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Elektron MD Update!

Post by GeneralBigbag » Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:56 am

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Post by HQ. 17 » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:27 am

Thanks for the heads up Bigbag. Will check it out later.

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Post by hageir » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:31 am

yes! :o
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upgrades both classic and MKII units, I guess we got them to call it 'classic'
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Post by GeneralBigbag » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:52 am

You know what's sweet?
The CTR-RE machine.
That's sweet.
Just about to find out if the RAM glitches are fixes as the documentation says...
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Post by GeneralBigbag » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:54 am

Oh!
It's not crashing!
It's reversing the RAM!
It's doing CRAZY s**t!
OH!
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Post by GeneralBigbag » Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:05 am

In my excitement, I forgot to mention:

"We would like to thank everybody for their patience and we promise that the upcoming year will be most interesting. After all, in 2008 we celebrate being in business for ten years. Stay tuned!"

and

"X-MAS BONUS 1 !!! We have discovered a limited amount of units that were hidden in the darkest corners of Santa's workshop! Order now because they will soon be gone!"
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Post by JSRockit » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:12 am

What enhancements were made?
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Post by insky » Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:42 am

GeneralBigbag wrote:"X-MAS BONUS 1 !!! We have discovered a limited amount of units that were hidden in the darkest corners of Santa's workshop! Order now because they will soon be gone!"
This is the business practice that makes Elektron a little unsettling to me. They did this with the SID Station 100 at a time. They would make a new discovery that they happen to have 100 more, as if they showed up in the morning as remnants of a wild night by a bunch of shoe cobbler elfs...and with each discovery a price increase would inevitably follow.
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Post by GeneralBigbag » Fri Dec 21, 2007 5:30 am

Yeah, except that in that case they ran out of the SID chip...
Not to say that it's totally on the level, but it's not exactly reprehensible.
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Post by hageir » Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:55 am

JSRockit wrote:What enhancements were made?
List of changes from Machinedrum SPS-1 OS 1.50c to 1.50d
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Updates
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OS 1.50 now runs on Machinedrum Classic models as well as MKII's.


Bug fixes
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Receiving sysex dumps while not being in SYSEX RECV could
cause graphics in other windows to be overwritten. Fixed.



List of changes from Machinedrum SPS-1 OS 1.50b to 1.50c
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Bug fixes
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UW Only: Triggering a RAM play machine prior to triggering the
corresponding RAM record machine could sometimes cause the machine
to freeze. Fixed.

MKII UW Only: The RAM-P4 machine didn't initialize the synthesis
parameters in a correct way. Fixed.

UW Only: The RAM record MBAL parameter was reversed. Fixed.


List of changes from Machinedrum SPS-1 OS 1.50 to 1.50b
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Bug fixes
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This update corrects a problem that could cause MKII machines to lock up
during normal operation.


List of changes from Machinedrum SPS-1 OS 1.33 to 1.50
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Updates
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- CTR Machines -

Four new CTR Machines are available, each controlling one of the
master effects. The machines are named:

* CTR-RE (Rhythm Echo)
* CTR-GB (Gate Box)
* CTR-EQ (Master EQ)
* CTR-DX (DynamiX)

These machines works like the other CTR machines and allows sequencing
of the master effect parameters.
Contrary to CTR-AL and CTR-8P these machines LFO's are still available.


- General -

The page currently playing is now indicated by the corresponding LEDs
flashing in sync with the beat. In grid edit mode no LEDs will flash
on the Machinedrum Classic.

Page copy has now been implemented in the Machinedrum OS. Page copy allows
you to copy only the current page of trigs, both trigs and parameters locks
will be copied. Page copy is invoked by pressing [SCALE SETUP] and then
[COPY], [PASTE] or [CLEAR]. Page copy only works in grid edit mode and
in the slide, accent and swing menus.

UNDO functions has been implemented for a lot of operations. Undo now works
with PASTE ROW, PASTE/CLEAR NOTE, CLEAR NOTE LOCKS, PASTE/CLEAR SWING,
PASTE/CLEAR SLIDE, PASTE/CLEAR ACCENT. All previously available undo
operations still work of course.

