Alternative tuning

Alternative tuning
« on: March 09, 2016, 09:30:24 PM »
Is there a specific reason why the Prophet 12 does not support the MIDI alternative tuning standard alike the P6 and OB6 ?
It would be interesting to play with. Is this something that can be added ?


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Re: Alternative tuning
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2016, 08:35:43 PM »
Nope none at all.  Alternative tunings are included in the Prophet 12 1.4 OS update.

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Re: Alternative tuning
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2016, 06:59:48 PM »
That is fantastic !  Just checked, and if I am not wrong, this change is not mentioned in the release notes of the firmware update.  Questions I still have are:

1. Is the implementation in the P12 exactly the same as as on the P6 and OB6 which in mentioned in those manuals appendix? That is, following MTS (Sysex).
2. Are the 16 variants the same as in P12 with the same bank selection number as in the P6/OB6 ?
3. This is also available and works on the P12 desktop module ?
4. Are real-time (change) and non-realtime (dump) both supported ?
(I expect my P12 module to arrive in about 2 months)

Re: Alternative tuning
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2016, 01:14:21 PM »
Alternative tunings are covered in the 1.3 manual addendum on our site. You can read about them here: