "Pitchw.". You could add "PitchwUp" and "PitchwDown".  add "PitchwUp" and "PitchwDown".

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Ability to enter param and modulation parameters via keyboard
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2012, 03:42:50 AM »
Sometimes I just want to plug in a value without turning a knob (since I use a laptop 100% of the time without a mouse). It would be cool to allow for data entry via keyboard on a parameter (and also in mod matrix value). Some other synths I've seen allow this if you simply double click on a param. Doing so shows the current value and you can then just type in a value number. This would be a real time saver when you know exactly what value you want for a parameter.
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Patch Search
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2012, 03:44:43 AM »
There are so many great patches in your synths that I find myself withing for a patch search that allowed me to enter a search string and offered a results list. I'd also use this feature to hunt for patches by designer.
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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2012, 06:43:55 AM »
Is there a way to hide the keyboard and mod/pitch wheels at the bottom of the UI?  If not I would love this option to be added to save on space.

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2012, 05:23:25 AM »
A 3rd LFO would be extremely nice.  Or a vibrato control with adjustable speed and depth even if it could only be controlled in the mod matrix.

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2012, 04:49:18 PM »
Love the sound of this little beast - smooth creamy filters and lots of brilliance and warmth!

There are a few things I'd love to see added though:

A dedicated octave switch for easy transposing of both oscillators up and down.

A dedicated noise knob so you don't have to do it through the Matrix

Can't really have enough LFO's so I'd love to see some auxiliary LFO's in the Matrix section.

Being able to modulate the Phase. Syncing the phase of osc 1 and 2 (via the Phase knob not the sync button) is great for tightening up a bass sound but makes the sound more static. Being able to add subtle phase modulation around the "sweet spot" would make it more organic again.

Being able to randomize the glide per voice. Gives you a way fatter and "smeared" glide especially in unison modes.

Some quirks/bugs?

With the boost button (it says bass boost in the display) enabled on sounds with short release time you get a high frequency noise/click on release.

There's something strange with the overall note stealing. When using a sustain pedal (pedal down) you can't trigger the same note twice without a releasing the pedal first. Makes playing electric piano kind of sounds with a pedal extremely awkward. This is in both poly modes and also both mono modes.

When in mono legato mode, holding down one note, playing another and releasing it again the first note will play again like expected. But when holding down more than two notes, releasing the third or however many you have held down, the first note will play again, not the previous one you just played. This makes for strange sounding "sloppy" glissandos, like when you run/drag your hand/palm/fingers up and down the keys Hammond style.

In normal mono it also behaves unexpectedly when holding down more than one note and releasing a note again.

Sometimes when pressing the BPM sync buttons on the LFO's  the light doesn't go on. you have to repeatedly press it.  I've also had ghost images of the lights stick when using the button switch osc wave forms and filter types.         

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2012, 01:56:53 PM »
Requested by users:

- Clicking on the arrows in the preset browser should also be possible - not only the buttons

- An additional soundset with analog sounds

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2012, 04:46:53 PM »
Just noticed that you loose Phase sync (with the knob) when repeating notes with a longer release unless you are in poly 16 mode.

Try selecting preset Bandpass snapper BT and turn the Phase knob all the way to the right (360) to hear it more clearly. Play a note repeatedly. In mono, mono legato and old poly 8 mode, the oscillators still sound free running. Switch to poly 16 and the phase is synced and the sound is more static.

I guess this has to do with the note stealing algorithms somehow. Would be great if this could be fixed so the Phase sync sounds the same in all modes.

Markus :

The phase of an Osc is retriggered when a new voice starts to play. If you are in mono or old poly mode the voice is reused without retriggering the phase. That's the way analog synths work. If you want a modern sound with retriggered phases on every note on you must switch to poly 16 mode.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2012, 09:33:03 AM by Markus Feil »

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2012, 04:55:39 PM »
+ 1 on this one:


- Remove licence information at the top! --> That's IMPORTANT: My personal data should not appear here,
   because I plan to make tutorials with this synth! At least hide it within the settings (see above).

and this one:

I wish the Save Favourite feature and the favourite folder from ElectraX is included.

greetings,
Mike
ElectraX, AcustiX Enhancer

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Expose buttons to host
« Reply #25 on: April 21, 2012, 06:49:14 AM »
Hi Markus,

I just did a post on how I map Saurus via the "configure" button in Ableton Live. Right now you expose all knobs through the plugin to the host. Can you please add buttons as well (like waveform shape, LFO shape etc...)

Thanks,

Mark
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Delay Modulation Source
« Reply #26 on: April 21, 2012, 05:29:48 PM »
The decay modulation sources are great. It would be handy to have the opposite - a "Delay" modulation source that would allow for delaying LFO start times etc. It is possible to achieve this now with say Aux Env modulating another source via "Matrix" but it would be much more direct to add "Delay" types which would also free up Aux Env.
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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2012, 06:19:11 AM »
A wet/dry control for the filter to allow the dry signal to bleed through.
A peak-width control for the bandpass, notch, and formant/peakEQ filters.
A fade-in or delay control for the dry/wet on the Chorus effect so you can use it without taking the punch out of your sounds.
« Last Edit: April 24, 2012, 07:14:56 AM by Burkuagh »

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #28 on: April 27, 2012, 12:06:16 AM »
I would love to be able to mute individual slots in the mod matrix so that you can hear a sound with and without it turned on without having to change its amount value or by disabling the source or destination.

I would love this in Gladiator and ElectraX as well.

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Re: Saurus feature requests
« Reply #29 on: May 14, 2012, 09:30:18 AM »
A feature request from electronaut: let us save Arp Presets for us with other sounds