Originally Posted by bandoneonabandon
Is it better to dump the programs of the Mopho onto the Tetra or vice versa? Is it possible to have 5 voices both ways? Not having heard the difference in sound between the factory patches of both instruments, I'm curious if you think there would there be any advantage to one over the other? What is the default mode if you do not do any dumping at all?
I understand that you cannot play stacked programs or combo patches with all 5 voices, that you only get the Tetra's 4, but can you fully edit them from the Mopho? (I know about the feedback not being savable)
Bascially, can you edit the "combo" patches on the Tetra from the Mopho? Also, is it possible to build sequences from the Mopho and save them into the Combo banks of the Tetra?
That's alot of questions. Still trying to navigate all the lingo.
as I said tetra is a cool box, but being able to edit its parameteres in real time with a mopho keyboard opens up a lot of tetra's potential.
if you want to have a 5 voices polysynth you connect the mopho key's polychain output to the tetra's midi input. you dump the mopho program to the tetra so that both instruments play the same patch (very easy to do). then you forget about the tetra and do all of the editing on the mopho key (when you save a patch on the mopho while polychained, it also saves the same patch to the tetra).
if you want to use your mopho key as a hardware controller for the tetra (edit single combo or multi parts), you can turn the local control to "off" on the mopho (so that you don't change your mopho patch while using the mopho to control the tetra) and do the midi routing with your daw:
you set up a track with "DSI mopho" as midi in and "DSI tetra" as midi out.
you have to choose the right midi receive channel for the tetra, depending on which voice you want to control from the mopho.
in this way the mopho sends NRPN parameters to the tetra and since the two share the same signal flow, to each and every knob or button on the mopho key corresponds a sound change in the tetra.
as for building sequences on the mopho and saving them on the tetra
I honestly don't know, I still didn't check it out.