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#2904272 - 01/23/18 01:43 PM Vortex 2 - Oh Oh
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Vortex 2

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#2904273 - 01/23/18 01:46 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: lightbg]
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already being discussed on the NAMM thread but this surely deserves it's own thread. It has after touch. smile
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#2904281 - 01/23/18 02:23 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: davedoerfler]
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Hmmmmm...any chance the wireless USB dongle is class compliant so I could connect it to my Kronos? User Guide doesn't say one way or another (but also doesn't mention custom drivers for MAC/PC).
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#2904292 - 01/23/18 03:01 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: Sam Mullins]
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Originally Posted By: Sam Mullins
Hmmmmm...any chance the wireless USB dongle is class compliant so I could connect it to my Kronos? User Guide doesn't say one way or another (but also doesn't mention custom drivers for MAC/PC).


Oh man, if that's the case I'll be SO all over this. I'm still not gigging with a laptop, but if plugging the dongle directly into a board is an option, it's on.
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#2904300 - 01/23/18 03:30 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: davedoerfler]
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Originally Posted By: davedoerfler
It has after touch. smile


Always did smile

I will be getting this. As I mentioned briefly on the NAMM thread some of the upgrades are fantastic. For me the bid one is having a switch to turn on and off the "tilt sensor" or accelorometer. With that, I can control it much better and not worry about having to leave it off for a gig.

The original Vortex wireless dongle was class compliant, so I imagine this one is as well. In fact I know someone who has used it with their Kronos.

My original wireless Vortex is class compliant, and I have used it without issue simply plugging into my Macbook Pro with no drivers. Audio/Midi setup sees it.

FYI my old Vortex has been solid and never failed me. I like the full sized keys they use, and while subjective, the aftertouch amount is easy to control.
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#2904330 - 01/23/18 08:04 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: EscapeRocks]
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My wireless vortex 1 works flawlessly with my Kronos. Just fyi
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#2904333 - 01/23/18 08:37 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: JimboK]
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Originally Posted By: JimboK
My wireless vortex 1 works flawlessly with my Kronos. Just fyi


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I am liking those sliders on the new version, to replace the knobs. For me, at least, will make it more ergonomic to adjust VST parameters on the fly.
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#2904335 - 01/23/18 09:26 PM Re: Vortex 2 - Oh Oh [Re: JimboK]
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Originally Posted By: JimboK
My wireless vortex 1 works flawlessly with my Kronos. Just fyi


Excellent! Thanks for the info.
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