Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

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Do you have a rainbow push controller?

Yes - Very Colored
43
43%
No - All lights are consistent
6
6%
Kind of - Some LED inconsistency
51
51%
 
Total votes: 100

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by leisuremuffin » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:30 pm

i guess i got lucky and got a pretty decent one. some variance in the whites but nothing close to the photos in here.
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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by 132nonamemk\ » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:27 am

it looks worse in fotots. take out ur cellfone or camera and take a low iso, or low exposure, or low quality foto... then it will show worse that it really is

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by Tarekith » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:03 pm

You should see mine in person. :(

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by fishmonkey » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:14 am

[quote="132nonamemk\"]it looks worse in fotots.[/quote]

not necessarily, although it's true that there are a lot of technical issues to do with digital colour management that might make it look worse (or better) than in real life...

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by gnurf » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:03 pm

Got mine today. It has about 10 buttons with two increasingly pinkish variations, but neither is enough to bother me. White/pink is close enough that I get the meaning, so all is well. The picture the thread-starter included has more pink than mine, and I could live with even that.

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by Tarekith » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:32 pm

For me it's less a problem with instruments in Notes mode than it is for things like Drum Rack Notes Mode. It's very hard with the calibration off to tell correct velocity levels or your pattern lenghts with the colors so inconsistant.

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by Blendton » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:18 pm

This whole issues (indeed I could be happy with the worst ones I saw on this forum, saw a pinky / whatever unit from a (un)lucky mate having enough money at time...

It made me go to wikipedia (eng) just to learn about the RGB complex task ...

I know understand both the users complaints AND Ableton/Akai position : regarding refresh rates of the matrix, no white 4th LED and hopefully (go read for the reason it was not a good choice), the blue LED being somewhat different and hard to duplicate >>> shake everything knowing "white" is a mix of the three LEDS with one being very hard to duplicate even on an industrial "Akai" scale...

Interesting indeed.

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by jadef » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:08 pm

returned push a few months ago cuz of too many pink LEDs

started to regret decision

guitar center has a labor day sale today 15% off

bite the bullet and head to store to pick up another push

pray that this push wont have more pink LEDs than the last one i returned

fire it up

LEDs are almost all PERFECT

a wave of relief washes over me and i now take back everything bad i ever said about push

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by DeNwA » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:47 am

They have a calibration tool out now. It's not perfect but better than before and it doesn't effect custom colors so you can still use Seafoam, etc.

Currently the color is adjustable (after a firmware upgrade and running their max based calibration tool) but not the brightness. Turning the pads from pink towards green will leave you with white but if the change is drastic it will also dim the pad somewhat.

Also the selection pads at the top are not currently adjustable.

They mentioned this is the first version and are looking for feedback.

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by Bin ray » Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:24 pm

URL?

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by jameth » Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:11 pm

Yea where is this tool?


And for people with Live 9 Intro and no MAX for Live, how is this gonna work?

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by DeNwA » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:33 pm

*edit* Link removed

I believe the actual tool is a stand alone max app.

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by colorthought » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:11 am

DeNwA wrote:*edit* link removed

I believe the actual tool is a stand alone max app.
WOW. I assume you got a link to this from support w/ Ableton directly?

I just tried this on my Push this evening, and the difference is night and day. The tool is very simple to use... once you've updated your firmware, you launch a Max app, select a pad, and calibrate it with the Master encoder. Right now it would seem that there's only support for calibrating white with red vs green (one dimension), but that alone has made an incredible difference.

Wish I took a photo of my Push so I could do a before/after, but alas. Try it for yourself!

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by Tarekith » Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:02 am

Here's my after shot:

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It actually looks a lot more even in person. A little darker on some pads, but far, far better than the pink hues I had before. Very happy now, time to play....

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Re: Rise Rainbow Push...Rise!

Post by jameth » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:26 pm

Wow awesome!

Can't wait to get home and try this!

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