New BLOFELD Firmware: Bugs FIXED!

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New BLOFELD Firmware: Bugs FIXED!

Post by sensorium » Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:56 pm

See here:

http://waldorfmusic.de/en/news

Blofeld Firmware V1.02
27/02/2008:

This version is a hotfix addressing bugs reported by our users. It is recommended for all users of the Blofeld.
Improvements:

* Increased Output Volume by 12dB.
* Fixed spurious problems with Sound selection when Category Filters are used.
* Fixed storage problems of received sound dumps which showed "Init" or "Init!" sounds.
* Fixed further spurious occurences of "Init" or "Init!" sounds.
* Improved voice allocation with Unisono sounds.

Known issues:

* Changing sound volumes during playback over MIDI might result in loud sounds for held notes. New notes are played with the correct volume. This happens with sounds that use additional volume modulation i.e. by Velocity.
* Booting the Blofeld might result in a freeze when USB is connected and a sequencer application (i.e. Logic 7 or 8) is open. Logic, for example, sends certain MIDI messages to a new MIDI Port as soon as it appears.

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Post by JSRockit » Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:41 am

Thanks for the tip.
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Post by astraeus000 » Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:04 am

that's great news..... I really hadn't expected it so soon. Perhaps that has been part of the hold-up in shipping. I had to buy a Zoom mrt-3b to take a little Gas off whilst waiting for the Blofeld to arrive. Doesn't sound to bad running through analog filters either.

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Post by JSRockit » Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:16 am

Wow, makes it feel a whole lot better... it's suprising how volume helps. It feels right now.
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Post by pix » Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:36 am

fast updates like this are signs of an healthy company.

way to go Waldorf!

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Post by crystalmsc » Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:09 am

pix wrote:fast updates like this are signs of an healthy company.

way to go Waldorf!
it starting to sounds like the old Waldorf with many useful updates avail for free. hmm, hope there's going to be another update for their older gear as well. I'd be very happy if the uQ can be updated with most of Blofeld goodness :wink:
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Post by hageir » Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:26 am

:(
if only it had inputs, those filters are so promising..

any chance for a mod? :lol:
maybe hack the USB somehow or soemthing?
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Post by zoomtheline » Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:33 pm

Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?

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Post by JSRockit » Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:17 pm

zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
Have you wrote to waldorf? Do you have a friend with a computer?
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Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:20 pm

zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
What are you staring at now? If it's a computer, use it to update your Blofeld. ;)

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:26 pm

pix wrote:fast updates like this are signs of an healthy company.

way to go Waldorf!
I would have thought that waiting until your firmware was beta tested properly and free of bugs before releasing a new product would be signs of a healthy company. :?

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Post by Pilot352 » Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:48 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:
zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
What are you staring at now? If it's a computer, use it to update your Blofeld. ;)

LMAO!!! That one cracked me up!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by JSRockit » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:44 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:
zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
What are you staring at now? If it's a computer, use it to update your Blofeld. ;)
His iPhone won't allow for that...
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Post by hageir » Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:07 pm

JSRockit wrote:
Stab Frenzy wrote:
zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
What are you staring at now? If it's a computer, use it to update your Blofeld. ;)
His iPhone won't allow for that...
Man, I forgot it's 2008 already! :lol:
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Post by insky » Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:02 am

JSRockit wrote:
Stab Frenzy wrote:
zoomtheline wrote:Would someone be so kind as to give some advice?

I will need to update my blofeld but I don't use any software or a computer at all with my music.................. what do I do?
What are you staring at now? If it's a computer, use it to update your Blofeld. ;)
His iPhone won't allow for that...
An iPhone makes for a really crappy forum posting experience. Maybe that's why his post count is so low.
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