Split from: Official Hammond B-3X Wish List!

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Re: Split from: Official Hammond B-3X Wish List!

Postby reuelt » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:31 am

Ryan_IK wrote:Since in the software, each inverted key has a preset that can be edited, there is no need for these additional drawbars.

Hi Ryan
Please consider improving the PRESET SYSTEM then.
The Preset system will need to be divisional (allow change upper or lower manual only) rather than only global preset change.

One possible way:-
A new version of B-3X preset system would read the factory default always before loading the User default preset.
The XLM file parsing program should first read the latest Drawbarpresets currently loaded
and then be able to skip over
missing section of:-
<upperDrawbarPresets CurrentPreset="?"
..
<upperDrawbar>
Or
missing section of:-
<lowerDrawbarPresets CurrentPreset="?"
..
<lowerDrawbar>

- in the B3XP file,
hence allowing users to just change ONLY Upper drawbar or Only lower manual drawbar retaining what was last loaded (or if none was ever loaded - the factory defaults upper or lower drawbar values).

As it is, the preset loading program will just FREEZE if sections are missing!

Reuel
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Re: Split from: Official Hammond B-3X Wish List!

Postby ChokDK » Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:08 pm

A preset list with no presets as default...
It's really a confusing way to do it :?
PLEASE consider to make a video of this in the documentation (with MIDI calls for Program Change).
Also a volume pr. lower/upper would be really nice.
And the above suggestion :)

EDIT: A READ of your own PC names copied into the Preset list .txt file would also help a lot for calling the presets later.
As always, a IOS hard reset can do wonders too.
Hammond B-3X IOS group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HammondB3X/
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Re: Split from: Official Hammond B-3X Wish List!

Postby reuelt » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:28 am

ChokDK wrote:A preset list with no presets as default...
It's really a confusing way to do it :?
PLEASE consider to make a video of this in the documentation (with MIDI calls for Program Change).
Also a volume pr. lower/upper would be really nice.
And the above suggestion :)

EDIT: A READ of your own PC names copied into the Preset list .txt file would also help a lot for calling the presets later.


The preset system is user-based
All the B3XP files (in WIndows system) reside in
This PC\Documents\IK Multimedia\Hammond -3X\Presets
So, if you do not want presets as defaults - just move those files somewhere else.
But it is better to leave them there and add numbers in front for your OWN presets file names
e.g. 1-0 Liturgic new.b3xp
1-1 Theatre.b3xp
2-0 Solo + Choir
etc.
The first number is the bank and the second number the 9 buttons (0-8) on my MIDI Controller keyboard.
So I can assign up to 10 (1-10) banks of 9 presets (0-8) each
With one or more buttons push, I can load my own presets without using the mouse,
the preset system is already very good for saving or loading GLOBAL presets. What is needed is the ability to load divisional (only upper or lower drawbar only) presets.
Hope it helps.
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