Casio vz-1

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Casio vz-1

Post by Erri26x » Mon May 19, 2014 6:32 pm

Is it true that it is 8 parts duo-phonic?

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Re: Casio vz-1

Post by madtheory » Tue May 20, 2014 2:05 am

Nope. 8 mono parts, or manually assign 8 notes across x MIDI channels. Ya I know, that's weird because it can by 16 note polyphonic in mono mode. But that's how it is.

But you can use a VZ-10M or VZ-8M to extend the polyphony of a VZ-1.

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Re: Casio vz-1

Post by Erri26x » Tue May 20, 2014 6:01 pm

Thank you! And 8 mono parts means that I can hook it up to a computer and run 8 individual channels, yes? I did'nt really get that with the 8 notes across x midi channels.. Just want to be super sure.

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Re: Casio vz-1

Post by madtheory » Tue May 20, 2014 6:53 pm

Yes you can. Very minimalist :)

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Re: Casio vz-1

Post by nativ » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:57 am

madtheory wrote:
But you can use a VZ-10M or VZ-8M to extend the polyphony of a VZ-1.

I read it was a module facility to expand like that, how does it operate ? and how does this feature integrate with the vz-1?

I think I heard of 64 note poly, possibly more?

cheers / nativ

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Re: Casio vz-1

Post by madtheory » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:04 am

I never used it. You assign each VZ-8M on the VZ-8 itself. If you've ever tried using the VZ-1 as a controller with splits, you'll see that the polyphony on the MIDI out is limited in an odd way to whatever number of voices are currently on the synth. So that's how it works with a VZ-8.

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