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disting mk4 firmware announcement thread

Post by os » Wed May 10, 2017 6:12 am

This thread is where new firmware for the disting mk4 will be announced.

Please post comments, requests etc. as new threads.

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Post by os » Wed May 10, 2017 6:13 am

10th May 2017 - v4.1

Removed the grouping of algorithms into banks.
Added Audio Recorder algorithm.
Added MIDI/CV and CV/MIDI algorithms.
Added MIDI output to Quantizer, Random Quantized CVs and MIDI Playback algorithms.
Added MIDI CC control over algorithm parameters.
Added multiplier parameter to the Clockable Delay algorithm.
Added speed parameter to the Tape Delay algorithm.
Random Quantized CVs algorithm now displays the selected scale's name.
Fixed the behaviour of the Phaser algorithm at extreme feedback settings.
Algorithm names are now shown correctly when selected via the Favourites.
Fixed a bug in SD playback modes which use parameters that could cause crashes or memory corruption.

http://expert-sleepers.co.uk/distingfir ... dates.html

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Post by Tubefund » Wed May 10, 2017 6:44 am

Great update. Like the way of regrouping, this takes more advantage of the display and the speed to dial algorithms in.
Recording mode :yay

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Post by a100user » Wed May 10, 2017 7:54 am

Thanks OS for listening and producing great product.
I'm looking for nothing at this moment in time

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audio record question

Post by kriskeyser » Wed May 10, 2017 10:01 am

Os, this is great! I'm looking forward to the audio recorder being added to the mk3 firmware as well.

I was wondering whether it'd be possible to record audio onto the SD card using the new audio recorder algorithm and then switch to the audio playback mode to replay that audio without removing the sd card, manually editing the playlist file, and then putting the card back in. I'm guessing no unless the audio recorded algorithm also appends the new filename to the playlist file. Is this the case or no?

Thanks again!

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Post by os » Wed May 10, 2017 10:24 am

The only workaround at the moment would be to preemptively create the playlist with the names of the files that will be recorded. (Files that don't yet exist will just be ignored.)

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Post by kriskeyser » Wed May 10, 2017 12:06 pm

That works for me! Thank you!

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Post by c0nsumer » Wed May 10, 2017 1:28 pm

Really, really looking forward to installing this tonight. Thank you!

I apologize if I missed it elsewhere, but will some sort of official MIDI port add-on be available eventually?

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Post by os » Wed May 10, 2017 1:49 pm

Yes, soon.

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Post by c0nsumer » Wed May 10, 2017 2:29 pm

os wrote:Yes, soon.
Woo! Thank you. :D

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Post by risome » Fri May 12, 2017 7:40 am

Installed the new firmware for Disting Mk4 V4.1 and its great a great module gets even better.Oh and did i say how helpful Andrew is.He sorted out a couple of issues for me and his customer service is second to none ...you just cant buy that sort of help Cheers Andrew ..Richard S :miley: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay:

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Post by Setherian » Fri May 12, 2017 8:41 am

I keep getting the message "firmware not found" and I rechecked 3 times that the file I unzipped is inside the card. Now what? :/

update: It was apparently just a matter of not using the adapter that came with my card.. its fine now! :)

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Post by detomaso » Fri May 12, 2017 5:10 pm

Os, big thanks for all the huge work and efforts for creating this dream tool in 4hp! Great job!

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Post by ilovefrog » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:17 pm

When will the mk4 receive the Dual Quantizer and Euclidian Patterns added to the mk3?

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Post by os » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:27 pm

In a couple of weeks. Busy shipping modules right now!

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Post by ilovefrog » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:29 pm

os wrote:In a couple of weeks. Busy shipping modules right now!
Thanks for your response. Happy to hear this, too, because I'm planning on getting a second one!

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Post by phutureboy » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:57 pm

Not sure this is possible at the moment but would it be possible to have the Knob Recorder feature in the Dual Euclidian Patterns mode ?
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Post by os » Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:54 am

The double use of the Z push button means that it's either knob recorder or multiple parameters, and the Euclidean mode has multiple parameters.

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Post by derpy » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:41 am

Any idea when the MK4 firmware will be hackable, or sample project available on github?

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Post by os » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:13 am

No definite schedule, but I wouldn't expect it particularly soon.

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Post by derpy » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:26 pm

os wrote:No definite schedule, but I wouldn't expect it particularly soon.
Ok, thanks for the update. I look forward to it whenever it becomes possible :)

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Post by os » Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:51 am

29th June 2017 - v4.2

Added Wavetable VCO algorithm.
Added MIDI Clock algorithm.
Added Dual Quantizer algorithm.
Added Dual Euclidean Patterns algorithm.
Added Dual Delayed Pulse Generator algorithm.
Added Dual Sample and Hold algorithm.
Added a Track and Hold mode to the Sample and Hold algorithm.
Added MIDI control over the Z function.
Added MIDI note control over the Quantizer algorithm's Key.

http://expert-sleepers.co.uk/distingfir ... dates.html

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Post by bemushroomed » Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:23 am

Cool :) Is some of this coming to mk3 as well?

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Post by os » Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:44 am

It's all already there, apart from the wavetable VCO.

And the MIDI stuff, obviously, which cannot be ported to the mk3.

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Post by n0rd » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:23 am

os wrote:29th June 2017 - v4.2

Added Wavetable VCO algorithm.
Just updated to 4.2 and tried Wavetable VCO... it crashes Disting. Now Disting just constantly reboots.

Went back to 4.1 and it boots but it's in some weird mode where 'Z' just changes a hex number on the display.

Same for 4.0.

Changed back to 4.2, same as before. Constantly reboots.
Disting displays "B1 V4.2" then reboots. Repeat.

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