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Re: Concerns about build quality anyone?

Post by Schrank » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:47 pm

Decdog wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:14 am
I got my Digitone yesterday – happy days – all good but I realised that when I tap the faceplate, especially in the middle of the unit, there is a noticeable ‘reverb’, a slight sound sort of like when you hit a drum.

Basically it sounds like the faceplate is perhaps not fixed ‘flush’ with the internal bits, or maybe the faceplate on my unit is ever so slightly curved/bent, but just a fraction of a millimetre, giving this effect. The build quality feels solid otherwise, but this makes it feel a bit cheap, like they skimped out on internal fixings(!). :despair:

I tried tapping my finger firmly on the faceplate of my other gear, and none have this effect so noticeably (even my Tanzmaus lol). Tapping the similar looking Octatrack box for example it feels really solid and there is no ‘give’ (or reverberation) at all.

It makes me wonder if the Digitones/takts are just like this? For those of you with an Octatrack as well as Digitone/takt, for example, or any of the other bigger boxes, do you notice this effect on the DT/DN particularly?

If this is how they all are then fine – this in no way impacts on the use of the unit of course – and I’ll stop fixating on this! However if there have been quality control issues with my particular box I might just send it back/replace it.

I’ll try to do a video of this when I get home. Reflections appreciated! :)
I think my octatrack mk2 does that too. When i hit the buttons, it sounds like a spring reverb.
I thought this is normal but am not so sure anymore :confused:

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Monofunk » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:18 am

There's a small "reverb sound" for me too.

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Cadence » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:43 pm

Is this just the sound of the box or are you hearing it through the electronics?

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Monofunk » Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:05 pm

The acoustics of the box. It does not affect the audio.

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Cadence » Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:47 am

I see. I'll have to test mine to see. Guess I've been fairly gentle with mine and hadn't experienced it.

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Monofunk » Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:30 pm

It's a little acoustic resonance that emits after pressing one of the buttons. If a room is quiet it's noticeable but it can be harder to hear when sound is coming from speakers.

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by brandonlogic » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:40 am

i have a project that wont load in 1.21. i get a load error.
i want to downgrade to 1.20 and see if it loads.
where can i find a download link for 1.20? https://www.elektronauts.com/t/digitone ... /91447/242 this just links to 1.21...
if anyone has it on there computer, maybe in your downloads folder or something, if you could send it to me i’d appreciate it.
thanks

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by brandonlogic » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:19 pm

ok. i found it, but unfortunately that didnt seem to do the trick. i still get "load error" when recalling a certain project. anyone else have any ideas? digitone dosnt seem to let you downgrade to anything earlier than 1.2 from 1.21. tried to go to 1.11 bout the tone would accept the sysex.
if i changed/removed some sounds that a project might have been referencing, would that cause a load error?

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by acidbob » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:40 am

Maybe you could write Elektron and have one of them fix the proj. For you, send the file?

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Digitone and Roli Seaboard

Post by Sweetfiltersweep » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:11 am

Hi, I need some help. I was trying to use a Roli Seaboard with the Digitone. No matter what I tried, it was no possible to play the Digitone because the filter cutoff and the filter type keep jumping aleatory. Cutoff was not assigned to incoming messages and the filter type is NO modulation destination... What’s happening?

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by estin » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:25 am

Not sure but to rule some things out try going to settings/midi config/port config and scroll to the bottom. Uncheck the box that says "receive cc/nrpn"

If that lets you play it without issue you might need to configure what the seaboard is putting out somehow.

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Re: Elektron Digitone

Post by Sweetfiltersweep » Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:54 pm

estin wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:25 am
Not sure but to rule some things out try going to settings/midi config/port config and scroll to the bottom. Uncheck the box that says "receive cc/nrpn"

If that lets you play it without issue you might need to configure what the seaboard is putting out somehow.
Thanks for your answer. I tried what you said and in fact it solved the problem. But then Digitone wouldn’t get any CC at all. I looked at the output of the Seaboard with Cubase midi inspector and I couldn’t find anything wrong, but I’ll keep searching.

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Elektron Digitone with Roli Seaboard

Post by Sweetfiltersweep » Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:17 pm

Problem solved. And this is how the Digitone can sound together with the Seaboard:


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