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Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby MusicFreedom818 » 04:54, 22 April 2017

Hey guys, is there a harmonizer function on the FA-08?
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby Skijumptoes » 09:48, 22 April 2017

There's a Chord Memory function which will pitch it's own midi notes (i.e. internal sounds) across preset chords, 5th's, and octaves etc.

See Here:-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDhoXuntehc

But i don't think there's anything that does it on an audio basis if you were thinking of using it on mic input etc.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby MusicFreedom818 » 11:47, 22 April 2017

Skijumptoes wrote:There's a Chord Memory function which will pitch it's own midi notes (i.e. internal sounds) across preset chords, 5th's, and octaves etc.

See Here:-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDhoXuntehc

But i don't think there's anything that does it on an audio basis if you were thinking of using it on mic input etc.


I see, but is there anyway to change the chord memory function settings? Because I would like to be 3rd apart, but there isn't any preset for it.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby Skijumptoes » 13:52, 22 April 2017

Well, technically you can do whatever you want with a studio set, i.e. create a second channel, same instrument preset, but transpose it to the 3rd and set it to 'Key = on' so that it plays along with your first channel when you press the keys. So yes there is a way.

But, it's not as immediate than the chord memory function, i'm not near my FA at the moment so can't remember if there is a user setting there or not to create your own intervals, from memory you can't however.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby Lunar » 15:14, 22 April 2017

Another way around; when you create a tone, use the pitch on a second partial and pitch it a 3rd up (or wherever you want). There are a few presets made this way, not a genuine harmonizer, but it gets the job done well enough.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby bennyseven » 11:04, 23 April 2017

There are also three variants of a pitch shifter in the IFX section. Page 87 in the Parameter List Manual. Could be used at least for one part.

Waveform pitch shift is on page 62.

There is a TFX pitch shifter too, but might be not helpful, on page 21.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby MusicFreedom818 » 15:30, 23 April 2017

bennyseven wrote:There are also three variants of a pitch shifter in the IFX section. Page 87 in the Parameter List Manual. Could be used at least for one part.

Waveform pitch shift is on page 62.

There is a TFX pitch shifter too, but might be not helpful, on page 21.


How to access to the IFX Parameters?
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby bennyseven » 22:11, 23 April 2017

Insert effect is on the effect edit page.
In the studio set, select the part where the IFX should apply to.
Go to effect page. On the lower right side of the screen switch from M.COMP to IFX.
Now select the IFX effect and set parameters as you like.

There is a stereo one voice shifter, a two voice shifter and a 16 step pitch shifter.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby MusicFreedom818 » 06:32, 24 April 2017

Got it. But until this section, I'm not sure where is the parameters edit section?
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby Skijumptoes » 12:24, 24 April 2017

Isn't the IFX using the TFX effects?

If so to get to the parameters, just press the hot key under 'TFX', or you can turn the TFX 'Amount' knob while holding shift.

Also, Holding Shift on that effects page also gives you more hot keys at the bottom if it's not using the TFX engine, and you can probably pick IFX/MComp or something, there's definitely some hidden keys on that screen from memory.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby bennyseven » 17:40, 24 April 2017

IFX is not TFX.

IFX is INSERT effect, TFX is TOTAL effect to the output.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby bennyseven » 20:40, 24 April 2017

In the effects edit page press shift and choose IFX to access the IFX edit page.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby MusicFreedom818 » 06:45, 25 April 2017

Thank you everyone for your help. I managed to find the IFX settings and tried it. However, The second voice that I wanted is in Bb major key. As such, the IFX settings could not follow the key but always on the fix semitone apart.
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Re: Harmonizer on FA-08

Postby bennyseven » 23:06, 25 April 2017

Think about to use an arranger keyboard. My experience is, a workstation won't help much.
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