Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by Franktree » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:05 am

AbundantChoice wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:46 pm
GryphonP3 wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:56 pm
Anyone know if we can check out order status somewhere? In love with my new e370 and waiting eagerly :D
Quoting from the Sunday update to the Facebook group:

"26July Sunday PM Update
All of the E520 pre-KickStarter orders will ship this week. If you ordered before Nov 15th and have not received a E520 Confirmation email, please PM me.
I will start back shipping KickStarter orders, BLACK PANELS ONLY, later this week. If you are Backer #1 to Backer #33, you should have already received your SILVER panel. I will ship the black panels only until Backer #33, and then sequentially to the last Backer, #221.
I will estimate 4-5 weeks to ship the entire KS backlog.
Then, I will take a 10 day vacation (from shipping. Mostly will play video games and pinball).
After that, I will finish the post-KS orders."
That's a bummer, since it's quite contrary to everyone getting theirs by August 10. But I guess it's unsurprising, and what tends to happen. I'm sure they're doing their best to get whatever they can out as quickly as they can.

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by loydb » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:54 am

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by Funky40 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:13 am

AbundantChoice wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:46 pm

Quoting from the Sunday update to the Facebook group:
Paul, i thought we would get exactly this information on the KS news mail ?
I was waiting for that type of information.

i for example don´t touch facebook.
( anyway, i have my picture now down, thanks !....guess the timing is perfect for me :tu: )
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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by 1960strat » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:36 am

A perfect module for my Euro FX rack. Any idea when full production to happen?

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by Fastus » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:50 pm

Got my unit last Tuesday, here's a first go at some sound
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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by starthief » Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:25 pm

Nice demo!

For me, the Shimmer Reverb isn't as inspiring or useful as almost everything else -- but I guess it really comes down to the source material, because it was working for you there.

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by starthief » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:36 pm

Lyra-8 into Spectral Crusher (threshold mode) and then Valhalla Delay is flipping awesome.

Lyra-8 often has really strong resonances that usually need some surgical EQ. But if you set the high threshold to about 40%, then the quieter harmonics and noise and stuff is what gets through. Just a little touch of phase blur -- right on the low edge of 1% -- and some feedback, and it goes all fuzzily lush.

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by Addam » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:58 pm

Just got mine racked up tonight!! :sb:

Menu is VERY easy to navigate.

@starthief Any tips on using the Phase Blur setting on the spectral algos? Increasing this past a couple percents seems to add a swirling low bitrate effect.. which.. I don't think is the intent? Admittedly, spectral processing is new to me (and I haven't been modulating heavily). That said, spectral time machine unquantized is instant sea-sick, bad (good) horror movie dream sequence drone fun.

Getting some fun sounds using spectral crusher (PeakHold) as a really nasty reverb of sorts.

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Re: Synth Tech e520 Hyperion Stereo Audio Processor

Post by starthief » Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:11 pm

Yeah, PeakHold can be a cool quasi-reverb for sure.

I usually keep the phase blur off or really low. Once in a while I find a use for stronger blur, but it's pretty rare. One of the algos (Spectral Time Machine I think?) lets you set the max blur amount to have finer knob control, which is helpful.

So far I haven't been modulating very much either, with the spectral stuff especially -- finding a sweet spot and parking it seems to work well. But I feel like Resampling delay really wants to be jiggled and warbled, and playing with rates on Deflector Shield or flangers etc. is always fun. I will probably always use an external modulation source since I find the internal LFOs a little awkward compared to everything else in the interface.

MP3 compression uses spectral transforms, so it's no wonder there's some similarity between some kinds of spectral processing and low-bitrate MP3 artifacts.

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