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Offline Franziska

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Varranger with Kronos Experiences
« on: December 14, 2018, 12:47:52 PM »
Hello everybody,

I am new in this forum 'cause I am thinking of using varranger as a more flexible tool compared to the hardware arrangers I used so far (Pa4x and Genos).

So I am serously thinking of getting rid of at least the Genos and getting a 88key Kronos instead (better keybed for me and unlimited sound possibilities).

I have not found so much in this forum regarding Kronos / Varranger - combinations. Are there experiences with that combination. How difficult is it, to set up varranger for using the Kronos as its sound source, for example?

Kind regards - Franziska

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Re: Varranger with Kronos Experiences
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2018, 07:54:42 PM »
I own a kronos..
Kronos ext section is perfect for controlling external gear, which varranger also is..
Make sure to use a korg nanopad, connected to the kronos..

I think it works best with the Varranger synth.. and not with the kronos gm sounds... as the soundsource
I am not a fan of using the gm mode on the kronos

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Re: Varranger with Kronos Experiences
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2018, 02:50:09 PM »
Thank you, Bachus  :)

I was already thinking of adding a Nanopad - now I know my thougths were going in the right direction.
By the way, after playing the Kronos again at my local store yesterday for several hours, I ordered the 88-key model (not the LS, I prefer weighted keybeds).

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Re: Varranger with Kronos Experiences
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2018, 06:54:16 PM »
I don't have a Kronos myself.
For vArranger, better to go for the NanoKontrol2 connected to the computer
Is it possible to select Kronos sounds from midi bank & program changes on the 16 midi channels ? if yes, you can then use the kronos sounds for the styles or melody tracks