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Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum, relatively new to synthesis, and have recently got a Rev 2, which is my first proper synth.  :) I'm loving it so far.

So, my question for today is:

If I have a stacked sound, is there a way to change a parameter for both layers simultaneously? For example, say I have a patch programmed that is using layer A + B and in a live situation, and I want to play around with the filter cutoff for the whole sound. Right now, I can only change the cutoff for layer A or B, but not both at the same time... I'm sure there is an easy solution to this, but in scanning the manual I couldn't find a solution.

Thanks guys!

from the manual:

'To edit Layer A and B simultaneously:
1. With Stack mode on (stack a+b button is lit) press and hold the edit layer b button. It begins flashing, indicating that you are in ďLinkĒ mode.
2. Change any parameters. The parameters are changed on both Layer A and Layer B.
3. To turn off Link mode, press the edit layer b button again. It stops flashing.'
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Prophet Rev2 / Possible to change parameters for Layer A+B simultaneously?
« Last post by CGP25 on Today at 06:40:45 AM »
Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum, relatively new to synthesis, and have recently got a Rev 2, which is my first proper synth.  :) I'm loving it so far.

So, my question for today is:

If I have a stacked sound, is there a way to change a parameter for both layers simultaneously? For example, say I have a patch programmed that is using layer A + B and in a live situation, and I want to play around with the filter cutoff for the whole sound. Right now, I can only change the cutoff for layer A or B, but not both at the same time... I'm sure there is an easy solution to this, but in scanning the manual I couldn't find a solution.

Thanks guys!
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Prophet Rev2 / Re: Wave MOD
« Last post by 4Andy on Today at 05:06:25 AM »
Hi, Nick Batt shows the differences that the Shape Mod knob makes to the Waveforms, in the following segment on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDL20eMJWlk&feature=youtu.be&t=322

Just be aware that normal Saw and Triangle are when the Shape Mod knob is hard left at 0% and normal Square wave is when the Shape Mod knob is halfway. Since the range is 0% to 99%, it's not clear if halfway is 49% or 50%, but to me it sounds like it's 50%.
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Sequential Prophet X / Re: Need honest opinion on prophet x by users
« Last post by LoboLives on Yesterday at 08:03:19 PM »
I think the Prophet X's approach is less about the samples themselves but more so how you use them and manipulate them. That being said, I think the onboard samples are fantastic sounding. There's some really unique stuff in there that you wouldn't usually find in a hardware synth. The Ambience category alone could be a goldmine for Wavestation type sounds.

 
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Prophet Rev2 / Re: Feature Requests
« Last post by Kasimir Effekt on Yesterday at 03:27:48 PM »
So far I have not found a way to shorten a recorded sequence in the poly squencer.
I miss some sort of reset parameter, as selectable in the gated sequencer. That would make editing „faulty“ sequences much more easier and you could modify running sequences in an interesting way.

Does anyone know if this function already exists?

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Sequential Prophet X / Re: Need honest opinion on prophet x by users
« Last post by Lady Gaia on Yesterday at 12:32:02 PM »
Sadly, it wasnít just the sample utilities that formed my final opinion.  Here are a few more.

 - You canít see the sample when editing which makes it very hard to find zero crossings
 - The sample only has a limited number of points where you can place a start/stop/loop point.  I believe 9999?  This becomes an issue if you are using a long sample as you now have far less granularity, which makes it harder to not find said zero crossings or a placement exactly where you want it.

The Prophet X wasnít really conceived as a sampler with the kind of detailed editing you were looking for.  The sample accurate editing generally occurs upstream, when preparing an instrument on a computer long before it reaches the keyboard.  The loops defined at this stage are communicated with single-sample precision to allow perfect loops to be imported as the ďdefaultĒ loop for each sample.

The 0-9999 range is a way of quickly overriding this, not a substitute for a full sampling experience.  Iíd like to see more flexibility in modulating loop points, myself, but with crossfading enabled you can still get musically useful results by overriding loops (and some fairly unique capabilities, like tempo-matched loop lengths.)

