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Clicking and Popping- Intermittent

MPM

Re: Clicking and Popping- Intermittent
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2020, 04:31:25 PM »
SLEW please.

Normally I donít get so bothered by the clicking, but I just spent 6 hours with the P6, OB-6 and Rev2(in split), and had the clicks on all of them. Most of this marathon has been an attempt to (unsuccessfully) iron out the clicking. I hate to say it, but later on Iím going to steal my partnerís Nord Lead 4 and get some work done properly.

Is a SLEW update impossible for some reason?
OB-6  Prophet-6  Prophet.Rev2/16  no kids

MPM

Re: Clicking and Popping- Intermittent
« Reply #21 on: July 24, 2020, 08:32:56 PM »
This is an issue with note stealing and the velocity modifier.

If anyone has a P6 module DAISYCHAINED to their P6, can you test this behaviour, with and without the module, to hear if there is no clicking when playing chords of more than three notes.
OB-6  Prophet-6  Prophet.Rev2/16  no kids

Re: Clicking and Popping- Intermittent
« Reply #22 on: July 31, 2020, 07:48:18 PM »
This is an issue with note stealing and the velocity modifier. If you program a mellow patch with a soft attack, some release and velocity sensitivity on the amp envelope, then play a 4 note chord repeatedly briskly, you will get all kinds of clicks!

This is because the velocity sensitivity modifier is not programmed to accommodate note stealing elegantly. A three note chord played repeatedly sounds fine. A four note chord will steal one of the four notes. When the synth interprets the new velocity of the stolen note, it jumps immediately to the new amplitude modifier, causing a discontinuity and a click.

Yeah, I'm at the point where when I want to use that type of mellow/softer patch for a track, I just don't even bother with the P6 (I fall back on my trusty Matrix 1000, which has no clicking whatsoever). It's honestly a shame, as I love the sound of the P6 in some of those mellow patches (some gorgeous e-pianos!). It's one thing to put up with that clicking while playing for myself, but I can't have it showing up in a recording.