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#2010617 - 01/07/13 02:01 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
Temperament Offline
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Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 424
Loc: Hun,EU
To Your original Question: now always ON.
Previously I had definitely performance problems and more latency with my Kontakt instruments, but since K4.2 there is a zero-latency option, which You can use for the cost of higher CPU load . (I think the Galaxies 1.2 use this as default setting).

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#2010673 - 01/07/13 03:58 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: gvfarns]
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Loc: St Paul Minnesota USA
For the Concert Grand, at its lowest setting without being turned off.
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#2010675 - 01/07/13 04:01 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
Pedro_Henrique Offline
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I always turn it off. I think that reverb put a 'mask' on how I play. I turn it off.
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#2010688 - 01/07/13 04:26 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: Pedro_Henrique]
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Loc: Madrid (Spain)
I prefer reverb off with dual piano sound in my Kawai CA93. With high volume it sounds very well.

Reverb is artifitial and, as somebody has said, masks your playing.
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#2010858 - 01/07/13 09:28 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
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Registered: 04/10/10
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Loc: Wash. DC area
Always off for me. It's the first thing I do after turning on my FP-7F - my fingers have better muscle memory for that than for actual playing smile

I don't particularly like the sound of the reverb. It sounds artificial to me in headphones, and even if it sounded more natural I think it would still sound weird when playing through speakers because it wouldn't sound like the natural acoustics of the room.

But that's not the primary reason for me. I prefer to hear a clearer, cleaner sound when practicing.
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#2010910 - 01/07/13 11:00 PM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
hamlet cat Offline
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Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 103
Loc: Mojave Desert
Love my reverb. I use it all the time with my CP33. Love reverb so much, I pick up my outboard effects processor tomorrow. A TC Electronic M300.

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#2010957 - 01/08/13 02:15 AM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
Tyruke Offline
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Registered: 01/07/13
Posts: 69
Loc: Anaheim, California, USA
It depends on the situation whether or not I use reverb. I mostly play in a band setting so I usually turn the reverb off as it makes the piano sound too muddy and indistinguishable in the mix.

However, if I am playing solo piano, or a song has some type of single note octave piano lead I will use reverb at a medium setting on whatever keyboard I use. Actually, in the latter situation I will probably turn the reverb to max and add some delay, almost like a guitarist would during a solo.

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#2010964 - 01/08/13 03:00 AM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
10fingers Offline
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Registered: 11/14/09
Posts: 298
Loc: CA
On 'room' all the time on my RD700NX

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#2010968 - 01/08/13 03:21 AM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
mabraman Offline
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Registered: 12/24/12
Posts: 510
Loc: Valencia, Spain
Until yesterday, reverb off forever. I like dry pianos because, to my ears, they lose their little realism as soon as reverb is switched on. But often, dry means thin, too. Then, last night I set reverb to low depht and duration and I found it less unpleasant. Anyway, I don`t like it very much, for me sounds too "electronic", especially with headphones. Hope I'd be able to manage it to get a fatter sound.

P.S.:...and back to perception, I'm not too old (wich has a large influence in how high frequencies are perceived), and my ear is very sensitive (more than average).
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#2010987 - 01/08/13 04:15 AM Re: Your digital piano: is the reverb on or off? [Re: dire tonic]
Adro Offline
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Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 27
Loc: Northants UK
Always off when generating sound on my old Technics - 90's model; reverb unnatural and unconvincing.

Always on when using Ivory II to generate sound (played back through the Technics 6 speaker 2 x 50w config). Sympathetic resonance, Damper Resonance and Ambience all pleasant and sound natural.

I sometimes wonder if DP technology has really moved on, but when I think about it from this perspective it's clear to me that it has.

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