Posts by G String

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    looks like you pasted something into your post? in any case, there are sizes in your post which do not belong there - if you don't want to change the font size. IMO this has nothing to do with the forum software.

    i've just downloaded google chrome and i'm writing this using google chrome. seems that i can use all sort of smilies ... ?( and it is not faster or slower than safari or firefox ... :evil:
    gs


    ps. loggin in and out is fine too. :thumbsup:

    hey guys,


    sorry for the hiccup. we've updated the forum software. in case you discover issues such as weird font sizes or layout changes, please delete the browser's cache and reload the page. just reloading usually solves this issue.
    best, gs

    Thanks a lot. That worked fine. It seems that either the file on Kemper server became corrupted or the server is not working fine currently.


    both the server and the file are fine :) as for those redistributing content from our server, please consider yourself reminded that you are not entitled to do so without prior permission from our end. ... and, enjoy high gain paradise.


    gs

    KEMPER Operating System 1.5.2.7842


    Dear collectors, should you retain more than 1000 rigs/presets on your KPA this upgrade might fail!
    WARNING: Downgrading from 1.5.2 to any firmware before 1.5.0 can require a reset (please read known issues)


    - fixed: Browsing and Autoload interplay improved
    - changed: size of factory rigs in firmware reduced


    Known Issues:


    - Upgrading to 1.5.2 with much more than 1000 rigs and presets might generate a memory problem. In this case please bring down the number of rigs and presets to about 1000 before you upgrade.
    - Downgrade to some older Firmware (e. g. 1.1.0 Release and 1.1.1 Public Beta)
    will cause a hang, which can be overcome by a reset of global settings (push and hold the SYSTEM button, while starting the unit). If you need to recover your global settings, please create a backup before you upgrade and restore afterwards.
    - After scrolling through MIDI PrgChg#s on page 5/8 of the System menu and selecting another PC# without assigning it, no PC# will get displayed on the main screen. However the original PC# is still functional.
    - When changing filter or sort criteria the Midi PC# of the actual rig disappears from the display, but the PC # is still functional.
    - Output Source ‘Git Analog’ impacted by Gain


    This version is identical to public beta 1.5.2

    Public Beta 1.5.1.7803


    WARNING: Should you have more than 1000 rigs/presets this upgrade might fail
    WARNING: Downgrading from 1.5.1 to any firmware before 1.5.0 can require a reset (please read known issues)


    This version addresses the following issues among others:

    - added: CC 119 added for 7-bit NRPN messages (NRPN functionality is described in our
    Profiler MIDI Parameter Guide)

    - fixed: selective browse doesn’t accidentally load complete rig anymore
    - fixed: Edit flags being reset during rig store

    Known Issues:

    - Upgrading to 1.5.1 with much more than 1000 rigs and presets might generate a memory problem. In this case please bring down the number of rigs and presets to about 1000 before you upgrade.
    - Downgrade to some older Firmware (e. g. 1.1.0 Release and 1.1.1 Public Beta)
    will cause a hang, which can be overcome by a reset of global settings (push and hold the SYSTEM button, while starting the unit). If you need to recover your global settings, please create a backup before you downgrade and restore afterwards.
    - After scrolling through MIDI PrgChg#s on page 5/8 of the System menu and selecting another PC# without assigning it, no PC# will get displayed on the main screen. However the original PC# is still functional.
    - When changing filter or sort criteria the Midi PC# of the actual rig disappears from the display, but the PC # is still functional.

    Public Beta 1.5.0.7769


    This public beta release addresses several issues and adds new features including selective preset browse and extensive routing options for the output section.


    added: output source selection parameters in Output Section and output presets
    added: Selective Browse of amp, stack, and cabinet
    added: new Control Change #s can be controlled via expression pedal:
    added: copy & paste for text editing
    added: reception of Midi clock does enable tempo


    changed: increased performance on import
    changed: backups do contain the current rig and lockings now
    changed: browse control timeout increased to 4 seconds
    changed: SPDIF improved
    changed: improved Pick parameter


    fixed: after reboot, the MIDI volume gets reset to maximum
    fixed: local presets and selective browse presets can be loaded while sections are locked
    fixed: dialogs are better visible


    Known Issues:


    - Downgrade to some older Firmware (e. g. 1.1.0 Release and 1.1.1 Public Beta) will cause a hang, which can be overcome by a reset of global settings (push and hold the SYSTEM button, while starting the unit). If you need to recover your global settings, please create a backup before you upgrade to 1.5.0 and restore afterwards.
    - After scrolling through MIDI PrgChg#s on page 5/8 of the System menu and selecting another PC# without assigning it, no PC# will get displayed on the main screen. However the original PC# is still functional.
    - When changing filter or sort criteria the Midi PC# of the actual rig disappears from the display, but the PC # is still functional.


