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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #120 on: April 20, 2015, 06:23:13 PM »
What are the odds that the release of MF 4.X will coincide with the release of a new product line?
Or with the release of My Fader 4.0.  ???
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #121 on: April 20, 2015, 07:42:38 PM »
Well, fingers crossed that MF 4.X and My Fader 4.X are released within a short period of time of each other, if not together, this time around.  ;)
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #122 on: April 20, 2015, 08:36:40 PM »
The only reason I can think of for a V4 now is adding full routing (like the X-Air) and morebetter FX with insert capability (lke the X-Air). Kindof interesting that the DL32R needs to play catch-up with the X-Air when it really should be competing with the X32 line?

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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #123 on: April 20, 2015, 08:38:23 PM »
It's good to dream. Maybe they'll also fix that age-old problem called SYNC or is everyone trained now to ignore it?
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #124 on: April 20, 2015, 09:55:51 PM »
There are SYNC issues? When did this happen?  :P  :lol:
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #125 on: April 21, 2015, 01:59:36 AM »
I'm expecting that when they release Master Fader 4.x, they will also be releasing My Fader 4.x at the same time.  There is also the slight possibility for My Fader 3.x to be useable with Master Fader 4.x  (If they don't change the volume controls in the upgrade.  It might happen.)  I'm still of the opinion that they pretty much rewrote Master Fader 3.x and had to rewrite My Fader 3.x to match.  Should at least be simpler this time because they don't have the White Noise issue to deal with.  (Hopefully, nothing will have to be totally rewritten.)

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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #126 on: April 21, 2015, 12:47:10 PM »
All joking aside, in all the time Iíve used this current DL, Iíve never noticed a serious sync issue. It couldíve dropped during performances, but it cleared so fast it was negligible to me. White noise under 2.X was always a ďnon-issueĒ as well since I never used the iPad channel. Now with MF 3.X white noise at least has been eliminated. MF 4 can only bring more improvements in the long run.

Good thing that Mackie re-issued MF 2.X aka: Master Fader Classic. If and when 4 comes out it may just leave the older iPads struggling to catch up with even more hardware demands. Letís hope thatís not the case.
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #127 on: April 22, 2015, 10:04:12 PM »
Yup, the FX need an overhaul.
Doing that would put a lot of criticism to bed once and for all.  :thu:
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #128 on: April 22, 2015, 10:17:38 PM »
...and while I'm at it what about a revamp of the:
1. Mute group select
2. MIX select
3. View group select.
A tab view, more separation or some sort of interface update would benefit it greatly.
I've found it to be less than clear when working quickly. ;)
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #129 on: April 23, 2015, 01:39:38 AM »
How would you change the Mute and view group selects?   I think they're just fine, but I'm open to improvements.

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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #130 on: April 23, 2015, 12:46:37 PM »
How would you change the Mute and view group selects?   I think they're just fine, but I'm open to improvements.
When you hit them they're fine, they expand up nicely.
I just think they're a bit low key when they're not activated.
No matter how often I use them, I have to pause to look, then select the one I'm after. (and it's not my eyesight at fault ;))
Make them clearer in the de-activated state by colour scheme, size or shape.
It's nothing major but a niggle for me.

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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #131 on: April 23, 2015, 01:05:52 PM »
For a completely frivolous request, give the interface more realism and make the channel dB scale markers easier to read. The current one is very easy to navigate and you can add color to it, but the other apps out there look like thereís a real hardware desk sitting there IMHO, especially the Touch Mix App, X32 App and even the Q-Pad App look more like real mixers.

Itís not a big deal since MF is very easy to use, but a GUI (the overall look) refresh might be nice.  ;)
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #132 on: April 23, 2015, 02:14:06 PM »
Itís not a big deal since MF is very easy to use, but a GUI (the overall look) refresh might be nice. ;)
V3 did do a GUI update - shorter fader throws and harder to read text. That's what all you all wanted, right? ;)

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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #133 on: April 23, 2015, 02:19:45 PM »
How would you change the Mute and view group selects?
Myself, I wanted to use separate channel mutes for the reverb sends (which works fine) but then include those in mute groups (no joy :( ). This would work around the lack of a second reverb - I'd like to be able to mute the reverb on the vocal channels when the talent is talking to the audience but not the reverb on the instruments. This could also be done using subgroups if the subgroups could be put in the reverb - the present GUI looks like that's possible but - again - no joy :( . If you could route a subgroup to an aux out I'd even be willing to burn an input to do it that way :) .
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Re: Master/My Fader V4 Wants and Speculation
« Reply #134 on: April 23, 2015, 04:49:39 PM »
Itís not a big deal since MF is very easy to use, but a GUI (the overall look) refresh might be nice. ;)
V3 did do a GUI update - shorter fader throws and harder to read text. That's what all you all wanted, right? ;)

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