vsti dxi rtas au refills sf2 all about synthetizers, virtual synths, keyboard production music dj equipment, sound engineering, audio recording, sound recording, music recording, system requeriments, PC MAC prices, School training in audio engineering, sound engineering, audio recording, sound recording, music recording, recording arts, audio production and music production. audio engineering school,sound engineering school,audio school... dj software, dj tools, legal downloads

miércoles, 18 de junio de 2008

Direct Wave - Zone Tab free tutorials

·

Direct Wave - Zone Tab


The Zone Tab contains filters, envelopes, effects and the modulation matrix. It is possible for every sample loaded into DW to have a unique set of Zone Tab controls, a single set applied to all samples or some combination of the two.

MAIN

  • Pitch Tune - Adjusts the pitch.
  • Gain - Allows the user to map samples in both pitch and velocity space.
  • Panning - Pans the sample left (-50) or right (+50).
  • Post Gain - Volume control for the individual sample.

TIME STRETCH (TIMESTR)

  • Time (switch) - When selected, the zone will be played using timestretching system.
  • Sync (switch) - When selected, the timestretching time will be expressed in ticks (1/4 beat).
  • Amount (Amt) - Timestretching length expressed in % of the original sample length or in number of ticks (1/4 beat, with sync enabled).
  • Grain - Length of each timestretching grain.
  • Smooth 'smoothing window' - Amount of smoothing betwen each timestreching grain.
  • Type - Reserved, not yet used.

FILTER 1 & FILTER 2

There are two variable state filters that can be configured in parallel () or series ().

  • Frequency - Sets the cut-off frequency for the lowpass/bandpass/highpass filters.
  • Emphasis - Boosts a frequency band near the cut-off level to create a sound "sharpening" effect.
  • Shape - Applies hardclip limiting (distortion) on the filter output.
  • Type - Selects the filter type.
    • Off - The filter is bypassed with no effect.
    • Lowpass - Frequencies below the 'Frequency cut-off' are passed.
    • Highpass - Frequencies above the 'Frequency cut-off' are passed.
    • Bandpass- Allows a narrow band of frequencies to pass.
    • Notch - Subtracts a small band of frequencies.
    • Allpass - Alters the phase of the signal.

AMP, ENV1 & ENV2 ENVELOPES

There is one dedicated Amplitude envelope and two freely assignable Envelopes.

  • Attack (A) - Sets the envelope Attack speed (down is fast, up is slow).
  • Decay (D) - Sets the envelope Decay speed (down is fast, up is slow).
  • Sustain (S) - Sets the envelope Sustain time (down is short, up is long).
  • Release (R) - Sets the envelope Release speed (down is fast, up is slow).

LFO1 & LFO2

  • Rate - Low Frequency Oscillator speed.
  • Sync - Syncs the sample LFO start to the note-on event.
  • Attack - Sets the attack length of the LFO modulation (from instant through to 10 seconds delay).
  • Phase - Changes the phase of the waveform (Free Run appears when the knob is fully clockwise and allows the LFO to run independently of note start events).
  • Waveform - LFO wave shape, 8 are available.
    • Sine - Sine wave.
    • Abs Sine - Positive sine wave.
    • Triangle - Triangle wave.
    • Square - Square wave.
    • Saw - Saw wave.
    • Inv Saw - Inverted Saw wave.
    • Random - Random wave (noise).
    • LP Random - Low Pass Random.

MODULATION MATRIX 1 to 4 (MOD MATRIX)

There are 4 banks of 4 modulation pairings, the first bank is defaulted to set the basic note control parameters, banks 2 - 4 are free. The Mod Matrix allows the user to freely assign one variable to modulate another (LFO 1 modulating filter cut-off frequency for example).

EFFECTS

There are 4 effects and 3 sends from where FX may be added to the samples. Each has a switch to the right of the label that activates it. Ringmod, Decimator, Quantizer and Phaser, are able to be applied with unique instances on a sample-by-sample basis, while Delay, Chorus and Reverb are shared amongst all voices.

RINGMOD (RING MODULATION)

  • Rate - Full Left = stopped, Full right = 100% fast modulation.
  • Mix - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% Chorus FX mix.

DECIMATOR

  • Step - Full Left = Minimum decimation, Full right = Maximum decimation.
  • Mix - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% full FX mix.

QUANTIZER

  • Bits - Full Left = More bits, Full right = less bits.
  • Mix - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% Chorus FX mix.

PHASER

  • Frequency - Phaser frequency.
  • Mix - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% Chorus FX mix.

SEND

The Delay, Chorus and Reverb FX settings reside on the Program Tab, they are disabled by default. The default level for the sends is 50% (-12 dB). The reason some FX are on the Zone tab and some on the Program tab, is that Delay, Chorus and Reverb are CPU hungry FX and can't be applied on a voice-by-voice basis so are considered global FX, shared among all voices. To adjust the relative dry/wet mix, use dry = Post Gain, Wet = Sends (below).

  • Delay - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% Delay FX mix.
  • Chorus - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% Chorus FX mix.
  • Reverb - Full Left = 0%, Full right = 100% reverb FX mix.

EDIT/AUTOMATION

Use this switch to decide if the changes on the Zone Tab affect only the currently selected sample (Zone) OR all samples.

  • Current - Applies the settings only to the currently selected zone.
  • Global - Applies settings to all zones. Careful! this will overwrite 'current' settings previously entered for any zones that are not locked. Lock zones using the Zone Window LK (lock) field.

 
Home | About | Link | Link
Simple Proff Blogger Template Created By Herro | Inspiring By Busy Bee Woo Themes