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Post by AdamJay » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:29 am

Mopho SE/X4, with 44 keys, starts on an F.

I think it's a little more common for keyboards to end on a C than to start on one.

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Post by Dcramer » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:04 am

It's like a Vibraharp (Vibraphone) most of which have three octaves of bars from F to F :hmm:

I wonder if the arpeggio will play out the CV outs? :hmm:









Still though, if the firmware is suckage....that whore red plastic will really burn :deadbanana:

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Post by Umcorps » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:09 am

Dcramer wrote: I wonder if the arpeggio will play out the CV outs? :hmm:
They do on the MBrutes. Exclusively. But they have no arp out on the midi side of things.

Flip a coin..... :sadbanana:

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Post by southphillysynths » Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:24 pm

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Dcramer wrote: I wonder if the arpeggio will play out the CV outs? :hmm:
They do on the MBrutes. Exclusively. But they have no arp out on the midi side of things.

Flip a coin..... :sadbanana:

Didn't know that, thats pretty freaking lame
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Post by southphillysynths » Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:58 am

Emailed sweetwater, they say probably will ship end of the month
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Post by southphillysynths » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:57 am

seems like in this video it will be a while. None of these new demos show it sequencing or arping out of the cv outs, only midi...


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Post by a100user » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:03 am

The video on the product page shows the Arp controlling a eurorack system or at least gives that impression

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Post by MATSmile » Wed Apr 20, 2016 1:23 am

a100user wrote:The video on the product page shows the Arp controlling a eurorack system or at least gives that impression

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Post by rowsbywoof » Sun May 01, 2016 10:34 am

The KeyStep is $120. That's in the range of impulse buy at this point. Even half baked, it's a cool little controller for sub-Volca pricing. Hard to pass this one up if you're looking to mess around with the keyless synths away from your DAW setup.

I preordered one. If it's a dog, I won't cry too hard over it. I've blown more than $120 on less functional products.

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Post by hawkfuzz » Mon May 02, 2016 1:34 pm

My feelings exactly. As long as the pitch works that's all I need. The sequencer is just an added bonus as all other functions are to me.

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Post by Astronaut FX » Mon May 02, 2016 6:44 pm

Is there anything on the market that's smaller than this with actual MIDI jacks?

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Post by Jason Brock » Mon May 02, 2016 8:25 pm

Astronaut FX wrote:Is there anything on the market that's smaller than this with actual MIDI jacks?
The Roland A01 is shorter but deeper.

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Post by Astronaut FX » Mon May 02, 2016 9:58 pm

Jason Brock wrote:
Astronaut FX wrote:Is there anything on the market that's smaller than this with actual MIDI jacks?
The Roland A01 is shorter but deeper.
That's right, thanks! Forgot about that.

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Post by droningspaghettimonster » Tue May 03, 2016 3:25 pm

anyone know if the arp works via cv/gate by now?

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Post by pownie » Tue May 03, 2016 4:10 pm

Someone in the BSP group on FB wrote that it worked with CV, so it should. Which also makes me want one.

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Post by Roy72 » Fri May 06, 2016 5:52 am

I wish there was some more info on this, I would just like it to transpose sequences and play a riff every now and then.

A release date would be great.

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Post by Roy72 » Fri May 06, 2016 5:52 am

I wish there was some more info on this, I would just like it to transpose sequences and play a riff every now and then.

A release date would be great.

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Post by droningspaghettimonster » Fri May 06, 2016 10:19 am

i hope arturia manage to release this unit without too much bugs. and i hope theysell well enough to make a big key version, the demand for affordable cv/gate controllers is big.

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Post by hawkfuzz » Fri May 06, 2016 11:42 am

Maybe the lack of a solid release date is due to wanting to release it right and minimize patches.

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Post by rowsbywoof » Fri May 06, 2016 12:19 pm

Sweetwater is saying mid to end of June is what they're hearing.

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Post by southphillysynths » Sun May 22, 2016 11:33 pm

hawkfuzz wrote:Maybe the lack of a solid release date is due to wanting to release it right and minimize patches.
I hope so this thing better hurry up and come out!! :hihi:
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Post by pitri » Mon May 23, 2016 1:54 pm

so is it stable with CV, etc.?

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Post by Roy72 » Mon May 23, 2016 3:03 pm

pitri wrote:so is it stable with CV, etc.?
Not sure what you mean, but as it isn't out yet I don't think anyone knows.

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Post by pitri » Mon May 23, 2016 3:49 pm

ah sorry i thought its out allready, but true thomann says delivery on the 28.06 I guess we will see in a month then :hyper:

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Post by southphillysynths » Tue May 24, 2016 12:26 pm



hey how come this dude has one? looks like there are people around that have gotten a hold of them, beta testers?
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