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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Thu Apr 29, 2010 6:05 pm

Prepare to by blown away by a Typhoon... :)
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby noisecomm » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:52 pm

madtheory wrote:Prepare to by blown away by a Typhoon... :)


I'm still trying to figure out it's strong points. :dontknow:

Oddly enough I just read an article about it, on your blog. :drinks:
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:58 am

Cheers!
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Tue May 04, 2010 10:44 pm

this arrived today. got a spectacular deal off ebay - i almost feel bad for the seller i got it for so little (but not as bad as i feel for the guy who tried to sell me one for £300 :lol: )

first impressions: this thing is a beast. it has that yamaha tank quality, but it also has a sleekness and subtlety to it - dare i say "sexiness". the front panel is a thing of beauty, and so simply laid out

typhoon os is an absolute breeze (ahem) to use, to the point where i have yet to crack out the manual. modulation possibilities are exceptional. and it sounds great! i've been sampling my guitar all day and it sounds thick and smooth, with lots of lovely aliasing

what with this and the tg33, i think i'm becoming a bit of a yamaha fanboy now :giveheart:
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Wed May 19, 2010 10:33 pm

tx16w's inability to create a loop between two fixed points is kinda killing me at the moment. i guess it was created just before loop based music went mainstream and is more about sample playback - you can only create a loop at the end of a wave. actually "killing me" is putting it a bit strong.. it's slightly bothering at the most

also, i may just be being very stupid, but i can't seem to work out the whole dyn/fix relationship regards the filter parameters. yes i have rtfm!
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Thu May 20, 2010 12:28 pm

To do loop based music you don't loop it on the sampler, you retrigger it from the sequencer. That way you can play loads of loops together without loosing sync.

The filters don't actually do very much anyway. I think there's only one LPF that's actually any good, check the manual, I think it was a separate download?
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Thu May 20, 2010 4:59 pm

the filters work fine actually. i mean, they may not sound analog or "phat" but they're qualities i could care less about in a digital sampler tbh

i'm still bowled over by how easy this machine is to operate, i might try out the yamaha os for comparison next time i'm feeling masochistic
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:47 am

ok, so does anyone know how i can setup a voice/performance so that certain samples will play monophonically only? *looks at madtheory* :) eg a closed hi-hat cutting short an open hi-hat. i can't find anything in the manual, although it does allude to it being impossible

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hardware limitations prohibit a more dynamic use of individual outputs


i hope this isn't the case
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:29 am

You can route the open and closed hi hat to the same monophonic output, and they will cut each other off. I can't remember how it's done on the poly outputs, I think they call them groups? What you should do is go to my website and download some of the Typhoon format samples, like this one.
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:54 am

thanks man, got it! couldn't work out how to do it on the polyphonic outs though
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:30 pm

There is a way, but I haven't done it in years. If I ever make it to my friend's studio where the TX is, I'll check it out.
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby noisecomm » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:24 am

Where can I get a physical copy of Typhoon? :help:
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby madtheory » Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am

Get a USB floppy drive, and download here:

http://www.nuedge.net/typhoon2000/Typhoon2000.htm
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby noisecomm » Sun Jul 04, 2010 7:00 am

Rad! Thanks:)
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Re: Yamaha TX16W Problems

Postby colmon » Thu Mar 03, 2011 4:58 am

has anyone successfully tried a HxC floppy emulator with the tx16w?
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