ES-6 Audio Performance Tests

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jnlkrt

ES-6 Audio Performance Tests

Post by jnlkrt » Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:10 pm

hi all, since some people including me were wondering about the audio performance of the ES-6 in a modular context, i'll upload a couple A-B comparison files.

i am using a Metric Halo Mobile IO 2882 as a benchmark. both converter signals are recorded in parallel, fed from the same source. i am matching the input level of the ES-6 with the variable gain stages of the metro halo unit.

in the file names, "a" will always the same converter and "b" the other.

1) starting off with something very simple - basic waveforms from the Rubicon with a CV sweep trough the bigger part of it's audio range. sweep CV is coming from Live/Max/ES-3 so it's always the same. as a bonus, the Rubicon waves are followed by a little recording of some noise through a sequenced Res-4, just to make the first round a bit more exciting..

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4237324/es6test_1_a.aif

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4237324/es6test_1_b.aif
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Post by os » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:58 pm

I'll be watching this one with interest :)

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Post by digital_steve » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:57 pm

So will I, nice one mate
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Post by phutureboy » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:27 am

Any idea when you will ship ES-6 to Schneidersladen again ?

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Post by os » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:05 pm

Should be next week.

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Post by rutabaga40 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:47 am

A seems to have a little more 'air'? A little more highend?

But really they are near identical to me.

Which is which!?!

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Post by owensands » Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:57 am

hmmm might have to grab an es6 at some point.

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Post by Bricks » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:02 am

I might guess (a) is the metric halo, but both sound alright.
Any reveal on this?

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