David Smyth wrote:...
16 Presets is a nice number to me! Not enough to warrant a screen (and I like the simplicity of the grid of bank/patch buttons), but enough to decently aid live use.
I'm tempted to replace my Minitaur's 2-octave midi controller (Akai MPK25) with the Sub Phatty, for; control of itself, control of the Minitaur, or both synths at once. The only downside I see to that setup, is possibly not being able to send CC Messages to the Minitaur to access it's useful under-the-hood functions (trigger modes, note sync etc.) without a computer. Does the Sub Phatty look like it can send CC Messages at all?
If not, perhaps I could incorperate the Kaoss Pad 3 or another device into the midi chain.
Stuka wrote:As far as handling the "under the hood" MIDI-selectable functions, I plan to use the "MIDI Designer" iPad app and build custom control templates for the Sub Phatty, Minitaur, MIDI MuRF, and Analog Delay (and anything else that shows up in the "studio" that needs some MIDI tweaking):
Any other users on here interested in some collaborative effort on some templates?
IgorCristo wrote:At first I thought it was a great piece of hardware. The small print is very appealing to me and the full knobbed interface makes it even better. It has a lot of upgrades, like the noise generator, sub-oscillator, LFO being able to modulate 3 parametes at once...
After hearing all the available content of it, I can say this: I like the sound, but it's not the Phatty's sound I'm used to hear. IMHO the original Phatty sounds better... it's overload is very creamy and not this multidrive sterile sound.
The stability of the oscillators seem like a nice upgrade... it was not a problem for me, since I live in a very very very hot country.
Correct me if I'm wrong about it, but don't you agree with something I've said?
PS: They should've used something else for the interface, instead that "white in your face" thing. Maybe black + yellow?
EMwhite wrote:I really think that adding a simple CV Pitch and Gate out would have attracted a few more percentiles of the demographic but logistically, WHERE do you put such jacks, etc. Clearly, they are using side panels from Phatty, and maybe even some of the internal components such as the jack board. Cost is the #1 thing for most of us working stiffs and the street price that Sweetwater ran out and advertised of $999 is the NICE price.
stiiiiiiive wrote:I'm quite sure the Little Phatty CV out mod will be adaptable on the Sub Phatty.
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