In order not to waste locks it is no longer possible to lock the CTR-8P TRK
and PAR parameters. Locking these parameters had no effect in previous
versions of the OS either.

SysEx can now be received without entering the SysEx Receive mode.

UW Only:
RAM slots can now be copied to ROM slots without losing their data.
When pasting a RAM sample to a ROM slot you will now be asked
"Replace samples now?".
By answering [YES] to this question the samples will be reloaded and the
content of the RAM machines emptied, just as before.
Answering [NO], the RAM machines will keep their content allowing copying
of multiple RAM machines to ROM slots.
If you do not reload the samples you won't be able to preview them since
they are not transferred to the DSP. The samples will automatically reload
once you exit the sample manager.

UW Only: Samples can now be received without entering Sample Manager. A
popup window will appear showing the progress. The sample will be placed
in the sample slot corresponding to the SMDI sample number. When receiving
samples this way playback will automatically stop if the machine is
currently playing.


Bug fixes
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- CTR Machines -

Using CTR-AL locks on the first step in a pattern didn't have any effect.
Fixed.

CTR-AL locks now also have priority over normal locks.

CTR-8P locks didn't have any effect on an audio machine if the audio machine
was not retrigged at the same step as the lock. CTR-8P now functions as
CTR-AL machines and can be used for trigless trig effects.


- MIDI Machines -

Sliding a parameter between two steps and then having an unlocked trig at a
third position led to the wrong paramter value being sent on the third trig.
Fixed.

Changing between MIDI Machines and Audio Machines didn't reload parameters
correctly. Fixed.

- General -

When using PASTE MACHINE from one track to another the LFO destination
was reset to track 1. Now it works as PASTE TRACK or PASTE LFO.

Editing Song mutes while being in grid edit mode would display the trigs
instead of the muted tracks (although it's the mutes that are being edited).
Fixed.

When receiving a sample too large to fit the Sample Manager would display an
incorrect maximum file size. Fixed.

Using high swing amount together with low tempo could lead to incorrect
swing. Fixed.

Chaining two patterns (or playing them together in song mode) with swing
greater than 50%, one with 1xTEMPO and the other with 2xTEMPO could lead
to the wrong swing amount on the 1xTEMPO pattern. Fixed.

CLEAR ROW in song mode did not remove mute settings. Fixed.

CLEAR NOTE removed the trig but still allowed parameter locks to be entered.
This could lead to corrupted locks. This issue has been resolved by changing
CLEAR NOTE to CLEAR NOTE LOCKS. Clearing a note will now only clear the locks.
A note is removed by quickly pressing the corresponding GRID key.

Undo on PASTE LFO didn't work as expected. Fixed.

Trigging a MID or CTR machine on a track previously playing an audio machine
would immediately silence that machine. Now audio machines will play
for their entire decay time.

Track copy could sometimes make the machine very sleepy. Fixed.

UW Only: Copying a sample from a RAM slot to a ROM slot could sometimes
introduce glitches in the ROM sample. Fixed.


- Audio Machines -

UW Only: Samples sent using SMDI with more than 16 bits were corrupted.
Fixed, but note that the machine only stores 16 bits internally.

UW Only: Retrigging samples where start and endpoint were too close
resulted in a DSP crash. Fixed.

UW Only: RAM play machines could not be silenced by 2x[STOP]. Fixed.
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Post by Rusty O'Hara » Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:39 am

No 64 step patterns for old MD's?

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Post by Syn303 » Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:27 pm

Rusty O'Hara wrote:No 64 step patterns for old MD's?
Like h**l would Elektron incorporate 64-steps into the classic MD's. Only their MkII machines have that.
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Post by hageir » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:24 pm

Syn303 wrote:
Rusty O'Hara wrote:No 64 step patterns for old MD's?
Like h**l would Elektron incorporate 64-steps into the classic MD's. Only their MkII machines have that.
you know what?
I actually got shivers when I saw the 16/32/48/64 button on the MD..
I'm too lazy to go through them all and I would NEVER be patient enough :D

linking 2 patterns together works fine for me, if I'm dying for something longer (which is NEVER! :P)..
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