Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Ashe37 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:02 am

sure, just keep in mind the wavetables have dissimilar sample lengths.

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by gridsleep » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:09 pm

Ensoniq EXP-3 "The Urban Dance Project" what I believe to be the Transwaves in it:
The lists of voices in EXP cards 1, 3, and 4 are available at http://www.geocities.ws/asrxcite/ aka ASRXCITE.
I will attach (NOT; see below) a PDF (which I got from somewhere I can't remember) of the full list of voices. It has some with asterisks indicating "voices that contain components which can be synchronized to external MIDI clock." I am assuming this means Transwaves. I have acquired an MR Rack, and am planning on acquiring and installing an EXP-3 card at the beginning of next month. I will know for sure then whether I am correct.
Name                  Bank      Program
Star Pad                29            0
Vocal Rez               29            3
Fazepad                 29            6
Fireflies               29            7
Panning Pad             29            9
Phaser Pad              29           10
Stargaze                29           13
String Thing            29           18
Sync Sawed              29           19
Steppin 8ve             29           22
Sample Sync             29           26
Rezidence               29           34
Twsting                 29           46
Trill Rez               29           50
1/8 Pad                 29           53
SyncStringz             29           55
Accents                 29           56
Gimme a 5th             29           57
TripleTech              29           58
PM NoizSync             29           60
Smoothly                29           62
Pressure Me             29           63
SawNoizSync             29           65
Step In It              29           70
SyncRaunch 1            29           71
SyncRaunch 2            29           72
Sync Sweepy             29           73
SyncVocoder             29           74
1/16 Noiz 1             29           77
SwampGas 1              29           79
Anarez Bell             29           87
Hey!                    29           95
The Drone               29           96
LectrocPno 1            30            2
Blipped Out             30           10
LayerGruvs1             30           61
Sync Chirps             30           63
Sync Noiz 1             30           64
Granularity             30           65
Inharmonica             30           66
Unworldly               30           67
Sprockets               30           80
Weird Drone             30           91
Acid Trill              30           92
SqrNoizSync             30           93
Transgruv 1             31           96
Transgruv 2             31           97
Transgruv 3             31           98
Transgruv 4             31           99
Transgruv 5             31          100
Transgruv 6             31          101
Transgruv 7             31          102
Transgruv 8             31          103
Transgruv 9             31          104
Transgruv 10            31          105
If these are all valid Transwaves, then an MR with an EXP-3 installed has 65% more Transwaves than a Fizmo. And whereas the Fizmo has only its 55 Transwaves and Saw, Square, and Fizdrums (1 kit,) the MR & EXP-3 has 91 Transwaves and 787 sounds (including General MIDI,) 397 of which are percussion, kits, or maps. The Fizmo can only play one sound, while the MR can play up to 16, layered, split, unison, however you want, with the SoundFinder catalogue system, and a ton of effects. The Fizmo has knobs. If you play the MR with a Novation SL MIDI keyboard, you will have more knobs, pads, sliders, buttons, and controls than you can use. They each can use the same SoundDiver editor. The MR has an extra headache in that it only has multitimbral Performances, not single voices, and while effects can be edited internally, an effect/chain (insert, not global) can only be attached to and saved with a particular sound externally, i.e. using SoundDiver. If you can live with that then you can proceed to make glorious sounds that would astound Beethoven and make Mozart green with envy.

The names are spelled as in the list attached (NOT; see below.) Also some of the patch numbers appear to be out of sequence or misnumbered so I cannot vouch for their sagacity. As I stated, I will only know for sure once I have an EXP-3 installed in the MR. (Update 2/23: has been purchased, is en route. Also awaiting ROM 1.53 upgrade chips, as my MR has OS 1.01 and the EXP-3 requires at least 1.50.) And as I just discovered one cannot simply walk into Mordor and attach a file to a post in this BBS because THERE IS NO OPTION FOR ATTACHING FILES TO A POST. I imagine it's a security feature but why then can you include a URL in a post text, which is just as dangerous? HM? Oh, but we have all this font c**p that nobody ever uses. Hooray for us. This is annoying.

Go to ASRXCITE if you want to see all the voices in EXP-3. It's a spreadsheet so be prepared. Also it doesn't have these particular patches marked as such. And actually, I decided WTF and simply uploaded the file to one of my Google drives. Here is the link:
PDF of Ensoniq EXP-3 voice list with Transwaves possibly marked

Previously, the column formatting in my list was screwed up. Then I discovered the preformatted text command. A little troublesome and underwhelming but it does the job.

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Ashe37 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:08 pm

That's really interesting, I didn't even know that the MR Rack had some of the Fizmo waves.

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Swiss Frank » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:19 pm

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Ashe37 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:46 pm

ok done, and now i do actually want to know what you find

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Swiss Frank » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:08 pm

Sound Diver shows that an MR-Rack with EXP-1 (World), EXP-3 (Urban), and EXP-4 (Piano) expansion cards has the following 68 transwaves waves available, in ADDITION to the core MR-Rack waves. Furthermore, it seems that EXP-1 and EXP-4 have no transwaves (they're all acoustic instruments) so these are almost surely all from EXP-3.

With only the exception of "1K TEST SINE" ALL Fizmo waves are shared with the MR-Rack or the EXP-3. (13 are shared with the MR-Rack and 41 with the EXP-3.)

BASS REZ 2*
BLUE TRANCE
BRAINIAC*
CHIME-X*
CLAVINEX*
CLIX-POPS
COLOR WHEEL*
CYBORG*
ELVIS
FAT SQUAREZ*
FRANKENWAVE*
GET EVEN*
GREEN TRANCE*
HARMONIX*
HEY
HIHAT-X
JOLT
LIGHT YEARS*
LONG GONG 1
LONG GONG 2*
MERCURY BASS
MIRROR-X*
OPERETTA
ORANGE TRANCE
OVERTONES
POLYMOD SWEEP*
PULSEWAVEMOD*
QUITE ODD*
RAT BREATH X*
RED TRANCE
REZ LOOPS-2*
REZ POP ATAKS*
REZ SQUARE*
ROBOT SWEEP
SAMPLE & HOLD*
SAW REZ SWEEP*
SKY ROCKETS
SPARKLERS*
STEP UP*
STEPS*
STEPS REZ*
SYLLABLES*
SYNKING
TABLE-4-2
THANK YOU
TRAN-REZ BASS*
TRANS BLIPS
TRANS BOY*
TRANS E.PIANO*
TRANS-FRED
TRANS-GRESSOR
TRANZGRUV 01
TRANZGRUV 02*
TRANZGRUV 03
TRANZGRUV 04*
TRANZGRUV 05*
TRANZGRUV 06
TRANZGRUV 07
TRANZGRUV 08
TRANZGRUV 09*
TRANZGRUV 10*
TUBULAR-X*
U B RANDOM*
VODER-X*
VOWELS*
VOX SYN SWEEP
YELLOW TRANCE*
YODEL X

* shared with the Fizmo

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by Ashe37 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:06 pm

that's very interesting...

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Re: Ensoniq Transwaves - complete wave lists

Post by gridsleep » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:04 am

Swiss Frank wrote:Sound Diver shows that an MR-Rack with EXP-1 (World), EXP-3 (Urban), and EXP-4 (Piano) ....
Excellent work. Thank you.
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