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For initialising there are currently two options
in the Oscillator Bank Menu
INIT - resets the destination bank(s)

Or as you mentioned in the LOAD menu
DEF - Loads a initialised voice, and resets all Mod Banks, ENVs, LFOs etc

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Thanks! I had actually managed to miss this, I was thinking of saving something in slot 1 with everything set to minimum, or something in that vein.
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Hi, just received and built my kit, really enjoying the module so far. Have a couple questions now and probably will have more later!

First, wondering about the joystick - is there some difference between the joystick on the prebuilt version and the DIY version? In pictures it looks like the built version has some black cover in-between the face plate and the joystick component that shields the internals of the joystick. I either did not receive or immediately lost this part haha.

second, this probably has been asked before, but is there any way to assign modulation to individual oscillator amplitude or frequency? That would be a nice addition if it is possible and not already present.

Third one for now: this isn't a calibration issue because 0V behaves as expected for every other parameter, but when putting 0V on a CV input and modulating FM, the frequency changes with the internal attenuation even at 0V, is there a reason for this?
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dtard wrote: Thu Oct 27, 2022 10:18 am Hi, just received and built my kit, really enjoying the module so far. Have a couple questions now and probably will have more later!

First, wondering about the joystick - is there some difference between the joystick on the prebuilt version and the DIY version? In pictures it looks like the built version has some black cover in-between the face plate and the joystick component that shields the internals of the joystick. I either did not receive or immediately lost this part haha.

second, this probably has been asked before, but is there any way to assign modulation to individual oscillator amplitude or frequency? That would be a nice addition if it is possible and not already present.

Third one for now: this isn't a calibration issue because 0V behaves as expected for every other parameter, but when putting 0V on a CV input and modulating FM, the frequency changes with the internal attenuation even at 0V, is there a reason for this?
hi
thanks for purchasing the kit !

we stopped including the dust cover with the kits, as some users had problems with it.
it is only there for aesthetic reasons, the functional parts of the joystick are hidden under the panel at the sides

modulation on a per oscillator basis is not currently available, it has been thought about previoulsy, but
we have not yet devised a simple enough UI implementation of it

regarding the 0V input issue on the M inputs, this has been brought to our attention by other users, and we are
currently fixing this in the next firmware update

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ryk wrote: Fri Oct 28, 2022 4:02 am
hi
thanks for purchasing the kit !

we stopped including the dust cover with the kits, as some users had problems with it.
it is only there for aesthetic reasons, the functional parts of the joystick are hidden under the panel at the sides

modulation on a per oscillator basis is not currently available, it has been thought about previoulsy, but
we have not yet devised a simple enough UI implementation of it

regarding the 0V input issue on the M inputs, this has been brought to our attention by other users, and we are
currently fixing this in the next firmware update

ryk
Thanks for the response! Excited for the future of this module.

I have one more remark/request, and I want to preface by saying that I do really enjoy the module and I still feel like I've only scratched the surface in terms of capability.

The biggest thing I feel like would make this module even better would just be adding modulation slots. I know this may be a hardware/processing limitation (really hoping it isn't though), but especially with so many parameters to modulate and double especially with multitimbral, it would be awesome to have. But hey I don't think you're in a bad spot if the thing I want most is just more of what the module already does ;) and who knows, I could just be a control freak.
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Interesting..... dunno if "bug" is the right term or not... discovered this morning. I was messing around with very fast modulation sources and routed Mod1 to the harmonic shift, and when I went to switch the display to the harmonic view the module essentially "died" : everything stopped. I went to to the Envelope page and the envelopes had disappeared completely and couldn't be affected by any of the knobs; etc. A power cycle brought the module back to life, then the same thing happened again: super-fast modulation into harmonic shift locks the module when you enter the harmonic stack visualization and freezes/kills the module until you power cycle. I assume it's overloading the processor or something?
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AbundantChoice wrote: Sun Oct 30, 2022 9:34 am Interesting..... dunno if "bug" is the right term or not... discovered this morning. I was messing around with very fast modulation sources and routed Mod1 to the harmonic shift, and when I went to switch the display to the harmonic view the module essentially "died" : everything stopped. I went to to the Envelope page and the envelopes had disappeared completely and couldn't be affected by any of the knobs; etc. A power cycle brought the module back to life, then the same thing happened again: super-fast modulation into harmonic shift locks the module when you enter the harmonic stack visualization and freezes/kills the module until you power cycle. I assume it's overloading the processor or something?
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Oh dear !
Just tested this out, and there is indeed an issue

We can confirm that the problem seems to be caused by modulating the Harmonic Shift with large negative values when viewed in the Harmonic View mode.
This can occur with using the Mod CV inputs or internal LFOs

Appologies for the inconvenience
We will add this to the fixes for the upcoming firmware update

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@RYK - the v/oct only accepts 0-6v. I'm wondering if there's anything that can be done to stop Vector sounding mangled when you accidentally send it negative pitch CV? Like can it just ignore CV below 0v?
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OHEXOH wrote: Wed Nov 02, 2022 6:38 pm @RYK - the v/oct only accepts 0-6v. I'm wondering if there's anything that can be done to stop Vector sounding mangled when you accidentally send it negative pitch CV? Like can it just ignore CV below 0v?
hi

yes ! the next firmware update addresses this issue.

apologies for the mangled sound, we are working hard to get all the other tweaks ready soon

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I am not even an owner of this module (yet), but want to express how impressed I am with what I have seen and heard, including the attention and responsiveness to what the community is reporting. Kudos.
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Juno60 wrote: Thu Nov 03, 2022 2:23 pm I am not even an owner of this module (yet), but want to express how impressed I am with what I have seen and heard, including the attention and responsiveness to what the community is reporting. Kudos.
Agree - RYK have been excellent supporting the Vector Wave so far. My new fave module maker :love:
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@RYK - I'm wondering if anything can be done to the input slew that can affect CV signals going into Vector Wave? I ask as I hooked the VWave up to Midi today and modulated the heck out of it via Midi CCs and it sounded a lot sharper than when I do this via CV.

