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#2269077 - 04/30/14 12:14 PM galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up)
craig son of berg Offline
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Registered: 03/16/08
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anybody else have that shrill bright sounding d and d# 3rd ocatve up when played fairly hard? Ive tried everything to get rid of it and its still there even when I make piano as soft as can be. Might just be the sample that we are stuck with? Just nit picking.


Edited by craig son of berg (04/30/14 12:15 PM)
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#2269130 - 04/30/14 03:08 PM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
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If you mean the D# below the middle C, I had the same problem with it. I resolved the problem by creating an edited .nki file, where I remapped a couple offending keys to their neighbours (full Kontakt allows editing the .nki files of unlocked pianos like Vintage). I can upload the edited file somewhere when I get home, if you are interested.
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#2269266 - 04/30/14 08:14 PM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
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Mine sounds fine.

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#2269424 - 05/01/14 03:10 AM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
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People differ a lot in what they regard as normal variation in sound and what they find obtrusive.

I have experienced a couple times that someone found a key unacceptable and then someone else came and found the key perfectly Ok, but a completely different key unacceptable.

Anyway - here here is the .nki I use, it has D#3 remapped from D3 and C5 from C#5 (all numbered so that C4=middle C).
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#2269542 - 05/01/14 10:14 AM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
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well it would be the D and D# 3 octaves up from middle C. Try it out and see how it sounds hit it pretty hard maybe f or ff. It could just be my monitors.
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#2269682 - 05/01/14 03:51 PM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
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I tried it and didn't hear anything strange. Do you hear it in headphones too?
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#2270028 - 05/02/14 07:09 AM Re: galaxy vintage d and d# (3rd octave up) [Re: craig son of berg]
craig son of berg Offline
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ok thankyou PtJaa just wanted to make sure it wasnt the software. Im just really nit picking as its very playable. But just noticed it the other day playing. Im sure its just my sound hardware setup. Polk m70's with yamaha receiver. P.S. didnt schubert go crazy over one note lol


Edited by craig son of berg (05/02/14 07:12 AM)
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