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Volta Recommended Hardware?

Post by dougcl » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:19 pm

Hi folks, my limited understanding of Volta is that I need three things
1) A computer
2) An A/D-D/A interface
3) A modular

1) Will Windows XP work? In any case, what software do I need or is recommended beyond Volta itself?

2) Are there any recommended devices? Maybe three (quick and dirty, pretty good, and Cadillac). Any recommended DIY kits?

3) Not too worried about this because I am running a euro system and compatability has been established.

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Post by TWINSTATES » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:32 pm

1 no windows, mac only.

2. The new motu ones work, 828 mk 3, mk 2 traveller etc.

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Post by Morley » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:45 pm

And it doesn't have to be a modular. Any monosynth with a few voltage control inputs will do.
Motu Ultralite interfaces work fine too.

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Post by dougcl » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:49 pm

Morley wrote:And it doesn't have to be a modular. Any monosynth with a few voltage control inputs will do.
Motu Ultralite interfaces work fine too.

Right. Funny in that this thing seems to elevate cv to the next generation of interface standards. Meanwhile the poor Oberheim just got MIDI.

(BTW your 2500 vid got me into modulars).

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Post by Morley » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:54 pm

dougcl wrote:
Morley wrote:And it doesn't have to be a modular. Any monosynth with a few voltage control inputs will do.
Motu Ultralite interfaces work fine too.

Right. Funny in that this thing seems to elevate cv to the next generation of interface standards. Meanwhile the poor Oberheim just got MIDI.

(BTW your 2500 vid got me into modulars).
Thx for watching it! Of course Volta really helps integrate modulars in a computer system and I am really looking forwards to using Volta with my Polyfusion. I am happy enough to leave the 2500 to being controlled by it's own sequencer tbh.
The Oberheim, even with Midi, looks great though!

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Post by stretta » Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:02 pm

1) Will Windows XP work? In any case, what software do I need or is recommended beyond Volta itself?

Volta is a plug-in, so you'll need a host for Volta (DP, Live, Logic)

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Post by stretta » Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:19 am

I have a saved twitter search for MOU things. Beatmakers regularly finds deals on used MOTU hardware.

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/msg/1208555876.html

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