Waldorf Largo

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Waldorf Largo

Post by stephen » Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:25 am

This looks like fun...

http://www.waldorfmusic.de/en/products/largo


Hmmm, Largo or Blofeld?
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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by Joey » Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:02 pm

I'd go for the blofeld... more features.

but the largo might be cheaper

largo is still very very cool
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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by stephen » Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:09 am

I'd go for Blofeld for the knobs. Not many, but it's better than none. But the Largo would be useful to carry around on the laptop.

Ah well. Both then... :D

Still, the GUI looks cool. No audio demos yet (not that I can find, anyway).
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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by fierywater » Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:32 pm

Well, assuming it sounds as it should and is appropriately priced, sign me up. :)

Edit: The internet says $250. Not sure where the person got the price from, but that sounds about right. I'd have to at least hear some audio demos first.

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by MitchK1989 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:10 pm

I'm disappointed that this only has the Q alt waves rather than also including the microwave II wavetables...

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by toad » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:35 pm

At least it's not a resource hog, this would probably run nicely on a netbook or similar:

System Requirements
Windows

* Windows XP or better
* Intel Pentium 3, 1 GHz or better
* AMD Athlon, 800 MHz or better
* 64 MB free RAM
* VST 2.0 compatible host software that supports virtual instruments, such as Cubase VST 5.0 or higher, Cubase SX/SL, Nuendo 1.5 or better
* PC equipped according to the specifications of the VST host software

But 250 $ sound a bit expensive, considering what else is out there....

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by Hugo76 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:51 pm

Very cool. But I'd prefer the Blofeld. Actually saw it for the first time today. Sadly it wasn't hooked up, and I was in a hurry, but it felt great! :D

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by LesDeuxLoveOrchestra » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:38 pm

so when they say same synth engine, does that mean it sounds the same as the blofeld? can it share patches, etc? sorry for the noob question.

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by carbon111 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:56 pm

MitchK1989 wrote:I'm disappointed that this only has the Q alt waves rather than also including the microwave II wavetables...
Waldorf has confirmed the MWII tables will be in the Largo.
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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by MitchK1989 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 5:36 pm

Really? That GREAT NEWS.

The specs list on the website just mentioned the Q alt wavetables.

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by nSCOURGE » Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:50 am

Provocative.

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by MitchK1989 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:13 pm

yeah, it looks like the ONLY feature this doesn't have that the blofeld does is the PPG modeled filter, and in email correspondence with a guy at waldorf he implied that the PPG filter might be brought in with an update, it just wouldn't be there at 1.0

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by cl516 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:01 pm

i've been out of the loop sorry
will Largo have the user sample abilities like the hardware version?

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by masstronaut » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:20 pm

Two sub oscillators and 'freely drawable' 16 step LFO waveforms.

Please to add to Blofeld. Thx.

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Re: Waldorf Largo

Post by MitchK1989 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:31 am

masstronaut wrote:Two sub oscillators and 'freely drawable' 16 step LFO waveforms.

Please to add to Blofeld. Thx.
How would you draw LFO waveforms on the blofeld?

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