Hello. I just bought an OP1 and updated to the most recent firmware.
I haven’t been able to sample melodies through the mic into the sampler. Only works in the drum kits.
I’m following instructions on TE’s web:
- press synth.
- press shift + 1-8.
- choose sampler.
- press 1-8.
- press shift + mic.
- choose microphone as input.
- adjust threshold and gain settings, white + orange.
- hold any key and speak into the microphone.
- release key.
- play the keyboard and enjoy the sound of your voice.
My problem is on step 8. If i hold a key, I only get the sound of the notes of the synth, but it doesn’t start recording.
It does start recording if I press Shift + key, but it doesn’t stop recording when i release it. It eventually finishes but then i can’t seem to access the recording so I can at least cut it in the right way.
Does anyone else have this problem? I don’t know if it is a User, Device or Firmware problem.
Thanks in advance.
PS already reported via e-mail to TE support, but maybe you guys could help me out in the meantime.
Guess it’s not a firmware issue, since I downgraded to #242 and same thing happens
i just tried this. am on the latest firmware
i think atleast going by your video u have not actually selected sampler engine
your screen shows the digital synth engine
investigating a lil more…
if i select a synthesis engine and then try to sample, i am seeing what u are seeing
so just make sure u select a SYNTH SAMPLE patch
or the SYNTH SAMPLER engine first
and u should be golden
DRUM is less confusing than SYNTH because there is only 2 engines.
SAMPLER and DBOX
still sorta a bug i guess since u’d think u wouldn’t be able to even initiate sampling
if u weren’t in the sampler engine which causes confusion
always happy to help
now go sample the world!
I think what happened is that TE programmed Shift + Key with the input audio on to be a shortcut for no-handed sampling (e.g. guitar) that records for the exact sample length without needing to do the record to tape + sample from/lift tape bit. They made it so turning input audio on while playing a synth will not engage sampling because a pressing a key will engage the synth note, but that doesn’t turn sampling “off”, it just redirects the key input. When you use the Shift + Key command it engages the shortcut to sampling and doesn’t engage the synth with a key, but the OP-1 will try to save the recorded audio to whichever non-sampler synth you are playing. Since audio can’t be saved to the synth engine the OP-1 just keeps trying to save the audio unsuccessfully until you give it a new command.
It does seem like a slight oversight, but I don’t think it causes any issues.
Ok i think Im having a similar issue. When i hit shift and mic instead of it saying sample it says input and only plays a note, doesnt record. Its driving me crazy.