U-he DIVA hardware controller

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U-he DIVA hardware controller

Post by Infrasound » Fri Mar 23, 2012 3:06 pm

I hope there's not a thread on this too, but I did do a search first.

Browsing GS forum before and came across this link which seems to have people quite excited.

http://www.sonicstate.com/news/2012/03/ ... from-u-he/

DIVA is the best analogue emulation I have heard, but it does hurt my computer.
The guts of the box looks pretty empty so it's looking like it is a midi controller but I would love to see this as a stand-alone synth in the Creamware ASB model, or maybe like Receptor or some other VST shell. That way it could be used by those with lesser computers, as well as acting as its own dongle. I think people value hardware more than software in many cases and IMO some the analogue/digital divide is more to do with interface than sound. I would likely sacrifice Prophet 08 dreams in favour of a hardware DIVA.

Urs Heckmann produces excellent software synths, as he doesn't spout the "trans-hyper-isomorphic retro-regressive fractal-spliced circuit modeling" marketing bullshit certain other companies produce in lieu of a decent instrument. He's created a viable company and has a proven track record.
I really hope this comes to fruition

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Post by meatballfulton » Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:08 pm

The tin foil construction is definitely hip.
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Re: U-he DIVA hardware controller

Post by Ashe37 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:04 am

he clearly says that the PC is supposed to be inside the box but its presently under the table...

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Post by calyx93 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:10 am

Wow - what a rat's nest of wires and foil inside - I'm assuming it was quickly assembled for Musikmesse.
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Post by Ashe37 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:12 am

its a prototype...

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Re: U-he DIVA hardware controller

Post by Infrasound » Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:37 am

If this is the future, I like very much.

I understand people who like Receptor or V-Machine for playing live, but for people who aren't fussed by digital who want a well mapped control surface this is it.

Bring it on..

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