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Nord Drum 2 Gets Major Software Update

Among the new features for the Nord Drum 2 are MIDI cc-support, FM synthesis, twice the memory capacity and an updated sound bank
Nord Drum 2 OS - v2.1 is available now
The new software update announcement for the Nord Drum 2 is an extensive update from Nord, it sees the modelling percussion synth get a few bug-fixes as well as several new features in OS v2.1.

FM Synthesis has been added to the tone section, giving you 6 different FM-algorithms. Users now also have MIDI CC-control over all parameters and a new MIDI Mode allows you to play each channel in a pitched manner with a MIDI keyboard or sequencer.

The update sees memory reorganised into 8 banks with 50 program locations each, meaning that memory capacity has been doubled, with 400 locations in total.

There's a new Nord Drum 2 Manager that works with Mac and Windows to easily backup and transfer Nord Drum 2 Banks.

Improvements have been made to Hand Clap mode, there are 4 new Filter types in the Noise Section - High Pass 12/24 dB, Low Pass 12dB and Band Pass - plus Dynamic Curves for pads and triggers.

To download the new version as well as updated product manuals and a reworked Factory Sounds Bank, head to the Nord Drum 2 site.

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By Alice Thomson

Posted on 18 Oct 2013 11:53 to category : Instruments News

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