What happened to the Blofeld?

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Post by Bitexion » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:42 am

Have you seen how ridiculously small the Blofeld is? It's smaller than my micromodular for chrissakes.

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Post by JSRockit » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:43 pm

Bitexion wrote:Have you seen how ridiculously small the Blofeld is? It's smaller than my micromodular for chrissakes.

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I'm sure this will lead some not to buy it... it seems some people will not buy anything unless it is huge... :lol:
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Post by DocT » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:57 pm

There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:

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Post by sequence » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:49 pm

I like the size, nice for my travels yah? :D
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Post by JSRockit » Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:03 pm

DocT wrote:There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:
Woah, that's not your usual type of demo. It's cool to hear something that isn't all pretty.
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Post by T7 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:46 pm

Bitexion wrote:Have you seen how ridiculously small the Blofeld is? It's smaller than my micromodular for chrissakes.

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The Micro Modular is actually smaller at 8.2 x 1.4 x 4.5 in.

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Post by MarkShovel » Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:05 am

DocT,

Your arrangements are always very cool.

You always leave me wanting more than the short clip.

Please release a full length version of all of your recent arrangements.

I'll toss in the first financial investment towards the release costs!

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Post by actuel » Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:51 am

DocT wrote:There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:
Hey DocT, did the randomize feature from the Q series make it?

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Post by synapsecollapse » Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:15 am

since the random feature was also in the micro q and the xt i couldn't imagine it not being there

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Post by zoomtheline » Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:25 pm

I have ordered mine and It will hopefully be with me just after the 15th of this month.............. excited!

real scope for weirdness is what I crave and I too hope the random preset thing is included.

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Post by Worrell » Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:33 pm

DocT wrote:There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:
Wow, nice bass!

Might consider getting one of these, think it will compliment my MEK well! 8)
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Post by breitt » Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:59 pm

DocT wrote:There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:
Absolutely stunning! What else was in there beside the blofeld?
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Post by DocT » Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:38 pm

breitt wrote:Absolutely stunning! What else was in there beside the blofeld?
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Post by T7 » Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:59 pm

Upper Wavetable explained:

http://www.waldorfmusic.de/assets/files ... etable.txt

And this on how all wavetables, and the upper wavetable are implemented in the Blofeld, from Till Kopper as well, on Harmony Central:

"The Blofeld wavetables are all filled the way they did in the original Q/mQ way and the MW II way. But because they are interpoleted way smoother then on the MW II and the PPG waves, these have 128 points in the wavetable accessable from the PW knob. But you can modulate it even more in detail with all those available mod matrix sources or the PWM sources in the oscillator menu.
The upperwavetable is "only" implemented just like a normal wavetable. Not the PPG wave.
The upperwavetable introduced in the PPG wave 2.2 and also featured on the PPG wave 2.3 (in bank 0 only), was made from alreaddy stored waveshapes used in all the other wavetables. So it is a mixture of very different waveshapes. From organ to distorted. From mellow to digital harshness. Kind of "best-of".
It was mainly used tio overcome the single wavetable per sound limit on the PPG waves. You could use the normal selected table for wavetable scanning and the second oscillator used a fixed upperwavetable position to add for example a bright shape to a more mellow wavetable used in oscillator 2.
Scanning through the positions of the upperwavetable does sound a bit like those "Wavetrip" wavetables of the Waldorf microWave II."

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Post by sequence » Wed Dec 05, 2007 7:30 pm

DocT wrote:There are some big bad sounds coming out though:

http://www.trippler.net/files/blo/bloated.mp3 :oops:

Sweet! :lol:
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