My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by Analoguesque » Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:38 am

I still have my CZ1 and am really excited about the VirtualCZ. I cant wait to get my hands on it!! i'm a little surprized that they didnt extend the capabilities beyond the original though. Would be great to see a "standard" mode that keeps it original, and an extended mode that adds more waveforms, maybe some extra ring modulation or FM options, some external FX, or even a res filter ... Etc.

Yes i know purists might balk at the thought of straying from the original, but I think FM8 did an unbelievable job of taking the DX7 sound to new heights and it would be nice to see something like this for the CZ. :D

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by madtheory » Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:29 am

Cybercardinal wrote:
So what is that? An editor? Who makes it?

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by Analoguesque » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:41 am

Is it just me or there is no demo on the website?

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by Cybercardinal » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:04 pm

madtheory wrote:So what is that? An editor? Who makes it?
Supposedly a CZ-101 synth app by Casio themselves

http://discchord.com/blog/2014/11/25/casio-cz-app.html

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by madtheory » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:32 pm

I see. Does it have the 8 stage envelopes? Kinda hard to tell from the vid.

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by Cybercardinal » Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:26 pm

Looks like it


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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by Walter Ego » Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:11 pm

madtheory wrote:I see. Does it have the 8 stage envelopes? Kinda hard to tell from the vid.
That's because you see only the envelope stages that are in use. That's how it works in the CZ synths themselves. If you look at the video, on the last two envelope stages, you see the "SUS" and "END" markers. You can add more stages. You can choose how many steps of the envelope you use: the last one becomes the Release stage. You can probably add more steps all the way up to the end. Way more intuitive to see it visually than to use the data entry buttons.
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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by xqkkoj » Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:38 am

Could anyone with a CZ-1 please dump the factory patches to sysex? Haven't found them online, only a version converted to CZ-101 or something, which means removing velocity sensitivity settings among other things.

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by desmond » Thu Dec 24, 2015 10:50 am

This is awesome - the first time I've ever seen a Cosmo synth!

http://www.matrixsynth.com/2015/12/casi ... sizer.html

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by JeEA » Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:59 pm

It is brighter sounding than the Real deal.
I have a cz 1000 and the coffeeshop editor. I bought
The cz app that casio released and there is a difference In sound.

The cz 1000 sounds more Dark and analog than the app.

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by madtheory » Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:07 pm

Awesome. Good pic here, it's possible to see the waveform drawing tablet:
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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by desmond » Thu Dec 24, 2015 2:23 pm

madtheory wrote:Awesome. Good pic here, it's possible to see the waveform drawing tablet:
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Ooh nice, never saw that one either! 8-)

I had a look around the Museum site but didn't find anything else, so good spot!

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Re: My favourite synth goes soft- Virtual CZ

Post by madtheory » Sat Dec 26, 2015 1:21 am

More info here on the Cosmo Synth at Ars Electronica 1984:
http://noyzelab.blogspot.ie/2013/11/ars ... 984-e.html

The controller shown above is a Casio CT 6000 keyboard.

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