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Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Stephen57 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:29 pm

Maybe this is old hat to some of you, but I just found it and thought it worth a mention here

Basically a DX-7-emulation and it reads the DX files for patches. I think it does even more, like being an editor for a real DX 7....

Anyway, I like it. I always loved those FM Sounds. So clean and pure.

Instrument: https://www.kvraudio.com/product/dexed- ... l-suburban

Some patches to go with it: http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/dx7_patches.html

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by MrSoundman » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:50 pm

+1, have been using Dexed for quite a while now, very stable and there are tons of patches all over the internet. Be sure to pick up BlackWinny's Dexed compilation (link downloads the zip).
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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Stephen57 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:22 am

MrSoundman wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:50 pm
+1, have been using Dexed for quite a while now, very stable and there are tons of patches all over the internet. Be sure to pick up BlackWinny's Dexed compilation (link downloads the zip).
Great to hear. Thanks for the patch pack, too. I may have already gotten those from the site I mentioned, but I'll compare the two. There are so many and it does take time to load them up. I'm still working out loading and saving the banks. Partly a trip down memory lane.

Q. Do you know if the instrument is capable of doing the old Yamaha Scales, like the 1/4 tone scales built in to the original? As I recall, something like 12 or so different Tunings were provided -- Just Intonation, 1/4 and 1/8th tone, and others.

I found the instrument via a mention it was given by Brian Eno. :-)

FM Synthesis always sounds so good to my ears.
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DAW: Cubase Pro 9.5.41; PC: HP Z230, i5 CPU quad-core 3.5 Ghz, 16 Gigs RAM; OS: Win 7 Pro 64-bit; Audio Converter, Scarlett 2I4; USB MIDI Controller, Akai Advance 49. VST Instruments: Steinberg: HSSE, Retrologue 2, Groove Agent SE, Padshop, Mystic, Prologue, Spector; Air Music: Hybrid, Transfuser 2, Vacuum Pro, Velvet, Xpand2; Novation: Bass Station; Sonovox Grand Piano; Rack: Proteus 2000, Korg 03R/W, Yamaha TG 33. Monitoring with KRK Rokit 8/G3.

Help with Cubase:
Documentation: https://steinberg.help/
Generic Remote setups: viewtopic.php?f=226&t=102993
Location/file paths of presets in Cubase and Nuendo: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... nd-Nuendo-
Preferences: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... and-Nuendo

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Mauri » Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:44 am

Stephen57 wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:29 pm
Maybe this is old hat to some of you, but I just found it and thought it worth a mention here
Thanks a lot, nice synth 8-) !
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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Stephen57 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:46 pm

Mauri wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:44 am
Stephen57 wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:29 pm
Maybe this is old hat to some of you, but I just found it and thought it worth a mention here
Thanks a lot, nice synth 8-) !
Glad you liked it. Not exactly as good as real Yamaha DX7 II FD, but very nice and you can't beat the price. :-)
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DAW: Cubase Pro 9.5.41; PC: HP Z230, i5 CPU quad-core 3.5 Ghz, 16 Gigs RAM; OS: Win 7 Pro 64-bit; Audio Converter, Scarlett 2I4; USB MIDI Controller, Akai Advance 49. VST Instruments: Steinberg: HSSE, Retrologue 2, Groove Agent SE, Padshop, Mystic, Prologue, Spector; Air Music: Hybrid, Transfuser 2, Vacuum Pro, Velvet, Xpand2; Novation: Bass Station; Sonovox Grand Piano; Rack: Proteus 2000, Korg 03R/W, Yamaha TG 33. Monitoring with KRK Rokit 8/G3.

Help with Cubase:
Documentation: https://steinberg.help/
Generic Remote setups: viewtopic.php?f=226&t=102993
Location/file paths of presets in Cubase and Nuendo: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... nd-Nuendo-
Preferences: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... and-Nuendo

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by NorthWood MediaWorks » Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:15 pm

Stephen57 wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:46 pm
Mauri wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:44 am
Stephen57 wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:29 pm
Maybe this is old hat to some of you, but I just found it and thought it worth a mention here
Thanks a lot, nice synth 8-) !
Glad you liked it. Not exactly as good as real Yamaha DX7 II FD, but very nice and you can't beat the price. :-)
I've got the real one, the emulation is good however. 8-)

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Stephen57 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:22 am

NorthWood MediaWorks wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:15 pm
Stephen57 wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:46 pm
Mauri wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:44 am


Thanks a lot, nice synth 8-) !
Glad you liked it. Not exactly as good as real Yamaha DX7 II FD, but very nice and you can't beat the price. :-)
I've got the real one, the emulation is good however. 8-)
When I updated to 9.5 this synth got removed. I don't know why. I thought it was VST3 64 bit? I have to get back to that. I was just getting into it and hadn't used it on anything important.
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DAW: Cubase Pro 9.5.41; PC: HP Z230, i5 CPU quad-core 3.5 Ghz, 16 Gigs RAM; OS: Win 7 Pro 64-bit; Audio Converter, Scarlett 2I4; USB MIDI Controller, Akai Advance 49. VST Instruments: Steinberg: HSSE, Retrologue 2, Groove Agent SE, Padshop, Mystic, Prologue, Spector; Air Music: Hybrid, Transfuser 2, Vacuum Pro, Velvet, Xpand2; Novation: Bass Station; Sonovox Grand Piano; Rack: Proteus 2000, Korg 03R/W, Yamaha TG 33. Monitoring with KRK Rokit 8/G3.

Help with Cubase:
Documentation: https://steinberg.help/
Generic Remote setups: viewtopic.php?f=226&t=102993
Location/file paths of presets in Cubase and Nuendo: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... nd-Nuendo-
Preferences: https://helpcenter.steinberg.de/hc/en-u ... and-Nuendo

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by Tricks » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:14 am

Great

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Re: Nice DX-7-like freebie

Post by MrSoundman » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:45 pm

Stephen57 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:22 am
When I updated to 9.5 this synth got removed
Check your VST paths. A Cubase upgrade doesn't remove anything. You just need to tell the new application where you keep your VSTs.
Stephen57 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:22 am
I thought it was VST3 64 bit?
VST2 only.
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