27th January 2003
Dash Synthesis have released daHornet, a virtual analogue synth VSTi for Windows. daHornet costs $29.95 and a demo version is available, which has just been updated to now allow 30 minutes of use!
"The clone of a sheep is an identical sheep, the clone of a wasp is an identical wasp. But the hornet is a bigger cousin of a wasp, the hornet buzz is louder and deeper than the cheesy wasp noise. We analysed its robust wings to discover the secrets of that fat buzz."
- Two oscillators, 4 octaves selector, output level, saw and pulse waveforms, pulse width control on Osc 1, fine tuning up to 1 octave on Osc 2.
- Noise generator.
- One LFO with:
- Rate from 0.1 to 100 Hz.
- MIDI sync from 32/4 to 1/36.
- Filter cutoff and Osc pitch destinations.
- 6 shape modes, sample&hold.
- Multimode "vintage" resonant filter with key following function, LP,BP,HP.
- Two envelope generators, VCA and Filter control, with REPEAT function (loop the envelope).
- Polyphonic mode (2 to 16 voices) and mono legato mode with tunable glide effect.
- MIDI learn on every knob to freely assign any MIDI CC.
- MIDI velocity sensitivity adjustable independently for VCA and Filter envelope.
- Master volume.
- Master tuning.
- Virtual keyboard with hide/show button.
- 128 presets factory bank.
- Random presets generator.
- Saving default setting on registry option.
- Any Sample Rate supported (e.g: 44.1, 48, 96)
- Support for SSE, MMX and P4 instructions.
- Volume Type: High, Normal, Soft.
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05 Dec 2005 Dash Signature releases SWOOSH Machine
27 Jun 2005 Dash Signature releases EVE ONE v1.1
18 Apr 2005 DASH Signature cross-grade to PS-1 announced
21 Mar 2005 EVE v1.8 and Evalon soundset released
22 Feb 2005 MiniMoog Lite for EVE and Wusikstation released
29 Dec 2004 apulSoft ports daHornet to OS X
08 Nov 2004 Dash Signature slashes EVE's price until Xmas
09 Jan 2007 Pro-Sounds updates daHornet Collection to v2.0
26 Aug 2004 Liqih Synth reorganization
23 Aug 2004 ProSounds Summer Sale
10 Sep 2003 New banks for daAlfa2k, daHornet and dmiFlute
18 Mar 2003 Winners of the DashSynthesis competition
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