Always test Positional Sensing with different drums

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monospace
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Always test Positional Sensing with different drums

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This may seem obvious to some, but when you're testing your settings for Positional Sensing, be sure to try different snare drums in your VST. What sounds good on one snare can sound really off on another. Try and find a happy medium that works for most instruments.
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Re: Always test Positional Sensing with different drums

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Not my tip, but something I picked up from watching Luke Oswald's excellent YouTube channel: when testing positional sensing with Superior Drummer 3, detune the Edge/Off Center/Center articulations so that you can clearly hear where the transitions are. For example, tune the Edge articulation way down, and the Center articulation way up. When done, simply reset to standard tuning.
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Re: Always test Positional Sensing with different drums

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Yup, I checked the transitions with completely different instruments. Whatever, ride, closed hihat...

So in SD3 there should be a library depending tuning of the CC parameters... but it's only possible in the MIDI in/out settings.
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