Homing Pad

Homing Pad is a tool to create grooves in a new creative way.

Video Demo

How to use it ?

Simply draw a path with the mouse or the finger, this will generate instantly a new groove

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Drag and drop some samples from the list on the right to change them.

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Global Pitch

Global pitch of all the samples.

Length

Length used of all samples.

Num Items

Number of items used [1…16]

Synchro

Set the synchro of the patch : Loop, bar or cycle. No loop let you play manually the samples.

Speed

Speed of the groove (when in loop mode only)

Quantized

quantization of the groove (when bar or cycle is used)

Pan FX

Percentage of the panner effect

Rnd Position

Randomize all samples position.

Rnd Pitch

Randomize all samples pitch.

Rnd Range

Range of the pitch when you random the pitch.

Rnd Color

Randomize all samples color.

Area

Area size of the action zone of the ball.

Preset Manager

Let you store 16 different presets, just click on the number you want to recall.

s (store): To store a preset, click on the s button, and then on the preset number.

c (clear): To clear a preset, click on the c button, and then on the preset number.

show list

Show (or not) the list of samples you can use.

Edit list

Open a new window where you can add your own samples, create and save list and give you also some informations about the samples used.

Using your own samples

You can of course use your own samples to create your own presets, don’t forget to save them in the preset manager and also to save your project in your host.

Samples

This patch/VST contains samples from waveshaper kits :

Some users report a problem in Fruity loops/Orion where Homing Pad was see as an effect, not an instrument. So here a version as VSTI to test . An other user just confirm me too that this version works better in Cubase 5:

Homing Pad VSTI

manual/modules/patches/homing_pad.txt · Last modified: 2013/04/19 02:23 (external edit)