Re: 303 pc clones

From Mike Logvinoff (v)
Sent Sun, Jan 12th 1997, 13:30


On Fri, 12 Jan 1996, Giles Ward wrote:

> > ive heard alot about these 303 emulators that work on the computer.
> > 
> > my question is....
> > how do you sync that stuff up to midi?
> > 
> The RubberDuck package's help file says it will be implemented in the
> future. Programs like SoundForge and Samplitude sync up to your favourite
> sequencer, so it should be achievable.
> 
> > if you are using your computer as a sequencer already, how are you
> > supposed to play the thing and have your computer sequencer going at the
> > same time?
> 
> This is a good point.  I don't think tweaking a screen emulation of a knob
> with a blunt mouse is too satisfying.  So where do you go from there? 
> Build a dedicated controller box or use a MIDI fader box?  Half the
> attraction of 303 sized boxes is their portability and control surface. 
> From that point of view, you might as well have the real hardware! 
> Technically, RubberDuck and ReBirth are incredible, but IMHO they shouldn't
> be limited to emulating the most overused synth around.  How about a
> virtual 100M?  I think I'd put up with my mouse then!
> 
> Giles Ward
> 
i am using my computer to make music and using there Yamaha SW60XG sound 
card.. with it and CakeWalk Pro Audio 5.0 you are able to emulate 303 
almost 100%.. 

Mike