that was aimed at jsainsbury's post btw.soliptic said:^^^ good summary
Not that I'm DISagreeing exactly... its just not a view I'm able to endorse from my own experiencenovation = crap build quality in my experience.
sound = not bad, not terribly exciting either.
Nowt wrong with the build quality of my Remote 25, although there are issues with the pickup mode, which had I known about before, I'd have walked on by... :no:tweaka said:novation = cheapo build quality, in my experience.
Well, mine did have to go back to get some swarf removed, so there's still room for improvement.tweaka said:hopefully they've sorted out their qc over the last few yrs. :smokingr:
My (limited) understanding of pick-up:tweaka said:whats all that about rezn8?RezN8 said:If you are thinking down the Novation path - make sure you check out a demo version first, and make sure the pickup mode issue isn't gonna make you pull out all of your hair when you start knob twiddling. :sob:
A fix has been promised, but there's no sign of it yet
due to get a new controller kboard soon, sounds a bit ominous :unsure:
Sounds like the defaults are not want you'd want then, but are editable at least (bit of a a pain in the arse though). I'm gonna give it a whirl and see if it works as we'd hope.Pot/Slider Control Type (Menu Page 7)
This setting determines how he knob or slider behaves. There are two possible options :
Jump The knob or slider will immediately transmit MIDI when moved
Pickup The knob or slider will only transmit MIDI once it has passed the the position represented by the controls data vakue as stored in the Template.
Note: All the controls in the factory preset templates are set to Jump mode.
Thought about doing the software option, but given that i already have lots of audiounits i couldn't be bothered to buy another one, absynth 2 has more satisfied my desire for softsynths. I've wanted to get my hands on a "real" synth for a while now, not just for sequencing but for jamming/band purposes + i like the idea of taking it round someones house and pluggin into the stereo and having a right propper mash up+ it'll force me to expand my keyboard skillssoliptic said:ps. have to ask... why not buy the v-station? Having used both I can vouch for the fact it sounds exactly the same, and the vsti one is a lot cheaper. If your only reason is that hardware is more "real" and "pro" and cooler, then dont waste your money, because you only think that until you own the stuff. Then you realise it has many hassles and drawbacks which software does not, which balances it out overall imho. Unless you specifically need one of hardware's advantages (tactility, portability / suitability for live use, resale value) dont bother, get the v-station.
are you just going for the basic k-station? i whole-heartedly recommend it - used a friends for years and am constantly inspired by the sounds it makes, but, i've got a ks-5 and it's much nicer! cost Â£350 on ebay, pretty much brand new, and it's got some essential features the kstation doesn't have:megafish said:Cheers for all the feedback guys, looks like ishall go ahead with the purchasement.