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questions: Is the "Solo Synth" in XW-PD1 editable?

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I yet own no XW-PD1, but I am interested because it takes way less space than an XW-G1 and has strongly dropped in price. But I read that PD1 is mainly a preset instrument, so I have some questions.

- Can "solo synth" patches not be edited at all, or is this possible through PC software? (My CZ-230S is also preset based but can edit patches through midi.)

- Can it load custom "solo synth" sounds made e.g. on XW-G1 or XW-P1?

- Can it play the internal sounds through a keyboard when connected through USB-midi?

- Do the drumpads really lack velocity?

This is very uncommon with modern non-toy drum machines.

- Does it contain internal wifi or bluetooth?

To me this would be a definite exclusion criterium not to buy it, because these technologies emit brain destroying microwave radiation and I strictly boycott anything equipped with it.

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19 hours ago, CYBERYOGI =CO=Windler said:

- Can "solo synth" patches not be edited at all, or is this possible through PC software? (My CZ-230S is also preset based but can edit patches through midi.)  NO


- Can it load custom "solo synth" sounds made e.g. on XW-G1 or XW-P1?  NO

- Can it play the internal sounds through a keyboard when connected through USB-midi?  YES

- Do the drumpads really lack velocity?  PADS HAVE VELOCITY SENSE

- Does it contain internal wifi or bluetooth?  NO

 

 

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Thanks for info. Its sad that no externally made solo synth patches can be loaded. But most FM home keyboards were preset too. By the way, the XW-PD1 somehow blantantly resembles my "Coleco Zodiac" astrological computer from 1979. Maybe a good hacker should now interconnect both to unleash some unheard noise that shakes the cosmos vigorously. (Remember what was done with a Casio MT-210 in the "Masters of the Universe" movie. ;-) )

Coleco - Zodiac - Astrological Computer 1979 - YouTube
Coleco Zodiac - Handheld Games Museum
 

 

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