Tag Archives: Vortex

Alesis Vortex: Direct Patch programming using SysEx

In the previous post, I did a quick review of the new Vyzex Vortex software program. I also put in some details about the new features in firmware 1.20. I also updated the detailed user guide that I wrote a … Continue reading

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MRe-2: A demo

I have decided to try the MRe-2 in a real setting. So I hooked up my keyboard and recorded a demo. It was done using Ableton Live 9. The trick was to setup 2 midi loops (using clips). The first … Continue reading

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Alesis Vortex: A better Manual: Functional Description and Midi Programming Guide

This Alesis Vortex User Guide is available as a PDF file. UPDATE 2013/11/7: Alesis posted a new firmware (1.20) and the Vyzex Patch Editing software on their site. I posted about the changes here. The new Firmware/Software combination kind of … Continue reading

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Alesis Vortex – First Review: What’s inside? (Tear Down)

I received an Alesis Vortex today: Of course, I will do a user review. ¬†I also did a functional review. But first, a tear-down! (As usual, a click on the picture will enlarge it) I will try to be precise … Continue reading

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Tech Preview: Alesis Vortex (updated)

Update 16/1/31: The Alesis Vortex has been replaced by the Alesis Vortex Wireless¬†. But the links below about in-depth reviews and complete user manual are still applicable and current. Update: 2012/12/21 – I am reviewing the Vortex in new posts. … Continue reading

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