    Download the latest version here: http://www.kemper-amps.com/start

    The Rig Exchange is open for business!


    One of the most exciting prospects for KPA owners is to share their profiles with others. That's why you're invited to become a part of the community and share your profiles with users.
    Rig Exchange on the Kemper Amps website allows you to upload your own profiles into the cloud, conveniently edit and amend the rig's tagging and either keep those as a backup to yourself or share your uploads with the rest of us.


    Rig Exchange


    Remember: the better you tag your rigs, the easier others can find it.

    Among the changes and amendments in this version are:


    Public Beta 1.1.1.7641


    This public beta release addresses several issues and adds new features including additional factory rigs for your enjoyment. In order to install the new content, go to the SYSTEM menu and hit the soft button "Factory Rigs". The new rigs will amend the existing portfolio, nothing will be deleted or removed.


    Additions and improvements:


    - added: soft button 1 and Type Knob toggle new filter criteria ‘All Rigs, ‘Current Author’, ‘Favorites’, ‘Last Imported’, and ‘My Rigs’ with drop list
    - added: holding Rig Button or using Soft Button 2 in Rig Menu flags/un-flags rig actually loaded as ‘Favorite’
    - added: new function on system menu page 3 to automatically flag any rigs as favorites which have created by the user himself
    - added: soft button 2 and type knob toggle sort criteria with drop list
    - added: new sort criteria ‘by Amp’ and ‘by Gain’
    - added: "RigPack 02" included
    - added: key stomp parameters available in STOMPS menu


    - changed: detail Amp/Cab view in load page is now multi-lined
    - changed: middle frequencies on Monitor Output (MonitorCabOff) emphasized by 2 dB
    - changed: more specific labels for stomps

    Resolved issues:


    - fixed: reliability of import of older rigs has been improved
    - fixed: first ‘on’ command for Midi CC # 27 and 29 processed correctly now
    - fixed: an issue related to sonic artifacts with Lead Booster on high guitar notes has been addressed
    - fixed: an issue related to noise on SPDIF IN while switching rigs has been addressed
    - fixed: switching delay algorithms has been improved

    Public Beta 1.0.9.7459
    The new version adds eight addition stomp boxes. All of those are themed "LoFi". The update can be found here: http://www.kemper-amps.com/start/
    enjoy and have a great weekend,
    gs



    Kemper Profiling Amplifier LoFi-Update

    The Lofi-Update for the Kemper Profiling Amplifier brings 8 new and unusual effects that, up until now, were mostly found only in synthesizers or plugins.
    The effects are: Rate Reducer, Ring Modulator, Frequency Shifter, Recti Shaper, Bit Shaper, Soft Shaper, Hard Shaper and Wave Shaper.


    All new effects are available in the 'Stomps' as well as in the 'Effects' section. Due to their non-linear character, the results of placing them pre-amp or post-amp can be quite different.


    The Rate Reducer, Ring Modulator and Frequency Shifter expand the pedal-controlled effects (orange LED), and can be modified with an expression pedal or by an envelope follower (touch mode). Recti Shaper, Bit Shaper, Soft Shaper, Hard Shaper and Wave Shaper belong to the drive effects section (red LED).



    The Effects



    Rate Reducer
    This effect reduces the sampling rate of the audio signal passing through. The sampling frequency is controlled with the 'Manual' parameter. Lowering the sample rate results in a raspy, scratchy quality as well as aliasing. Use the 'Peak' parameter to continuously control the quality of the sample rate interpolation, which will alter the harmonic content drastically.



    Ring Modulator
    Here, the signal is modulated by a sine oscillator. The pitch of the oscillator is controlled with the 'Manual' parameter - note that the 'Manual' parameter is bipolar, therefore a setting of '0' will have no effect. Lower settings produce a tremolo-like effect, whereas higher settings bend the complete harmonic structure of the instrument into a bell-like character by shifting every frequency component either upwards (sum frequency) or downwards (difference frequency).


    The 'Stereo' parameter divides the sum and difference frequencies into the left and right channel. The bipolar nature of the 'Manual' parameter can now be used to reverse the stereo panorama.


    As usual, the 'Mix' parameter adds the direct signal. With 'Mix' in the middle position, the ring modulation becomes amplitude modulation.



