Nepheton <-> real 808 comparison

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Postby Puranon » Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:58 pm

Jacek, will the next update do anything about the VSTI sync issue?
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Postby Shy » Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:31 pm

Great, Jacek. A very significant improvement! Looking forward to the update, and I hope other parts will have some improvements as well :).
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Postby Sebastian@d16 » Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:25 pm

Hi,
Puranon wrote:Jacek, will the next update do anything about the VSTI sync issue?

If You mean the problem mentioned in the "Problem with Drumazon and Cubase sx 3.1" (DR Technical issues), please, read the answer I posted there http://www.d16.pl/forum/viewtopic.php?t=586

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Postby MarshallLaw » Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:28 pm

Looking at the TR 808 service manual I found some Pots inside the real 808 you can change the white/pink noise levels and their amount of diffusion. Now I can make my real 808 sound like Nepheton 8) ...

You can for example make the snare sound really gritty or tweak the clap from "splashy" to "reverb only".

If you are looking forward to doing this, do it at your own risk. I installed a kenton retrofit midi kit into my 808 so I already had it open. But if you're satisfied with how your baby sounds like just leave it closed...

I'd love to have these pots on the outside of the machine.

Maybe a feature for the next Nepheton release? :wink: I don't want to drill more holes into my baby.
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Postby Jacek@d16 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:39 pm

Hehe

I promise i'll check it out. Maybe we can add this controls in 'Settings window' or You thought about main gui? There isn't a lot of free space ;)

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Postby MarshallLaw » Fri Nov 02, 2007 11:22 am

Settings window would be more like the original. 8)

btw. You could add a "dirty pots" option then it would sound like most of the real ones out there... just kidding...
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New HH sounds great!

Postby db.one » Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:59 pm

Heya, J. The new HHs sound GREAT!

Glad to hear about the upcoming snare revision as well. Nep sounds great but sonds a bit off from my 808 (and everyone elses!) so looking forward to that. Overall, GREAT product!!

Can't WAIT to see what's next!! (CR-78!)
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Postby Puranon » Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:16 am

The update sounds great.
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Postby ostiknostis » Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:45 am

Can't wait to get the new version ;) Additional parameters sound very desirable as well (already posted about it in another thread), but even with a new hihat model, I am very happy!
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Postby Pac » Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:36 pm

heres a .wav file of my TR-808 for those who need some original sounds
http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=c7ee ... 7fcf1d8535
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Postby DBS » Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:11 am

For my opinion is Nepheton a very good 808 simulation.
Only Hihat and Cymbal are still NOT my favorites.
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Postby dc » Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:50 am

In what version is the new hi hat model included?
I'm using 1.0.5 and the hats sound very weak, not at all like any of my 808s.
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Postby ostiknostis » Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:06 pm

AU beta, perhaps? Is it me or does it sound different?
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Postby Widowsky » Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:47 pm

Jacek@d16 wrote:Hehe

I promise i'll check it out. Maybe we can add this controls in 'Settings window' or You thought about main gui? There isn't a lot of free space ;)

Regards,
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I would vote for the main gui. So these parameters could be automated thru host or MIDI!
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Cowbell?

Postby savojr » Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:23 pm

I think that Cowbell still sounds that much different that using normal sampled sound works better for me.

At least when last checked..
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