New Arturia something at Messe?

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:51 am

No, I'm saying that a special edition should maybe think about addressing the most serious shortcoming of the original.
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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:22 am

Ah, you're think of "A New Product" which does that. "Special Editions" are the same product but with some cosmetic changes and maybe an extra feature or two. :thumbright:

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:35 am

Yeah, the extra feature would be "another dang octave of keys."
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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Bitexion » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:04 am

For dubstep you only need ONE key.

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Aaron2 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:23 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:Oh, and the Mopho SE is just the Mopho SE, it doesn't say Special Edition on it anywhere. :idea:
Pure sophistry, if I've ever heard it. What do you think "SE" stands for? Spirited Exhibitionism? Slightly Easier? Serrated Edge? Southern Exposure? Soaring Edifice? Sinus Envy? :idea:

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:18 am

Slatternly Emus.
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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Low Life » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:25 am

Something Else.

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:24 am

commodorejohn wrote:Yeah, the extra feature would be "another dang octave of keys."
I just heard from my contacts at Arturia that another octave of keys will be added with a software update before the end of the year. It's still undercover though, so don't spread it around.

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:43 am

Oh, well, that's all right then :lol:
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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by jaypodesta » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:53 pm

Did they ditch the arpeggiator? Can't see it on the front panel.

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by rob_lee » Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:00 pm

jaypodesta wrote:Did they ditch the arpeggiator? Can't see it on the front panel.
Just seen a video on YouTube that mentions that in this version the ARP is ditched for a sequencer.



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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by jaypodesta » Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:02 pm

OK. Not quite so special now.

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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Aaron2 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:38 pm

And for what it's worth, I think the new 88-key Keylab is pretty cool, actually. It's rare that a company will come out with a hammer-action keyboard of any kind. So if you're into that sort of thing, I would jump on it. No word on pricing yet. But since the 61-key version is $399, I would expect this one to carry a $599 price tag. Not cheap, but again, if you like having a full-size, high-quality keybed, this is it.


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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Solderman » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:37 pm

I would be tempted on the MBSE if the pitch CV output supported Glide. The output impedance of my microBrute CV and Gate outputs are insufficient to drive my MFB Kraftzwerg without active buffers, so if they fixed this, that would be good as well. I'm told the micro has a snappier envelope than the Mini's, so I wonder if they tweaked that.
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Re: New Arturia something at Messe?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:03 am

jaypodesta wrote:OK. Not quite so special now.
The sequencer should work fine as an arpeggiator as well.

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