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Is Changing the frequency of A4 Possible?

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Is Changing the frequency of A4 Possible?

Postby Orxris » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:28 pm

Hi,

sorry if the title is unclear, couldn't really word it in a short sentence. A4 = 440Hz, but is it possible to change A4 to equal 616Hz? It's a big jump I know, but i'm just curious. I've been mucking around with Grauw's free tool and cant find anything that will do it. Does that mean it can't?

Thanks,

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Re: Is Changing the frequency of A4 Possible?

Postby Grauw » Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:25 pm

The manual is your best bet, it’s very complete. On page 51 you’ll find the “Master tune” setting which can set A4’s frequency to a range from 415.30 to 466.20 Hz.

To go outside that range I guess you’ll have to adjust your patches to that frequency using the tone oscillator pitch and detune settings. If I’m not mistaking, changing the pitch to +6 semitones and detune to -17 cents (totalling 583 cents) ought to achieve that. You can inspect the exact values in the Gaia tool as you adjust the knobs.
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Re: Is Changing the frequency of A4 Possible?

Postby Orxris » Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:33 pm

Cheers, It worked perfectly. The Gaia tool allowed me to get the exact values I needed. I'll keep the manual close to hand in future too.

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