Also, using external VCAs and envelopes on the raw audio from the VWave this slew is really noticeable, even when just modulating the pitch. I find I need to add quite a large delay to the gate to avoid any weird pitch glitches.
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OHEXOH wrote: Fri Nov 11, 2022 5:28 pm @RYK - I'm wondering if anything can be done to the input slew that can affect CV signals going into Vector Wave? I ask as I hooked the VWave up to Midi today and modulated the heck out of it via Midi CCs and it sounded a lot sharper than when I do this via CV.

Also, using external VCAs and envelopes on the raw audio from the VWave this slew is really noticeable, even when just modulating the pitch. I find I need to add quite a large delay to the gate to avoid any weird pitch glitches.
Hi

Are you referring to the M1,M2 etc CV inputs, or the V/OCT input ?
These are not sampled at audio rates, so you will notice there is some lag at high-speed
There is a possibility to increase the sample rate of the V/OCT input, but not the M1,M2 etc inputs

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ryk wrote: Sat Nov 12, 2022 5:17 am
OHEXOH wrote: Fri Nov 11, 2022 5:28 pm @RYK - I'm wondering if anything can be done to the input slew that can affect CV signals going into Vector Wave? I ask as I hooked the VWave up to Midi today and modulated the heck out of it via Midi CCs and it sounded a lot sharper than when I do this via CV.

Also, using external VCAs and envelopes on the raw audio from the VWave this slew is really noticeable, even when just modulating the pitch. I find I need to add quite a large delay to the gate to avoid any weird pitch glitches.
Hi

Are you referring to the M1,M2 etc CV inputs, or the V/OCT input ?
These are not sampled at audio rates, so you will notice there is some lag at high-speed
There is a possibility to increase the sample rate of the V/OCT input, but not the M1,M2 etc inputs

ryk
It’s mainly the v/oct Input where it’s most noticeable
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OHEXOH wrote: Sat Nov 12, 2022 1:01 pm
It’s mainly the v/oct Input where it’s most noticeable
ok thanks

we'll put this onto the list for the next firmware

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snailed wrote: Thu Sep 29, 2022 4:51 pm
Umcorps wrote: Fri Sep 23, 2022 2:44 am Auto save and auto load last state on power up would also be sweet
yes please!
This is important, I hope it is implemented.
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PS
not sure if anyone has played the hidden game, but it will probably get removed on the next firmware . . . :eek:
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ryk wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:48 am PS
not sure if anyone has played the hidden game, but it will probably get removed on the next firmware . . . :eek:
#praying4defender

Such a cool easter egg. This module is beyond rad.
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I only purchased it for the game, looks like I'll be selling it now. If I can't play video games on my modules, there is no point in this hobby. I just beat Witcher 3 on morphagene last week.
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Crevice wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:38 pm I only purchased it for the game, looks like I'll be selling it now. If I can't play video games on my modules, there is no point in this hobby. I just beat Witcher 3 on morphagene last week.
lol

Honestly the only way to play Witcher 3, tbh. I'm currently playing through Leisure Suite Larry on Lúbadh, but luxuriously and languishingly.
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Crevice wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:38 pm I only purchased it for the game, looks like I'll be selling it now. If I can't play video games on my modules, there is no point in this hobby. I just beat Witcher 3 on morphagene last week.
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fastlanestranger wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 1:18 pm
Crevice wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:38 pm I only purchased it for the game, looks like I'll be selling it now. If I can't play video games on my modules, there is no point in this hobby. I just beat Witcher 3 on morphagene last week.
lol

Honestly the only way to play Witcher 3, tbh. I'm currently playing through Leisure Suite Larry on Lúbadh, but luxuriously and languishingly.
tbh I always wanted to play Tetris on my nerdseq. Just the perfect interface for it 😆
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Crevice wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:38 pm I only purchased it for the game, looks like I'll be selling it now. If I can't play video games on my modules, there is no point in this hobby. I just beat Witcher 3 on morphagene last week.
You could always try beating Dark Souls on a Pittsburgh Game System. :sb:
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ryk wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 6:07 am
we'll put this onto the list for the next firmware

ryk

My vector arrives Monday! Thank you for making yourself available here. Communication is what it’s all about. :)

Do you have a rough estimate as to when the next firmware will be released ?

Thanks again for taking the time.
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13moons wrote: Sun Nov 20, 2022 5:10 pm
ryk wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 6:07 am
we'll put this onto the list for the next firmware

ryk

My vector arrives Monday! Thank you for making yourself available here. Communication is what it’s all about. :)

Do you have a rough estimate as to when the next firmware will be released ?

Thanks again for taking the time.
Hi

Thanks for purchasing our module !

We are finalising the nect firmware at the moment.
Appologies it is taking longer than expected - the next batch of Vector Wave modules uses a different
chipset so we having to make two versions of the firnware.

Hopefully we can get a beta version out in the next week or so . . .

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Very intrigued to try my hands at this once the new batch arrives!

Well done :yay:
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