New Novation Controller - Nocturn

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New Novation Controller - Nocturn

Post by pat the dog » Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:21 am

Look's like Novation may have finally got it right on this one. 8 automapped rotary encoders with BCR style LED rings, a cross fader and a speed dial. The on-screen HUI makes sense, as does the price.


http://www.dv247.com/news/Nocturn%20har ... ion/131606

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Post by timothyallan » Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:26 am

10 bucks says that same as all their other automap controllers, it won't support midi feedback from the host. Making the LED rings only useful while using their software as the middleman.

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Post by mosca » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:25 am

looks interesting - i'll try one out when we get then in stock.

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Post by Out Of My System » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:37 am

Only £70. 8O

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Post by Gtrance » Thu Jan 17, 2008 1:53 pm

timothyallan wrote:10 bucks says that same as all their other automap controllers, it won't support midi feedback from the host. Making the LED rings only useful while using their software as the middleman.
Excuse my dumbness but can you explain this please as simply as possible

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Post by Patch » Thu Jan 17, 2008 2:33 pm

8 Rotaries? Looks like this thing is MADE for controlling macros in Racks.

£69? Groovy.

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Post by abletoff » Thu Jan 17, 2008 2:49 pm

But DUENDE MINI seems interesting too..

and it seems this shop is giving away Namm 08 info before the show... here are some new products, Firestudio Tube and MPC5000...
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Post by sweetjesus » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:49 pm

abletoff wrote:But DUENDE MINI seems interesting too..

and it seems this shop is giving away Namm 08 info before the show... here are some new products, Firestudio Tube and MPC5000...
omfgmpc500020voiceanaloguesynth!

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Post by zebastian21 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:56 pm

sweetjesus wrote:
abletoff wrote:But DUENDE MINI seems interesting too..

and it seems this shop is giving away Namm 08 info before the show... here are some new products, Firestudio Tube and MPC5000...
omfgmpc500020voiceanaloguesynth!
This seems like a massive mpc, but still can not compete with the power of the Roland Mv, it's very clear they are trying to compete with the MV-8800, analog synth and 8 track? thats so Roland :wink:
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Post by M. Bréqs » Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:01 pm

That Nocturn looks really cool... and it's cheap enough to buy a couple of 'em to control a series of racks.

This seems to have a "lemur-like" screen surface. I doubt it's anywhere near as flexible or programmable mind you.

http://www.dv247.com/news/MC%20Control% ... nix/131579

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Post by thelike5 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:20 pm

Great. Inexpensive controller from Novation featuring Automap? For $130 or so?

Perfect little DJ controller.

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Post by Kodama » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:06 pm

I wish someone would make a simple high quality usb controller w/8 endless rotaries with LED AND LCD feedback, so you can see your parameters and position at a glance.


Seems like nothing beats the BCR for this so far...


But the BCR is kinda cheapie and has no LCDs...
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Post by Tarekith » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:13 pm

Kodama wrote:I wish someone would make a simple high quality usb controller w/8 endless rotaries with LED AND LCD feedback, so you can see your parameters and position at a glance.


Seems like nothing beats the BCR for this so far...


But the BCR is kinda cheapie and has no LCDs...
Sans the LCDs, check out the Kenton Killamix mini.

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Post by DJ VAKIS » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:38 pm

It looks good,and not to expensive.
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Post by ze2be » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:53 pm

Was about to order a Killamix mini this month BTW.. Would you guys recomend to wait and see how this thing turns out?

The Killamix is still a pretty sweet little thing..

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