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- In my opinion the 150GB of samples provided are limited.  I get it.  Deep sampling which means very large files, and limited choice.  That said, I find my Montage more engaging on its diversity of samples from a sample library that is only 6.7GB in size.

The factory samples can be hit-and-miss.  Their strengths are in providing the complete natural decay for instruments that donít sustain indefinitely, and in astonishing stereo imaging in many cases due to the flagrant disregard for the space required.  Some of the variety isnít readily apparent because they itís hidden in the sample-per-key categories like sound effects and ambient environments.  I could definitely have done with less of the near/far micíed alternatives but I havenít had trouble finding interesting content to work with, especially when user samples can round out gaps.

I completely understand not gelling with an instrument or the user interface.  Iíve passed on any number of instruments others find compelling, too.
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Sequential Prophet X / Re: Need honest opinion on prophet x by users
« Last post by Igglethorpe on Yesterday at 11:26:10 AM »
To each their own, certainly.  There's nothing more important than finding an instrument that speaks to you.  I was put off by the limited storage and memory for samples on the Quantum as well as the mono signal path through the analog filtering section, but it certainly has its strengths as well.

You may not have been following events since you moved on, but I wound up writing an alternative sample import utility from the ground up to expose far more of what the Prophet X is capable of.  It's freely available for personal use with a feature overview, demo video showcasing how it works, and link to the site where it's available in this thread.

Thanks for that information. It is nice to know the community is supporting this well.  Sadly, it wasnít just the sample utilities that formed my final opinion.  Here are a few more.

 - You canít see the sample when editing which makes it very hard to find zero crossings
 - The sample only has a limited number of points where you can place a start/stop/loop point.  I believe 9999?  This becomes an issue if you are using a long sample as you now have far less granularity, which makes it harder to not find said zero crossings or a placement exactly where you want it.
 - In my opinion the 150GB of samples provided are limited.  I get it.  Deep sampling which means very large files, and limited choice.  That said, I find my Montage more engaging on its diversity of samples from a sample library that is only 6.7GB in size.

As mentioned above, I wasnít a fan of the UI in general.  I think it works for the Prophet 12, but not for something like this which should offer a bit more detail for sample editing.
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Sequential Prophet X / Re: New Prophet X synth library from Goldbaby
« Last post by Lady Gaia on Yesterday at 09:31:16 AM »
As I noted in another forum, I was fortunate enough to preview this one, and itís right up my alley as the kind of raw content I think suits the Prophet X beautifully. What Iíve listened to so far has that classic razor-edged bite that screams PPG, sampled by capturing a wide range of underlying tonalities rather than baking in decisions that should be made later when building presets.

After all, the Prophet X has both a perfectly fine analog VCA and the modern recreation of the SSM 2044 filter used in the PPG. The bite can be tamed to the sorts of wam, silky smooth sounds you might expect - but itís easy to create presets that let you dig in and find that aggressive tone lurking underneath. Really nice stuff.

Where are these installed?

As delivered, theyíre set up to install in the User 8 bank and thatís where the presets rely on finding them.  If you donít care about the presets or are prepared to update them, the samples can be installed in a different User bank.

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And the presets are they installed into A1,A2,A3 etc... or one of the user preset banks ?

The presets install in U4.
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Sequential Prophet X / Re: New Prophet X synth library from Goldbaby
« Last post by Nokki on Yesterday at 07:54:46 AM »
Where are these installed?

I.e the samples (User 1,2,3 etc...)  ?

And the presets are they installed into A1,A2,A3 etc... or one of the user preset banks ?

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Tempest / Re: Audio Interface recommendation
« Last post by Yorgos Arabatzis on Yesterday at 06:35:39 AM »
I record both 2 main outputs as it gives me stereo control..By recording 1 channel you get a mono output..
Both of you record the Tempest as 1 audio channel?
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