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disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:06 am

This thread is where new firmware for the disting EX will be announced.

Please post comments, requests etc. as new threads.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:07 am

28/4/2020 - v1.1

* Added the 'Gate offset' parameter to the SD Multisample algorithm.
* Fixed audio corruption while loading presets from the MicroSD card.
* Fixed a problem where the sample folder would be scanned twice when switching presets in the SD Multisample or SD 6 Triggers algorithms.
* Fixed some problems with the sustain feature in the SD Multisample algorithm.
* Changed the WAV Recorder defaults to 48kHz/16 bit.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by synkrotron » Sat May 09, 2020 5:54 am

I hope you don't mind me posting this os. I'm assuming it is okay to go ahead with this update?

7/5/2020 v1.1.1

* Incorporated disting mk4 firmware version 4.15 (so adding the Granular Pitch Shifter algorithm).
* Fixed a problem where WAV files containing lots of metadata would cause audio playback algorithms to take an extremely long time to scan folders.

https://www.expert-sleepers.co.uk/disti ... dates.html

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Sat May 09, 2020 6:41 am

Yes it's fine.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by bc3 » Wed May 20, 2020 9:01 pm

Does the current firmware release (1.1.1) include the "auto sampling" functionality? Thx!

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Thu May 21, 2020 2:26 am

No, that's coming in 1.2.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by bc3 » Thu May 21, 2020 9:20 am

Thanks, look forward to trying it!

Would it be possible in the future to use Disting EX to "auto-sample" a live acoustic instrument?
Possibly by setting a threshold for the recording input and then a length for the recording time?

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Thu May 21, 2020 9:23 am

Nice idea.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by bc3 » Thu May 21, 2020 9:40 am

Thanks and apologies as I just saw there is a "feature request" thread which I will copy this to.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by homeslice1479 » Thu May 21, 2020 12:50 pm

os wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 2:26 am
No, that's coming in 1.2.
So THAT'S why I couldn't find anything in the manual about auto sampling. Loopop shows it off in his Disting EX video and I FREAKING WANT IT.
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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by synkrotron » Thu May 21, 2020 5:03 pm

homeslice1479 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 12:50 pm
I FREAKING WANT IT.
There's a beta knocking around somewhere here, if you can't wait for the official version :)

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Fri May 22, 2020 5:41 am

22/5/2020 - v1.2

* Added support for up to 6 channel recordings in the WAV Recorder algorithm, and added a graphical display of SD card write pressure.
* Added the 'auto-sampler' to the WAV Recorder algorithm.
* Added support for microtonal scales (using Scala) to the SD Multisample algorithm.
* Added the 'Auto-change startup preset' and 'Auto-save when changing algorithm' settings.
* Increased the length of the filename displayed by the wavetable algorithms.
* Changed the default MIDI CC mapping for single algorithms to start at CC #7.
* Fixed problems with stuck or untriggerable notes in the SD Multisample algorithm, especially when chord mode was active.
* Fixed a problem where the Z knobs would not work in dual mode.
* Fixed a crash when entering any of the dual mode wavetable algorithms without wavetables on the SD card, and when entering the Programmable Quantizer algorithm without scales on the SD card.
* Fixed a problem where the display could become corrupt in the quantizer algorithms if the quantized input was changing too rapidly.
* Dual mode algorithms that send MIDI now correctly use the MIDI channel from the settings.
* Fixed a crash when a folder had more than the expected number of WAV files in it.
* Fixed a possible crash and SD card corruption when adding a new file to the card.
* Fixed a crash in the Wavetable Waveshaper algorithm when processing large input voltages.
* Fixed a crash in the Granular Pitch Shifter algorithm when the pitch was set very high.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by synkrotron » Fri May 22, 2020 8:34 am

Thanks :tu:

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:09 am

2/7/2020 - v1.3:

* Added the Looper algorithm.
* Added the Multi-Switch algorithm.
* Incorporated disting mk4 firmware version 4.16 (so adding the Chaos algorithm).
* Added a much more thorough i2c implementation.
* The SD 6 Triggers algorithm can now be triggered by MIDI notes.
* The SD 6 Triggers algorithm now emits end-of-sample triggers via an attached ES-5.
* Added the "Normalisation" parameter to the SD Multisample algorithm.
* The SD Multisample and SD 6 Triggers algorithms now set the relevant parameter maximums to reflect the number of folders/WAV files, improving usability of the R knob for selecting folders/files.
* The WAV Recorder now sends a MIDI note off if auto-sampling is cancelled.
* Improved the smoothness of gain changes when using the Dry and Effect gain parameters in the Augustus Loop algorithm.
* Added the "Default first CC" setting.
* Added a setting for how much the R knob needs to move to take over menu or parameter value changes.
* Improved the smoothness of the L & R knobs (in single mode).
* Wavetable algorithms can now load stereo or 24 bit WAVs (ignoring the right channel/low 8 bits).
* If a dual preset uses a Favourite, the algorithm name is now correctly shown when browsing presets.
* Fixed an issue where the preset name would not be loaded when loading a dual preset.
* Fixed an issue where the Z function would not be restored properly when loading a dual preset.
* Fixed an issue that could occur when both dual algorithms were audio playback algorithms.
* Fixed a crash when there were more than 100 wavetable folders.
* Fixed a rare display corruption issue.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by LDT » Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:55 pm

Somebody has been busy as usual.😁🙌🏻

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by Kattefjaes » Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:37 pm

os wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:09 am
* Improved the smoothness of gain changes when using the Dry and Effect gain parameters in the Augustus Loop algorithm.
Oh, thank you os - I shall look forward to having a play with that.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:27 am

31/7/2020 - v1.3.1:

* Significantly reduced aliasing distortion in the Wavetable VCO algorithm when generating high pitches.
* Added a graphical view of the current waveform for all wavetable-based algorithms.
* The Looper 'reverse' function now applies only to the targeted loop(s).
* Fixed a problem where the Looper would incorrectly load WAVs when operating in stereo.
* Fixed a problem where the Looper's pitch would fluctuate unexpectedly.
* Fixed a problem where the Quantizer 2 algorithm's pattern would not be preserved when saving/loading presets.
* Fixed a problem where the module would freeze when entering the MIDI Playback algorithms with no MIDI files on the SD card.

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by virtualpt » Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:22 am

os wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:27 am
31/7/2020 - v1.3.1:

* Significantly reduced aliasing distortion in the Wavetable VCO algorithm when generating high pitches.
* Added a graphical view of the current waveform for all wavetable-based algorithms.
* The Looper 'reverse' function now applies only to the targeted loop(s).
* Fixed a problem where the Looper would incorrectly load WAVs when operating in stereo.
* Fixed a problem where the Looper's pitch would fluctuate unexpectedly.
* Fixed a problem where the Quantizer 2 algorithm's pattern would not be preserved when saving/loading presets.
* Fixed a problem where the module would freeze when entering the MIDI Playback algorithms with no MIDI files on the SD card.
Thanks Os :sb:

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Re: disting EX firmware announcement thread

Post by silkynight » Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:52 pm

The new wave visualisation feature is super rad!!!

Thanks a lot Os!!

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