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u-he ACE

Post by Dogboy73 » Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:04 am

I'm not sure if this has been posted on here before. I did a search but couldn't find anything. Anyway I've just seen this on the Music Radar website & it looks & sounds pretty bloody amazing! I was really impressed with the audio demos & it only costs 69 Euros! I'm quite tempted by this on what I've heard so far

http://www.musicradar.com/gear/all/comp ... 900/review

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Post by meatballfulton » Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:01 pm

I've been messing with the demo for a week or so. It's refreshing to see a basic but great sounding softsynth at such a low price.

What's best is the very clean high end, I have yet to hear aliasing even with extreme modulations.

The quality modes are useful, you can track at lower quality but then freeze at the best quality to save CPU load.

The stacking modes allow some insanely thick unisons (at the cost of CPU loading).

The mixer/multiples and ramp generator offer some interesting functionality.

There's mention in the u_he blog of an upcoming Ace XL...wonder what that might turn out to be.
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Re: u-he ACE

Post by th0mas » Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:12 pm

Did he say the Ace XL will be a free upgrade, or a new product?

I spent a few hours with the demo and every time the static noise played, I'd wiggle my headphone cord, curse my computer, something.. I knew it was the demo sound but that static just made me have a sort of nervous twitch after a bit, so I bought the synth and LOVE it. Sound quality is amazing, I like the limitations it has. I'm excited because I am nearly done my MFOS soundlab and should be able to take soundlab patches and copy them onto ACE as a "patch storage" :D

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Post by ford442 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:24 pm

i bought it a few weeks ago and i am very happy with it so far.. getting some nice bass and analog fx.. it is great for the price - gives you a step into 2010 VA quality..
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Re: u-he ACE

Post by Dogboy73 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:49 am

Think I may have to get this. The demos I've heard have been really good;

http://www.acesynth.com/index.php

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by tekkentool » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:44 am

I love it's pies.

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by Kriminal » Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:38 pm

th0mas wrote:Did he say the Ace XL will be a free upgrade, or a new product?
ACE is part of a bigger project called Berlin Modular..i have the first part Bazille (kinda bigger brother of ACE)

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by Subtronik » Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:03 am

Can't go wrong with u-he stuff.

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by MitchK1989 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:35 am

ACE has become my favorite synth. You can patch up some seriously weird stuff, and the "tweak" page is where a lot of that magic happens (stacked voice detune, a 128 step mod mapper, the ability to load alternate tunings, and circuit bending controls appear on that page)

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by DocT » Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:44 pm

Some ugly late night noises from ACE:

ACE Machine

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by th0mas » Thu Apr 08, 2010 5:06 pm

DocT wrote:Some ugly late night noises from ACE:

ACE Machine
Are you going to do a soundset Doc? :D

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by DocT » Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:23 pm

th0mas wrote:Are you going to do a soundset Doc? :D
If I get some time and feel a lot like sorting, naming and labelling sounds, maybe ;)

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by DocT » Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:17 pm

th0mas wrote:Are you going to do a soundset Doc? :D
DocT ACE Sounds 1

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by th0mas » Wed Apr 21, 2010 11:46 pm

DocT wrote:
th0mas wrote:Are you going to do a soundset Doc? :D
DocT ACE Sounds 1

YESSSSS thank you.

edit: these are really, really good. Not that I'm surprised, but again.. thank you.

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Re: u-he ACE

Post by MitchK1989 » Sat Jun 05, 2010 4:50 am

Every day I like ACE more and more.

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