OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

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OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Ned Bouhalassa » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:29 pm

Oh, and it's free! :mrgreen:

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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Bitexion » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:58 pm

Can it "compete" with the OP-X I wonder? Which claims to be flawless.
I mean, I'm sure it sounds nice and all, according to the comments section there. But side-to-side with an actual OB? :ugeek:

I can't figure out any way to install presets either. Meh.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby tomorrowstops » Thu Feb 27, 2014 3:31 pm

Interesting. Will check it out asap!
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Bitexion » Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:11 pm

Hm, I could make the soundbanks in .fxp format work by just loading them in VST Host..but those .aupreset files I have no idea how to load up.
It sure sounds nice, but I have no idea what it's like compared to a real OB-X(a)..anyone?

I just use VST Host to test out vst synths, don't own a massive sequencer like Ableton or Cubase.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby TheKeytarist » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:20 pm

this thing sounds excellent. can't compare it to the OPX plugin or a real OB, but it's got a lot of character for a soft synth
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby georgemarauder » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:59 pm

I had a quick play with it and I did like the sound I got from it. Very nice for a free synth. I also like the SQ-80 emulation that's out there as well. That one is also free and it sounds quite nice.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby TaylorBart » Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:31 pm

BUMP!

This is my favorite VA
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby commodorejohn » Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:47 am

Just been playing around with it a bit - I'm not much for VA, but this thing can do some pretty wicked noises :) Now I really wanna get my hands on the real deal sometime...
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Alex E » Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:50 am

This is outstanding! Thanks Ned! :D
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby georgemarauder » Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:55 pm

The more I use this the more impressed I become. I have no idea if this could compare to a real OBX, but this emulation certainly has character and produces some wonderful sounds.

I'll probably make a YouTube video showing off some of my patches when I'm further along.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Solderman » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:06 pm

Hellz yes! This is sounding both more authentic and less harsh in the treble harmonics than OP-X and is easier to use. It doesn't really need EQ corrections, but try it with Sir Elliot 1968 A Preamp for some super warmth.
OBXd uses about twice as much CPU as OP-X and doesn't support voice-doubling or arpeggios, but it otherwise has a very similar feature set. I would still use OP-X for some sounds, but brighter ones are now certainly reserved for this excellent plugin! Let's hope it's equally stable and responds just as well to external controls. I also still need to try the learn function. I used the 32 bit version running in Reaper for PC.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby georgemarauder » Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:15 pm

I made a little demo song and posted it over in the Listening Lounge. Nothing too crazy, just a few sounds I made using this VST, in a track I arranged in Ableton Live.
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Re: OBXd Excellent Oberheim Emulation

Postby Sensory » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:38 pm

Wish you could save patches more easily but definitely very cool for a freebie !
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