    Frequency Shifter
    The frequency shifter is a rarely seen effect and can be thought of as a 'deluxe' ring modulator. Even today, only a handful of frequency shifters exist in the digital domain.


    It is as useful in creating beautiful, subtle harmonic deviations as it is in producing high-pitched, clangourous noise. Like the ring modulator, it uses a sine wave to modulate the signal, but in such a way as to produce only the 'sum' or 'difference' frequencies of the two signals. In contrast to a pitch shifter, which preserves the dependencies of the harmonics, the frequency shifter bends these dependencies, resulting in a bell-like spectrum. It's not unlike a shortwave radio that hasn't been tuned correctly.


    Use the 'Manual' parameter to determine the pitch of the sine wave. This is a bipolar parameter where the centre position (0) will result in no audible frequency shifting.


    Turning 'Manual' clockwise results in a linear frequency shift upwards, while turning it counter-clockwise results in a downwards shift. Note how the shifted signal loses its harmonic structure.
    When 'Manual' is adjusted to the far left, you will notice that the pitch starts to rise again. This is the result of frequencies being shifted past 0Hz, which causes them to be mirrored upwards.


    The 'Stereo' parameter allows continuous adjustment of the phase of the left and right channels, thereby creating a subtle, or blatant, stereo-widening effect.



    Recti Shaper
    The Recti Shaper behaves like a physical rectifier, by folding the negative half-cycle into the positive portion of a wave. The intensity of the effect is controlled by 'Drive'.
    This effect is best known from octave fuzzes, which work by combining a rectifier with distortion. The Recti Shaper provides you with just the rectifier part, so you can combine it with other effects and distortions as you see fit.



    Bit Shaper
    The Bit Shaper continuously reduces the bit depth of a signal, with higher 'Drive' settings resulting in fewer available bits. The effect can be described as introducing a fizzy distortion, with a choking of the signal at high settings. The signal can even break off completely at the most extreme settings.


    'Peak' controls the shape of the digital steps, which affects the high-end content of the signal.



    Soft Shaper, Hard Shaper and Wave Shaper
    These are distortion effects, with a unique character, that probably never existed in the analog realm. They are especially destructive when playing double-stops or chords.

    We've released a new public beta for version 1.0.9 just now.
    The new version is called 1.0.9.7426 - It is identical to version 7415 but addresses a stability issue introduced in the first release of 1.0.9


    have a good weekend, gs

    Ok, got it!!!!


    What G String meant in the release notes was:
    The new firmware contains every factory rig up to date (including all the rigs of the Rig Pack) plus an additional 20 new rigs. (19 rigs by Till, 1 by M.Franzkowiak)


    There!


    i was simply wrong ... what you say is right: it contains Rig Pack 01 and 20 additional rigs.
    cheers, gs

    Public Beta 1.0.9.7426


    This public beta release addresses several issues and adds new features including additional factory rigs for your enjoyment. In order to install the new content, go to the SYSTEM menu and hit the soft button "Factory Rigs". The new rigs will amend the existing portfolio, nothing will be deleted or removed. The optional "Rig Pack 01" available on the Kemper Amps website contains the same additions.


    Additions and improvements:


    - added: in profiling mode, ON/OFF button mutes Direct Out signal
    - added: New noise gate stomp: Gate 2:1 with ratio 2:1 (a soft expander)
    - added: New noise gate stomp: Gate 4:1 with ratio 4:1 (a steeper expander)
    - improved: The unit boots faster now
    - improved: Rotary Speaker stomp has been refined
    - improved: Better S/R ratio in certain situations


    Resolved issues:


    - fixed: Several assertions have been addressed
    - fixed: Deleting a loaded rig does not vanish on STORE/REPLACE anymore
    - fixed: Sorting by alphabet is case insensitive now
    - fixed: Sort by author/date works as expected now
    - fixed: Rig, which name contains an ampersands ('&'), work as expected now
    - fixed: First rig after powering up sounds as expected now
    - fixed: Addresses an issue related to handling of multiple MIDI assignments to same rig
    - fixed: Deleting the last preset doesn’t cause occasional crashes anymore
    - fixed: Load/Autoload works as expected when navigating using the rig key cross
    - fixed: A issue related to hitting delete/yes in rig browser to fast has been addressed
    - fixed: Deleting a loaded rig does not vanish on STORE/REPLACE anymore


    Known Issues:

    - New stomp gates are not downward compatible, get replaced by Wah Flanger during downgrade to 1.0.8 Release, but recover when upgrading again
    - Alternative Input only functional for Stereo Loop


    The new version can be downloaded here: http://www.kemper-amps.com/start/


    enjoy! best, gs