Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

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Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by philip » Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:29 pm

Hi!!
I want 5 different ARPs to play simultaneously in one tempo, with 5 different sounds(for example)/ Is there any synth that could make such a trick?
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by vicd » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:06 pm

Anything from E-mu's p2K range will do.
http://www.vintagesynth.com/emu/xl7.php for instance.

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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by Z » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:07 pm

Please don't capitalize the abbreviation to arpeggiator like that.

But to answer your question, I'm pretty sure the Roland Fantom X series can do that.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by Purveyor » Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:00 pm

Novation's KS series does 4 simultaneously very easily (including separate effects per part).

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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by philip » Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:45 pm

vicd wrote:Anything from E-mu's p2K range will do.
http://www.vintagesynth.com/emu/xl7.php for instance.
Thanx, can I use different patterns simultaneously?And can they be transmitted via the midi to some external devices?

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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by gcoudert » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:29 pm

Z wrote:I'm pretty sure the Roland Fantom X series can do that.
No, I don't think so. In Performance mode, you can specify which one of the 16 Parts is affected by the single arpeggio pattern running but that's it.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral ARP section?

Post by vicd » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:35 pm

philip wrote:
vicd wrote:Anything from E-mu's p2K range will do.
http://www.vintagesynth.com/emu/xl7.php for instance.
Thanx, can I use different patterns simultaneously?And can they be transmitted via the midi to some external devices?
Yes and yes. See e.g. p.28 of the MP7 manual for an example of a multichannel arp.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by V301H » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:02 pm

i'm pretty sure a Casio with Hex-layers such as the XW-P1 or PX-5S could do six arpeggios at one time with different sounds.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by ninja6485 » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:11 pm

You should be able to use the arpeggiator on all 16 voices of the virus TI
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by meatballfulton » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:05 pm

Yamaha Motif XS and XF can run 4 arpeggiators at once when in Performance mode. Only one of the four can send over MIDI, the other three cannot since they share the same MIDI channel. Each arpeggiator can select between up to 5 patterns in real time. A quick record mode allows recording from Performance mode directly into a sequence.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by Zamise » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:13 pm

I was just reading the new Montage can do 8 simultaneous Arps and are assignable to parts + + and + pg 24 in manual. It is an arpiggating beast. I want one pretty bad, but still new and too pricey for me.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by Virgule » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:17 pm

"The Audity 2000 is a digital synth with an unprecedented 16 simultaneous arpeggiators"

http://www.vintagesynth.com/emu/audity2000.php

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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by cornutt » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:41 pm

The V-Synth might be able to do it; I'll have to try it. But that knowledge isn't very useful since the V-Synth in general doesn't do multitimbrality very well.
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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by Baus » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:05 pm

The Virus kb/b can have arpeggiators running on all 16 parts simultaneously. And every model after that can do it too.

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Re: Any synth with a multitimbral arp section?

Post by AbeFroman » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:20 pm

V301H wrote:i'm pretty sure a Casio with Hex-layers such as the XW-P1 or PX-5S could do six arpeggios at one time with different sounds.
For posterity...The PX-5S can play four different arpeggios, each playing a different tone if desired. The XW-P1 can play only one arpeggio at a time (with up to four layered tones).

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