Hamburg-Audio Nuklear (Pulsar Train Synthesizer) released (new v1.1.2 + additional sounds available)

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Ingonator
KVRAF
12504 posts since 21 Mar, 2008 from Hannover, Germany

Post Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:09 am

synthmagic wrote:This is a great synth and is capable of great sounds,but I feel it is overpriced and needs a more realistic price.
If I was the dev of this I would rather have it out in the world being used by most than used by the few who can justify the hefty price tag.
It's a great synth,deserves to do well, but honestly sort the price out.
Hi Steve,

i'm really glad you like the synth as i know you are quite picky about what you like or not. :)
It's for sure not the typical "bread & butter" synth (even if it could do some nice analog sounds too) but is great for more digital or Lo-Fi sounds. The sound reminds me a bit of the PPG.

About the price: I agree and talked with Thomas but he could not decide alone as he's not the only person involved in Hamburg-Audio.


Ingo
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synthmagic
KVRian
963 posts since 7 Jan, 2011 from UK

Post Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:28 am

Ingonator wrote:
synthmagic wrote:This is a great synth and is capable of great sounds,but I feel it is overpriced and needs a more realistic price.
If I was the dev of this I would rather have it out in the world being used by most than used by the few who can justify the hefty price tag.
It's a great synth,deserves to do well, but honestly sort the price out.
Hi Steve,

i'm really glad you like the synth as i know you are quite picky about what you like or not. :)
It's for sure not the typical "bread & butter" synth (even if it could do some nice analog sounds too) but is great for more digital or Lo-Fi sounds. The sound reminds me a bit of the PPG.

About the price: I agree and talked with Thomas but he could not decide alone as he's not the only person involved in Hamburg-Audio.


Ingo
Hi Ingo,
it is a great synth,no question about it especially with the sequencer and all the other great things it can do-I just feel it is out of reach to alot of people because of the price.
I bought Alchemy for, I think, about the same price and it came with loads of sound banks from Camel Audio.
To me it just feels too steep a price.
I wish him well with it,it would be a shame if it did not get the user base because of the cost of it.
But hey what do I know?There may be lots of people who can justify the price and will bite his hand off to get it.

cheers,
Steve
Synth Magic synths for Konatkt - ARP Quadra, Polymoog and many more. www.synthmagic.co.uk

juffi
KVRist
338 posts since 28 Jul, 2004 from near Düsseldorf, Germany

Post Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:37 am

I tried the demo version, but i cant feel happy about this plugin. The advertisement says "an era of earthshaking new sounds...." , but the sounds are quite mediocre for my taste (thin and cold). The gui is also too small. Its like having a plugin that produces sounds, i heard quite often in waldorf plugs.

You should think about an introductory price , something like 99 $. If you are newcomer and additionally cant overwhelm people with the sound , i think 169 $ is way too overpriced.

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PietW.
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1053 posts since 6 May, 2010 from Munich, Germany

Post Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:42 am

juffi wrote:I tried the demo version, but i cant feel happy about this plugin. The advertisement says "an era of earthshaking new sounds...." , but the sounds are quite mediocre for my taste (thin and cold). The gui is also too small. Its like having a plugin that produces sounds, i heard quite often in waldorf plugs.

You should think about an introductory price , something like 99 $. If you are newcomer and additionally cant overwhelm people with the sound , i think 169 $ is way too overpriced.
Yes and take a look at Harmor

Nokenoku
KVRAF
1709 posts since 10 Feb, 2008 from Berlin, Germany

Post Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:22 am

I personally like the idea of this "Pulsar train synthesis". It's not like it would be something "amazingly different", but it's something new, which will offer some nice flavour.
After watching the Musotalk Video and understanding, what it is, I'm actually a bit surprised, that we don't find this feature in other synths. It's not like it'd be terribly complicated.

I'm dissapointed with the complexity of the synth. And for that it's really just ridiculously expensive.

KungKrille
KVRian
751 posts since 6 May, 2006 from Sweden

Post Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:33 pm

Nokenoku wrote:I'm dissapointed with the complexity of the synth.
Complex? I haven't read the manual yet so I still don't know much about pulsar synthesis but I found the synth pretty straight forward. What's complex about it?

Btw, it's not that thin IMO and the filters are singing :)

Second Nuklear demo
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AndreD
KVRer
5 posts since 12 Sep, 2011

Post Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:01 pm

Hi,
I just would like to let you know that we added an edu-version :-)
(full version for education AND commercial use, students and teachers only)

http://hamburg-audio.com/

All the best,
Andre

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Ingonator
KVRAF
12504 posts since 21 Mar, 2008 from Hannover, Germany

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:02 am

AndreD wrote:Hi,
I just would like to let you know that we added an edu-version :-)
(full version for education AND commercial use, students and teachers only)

http://hamburg-audio.com/

All the best,
Andre
Hi Andre,

nice to see you here at KVR. :)

Any plans to reduce the price for the standard version too like several people proposed here? Like already mentioned an "introduction price" would be nice.


Ingo
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ThomasR
KVRer
16 posts since 2 Sep, 2011 from Cologne Germany

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:35 am

Hi,

Nuklear 1.0.2 is available now. Please use the direct links:
http://www.hamburg-audio.com/downloads/ ... taller.zip
http://www.hamburg-audio.com/downloads/ ... taller.zip
until the links on the page are updated.

News:
* An unregistered Nuklear allows to save it's state now
* Envelope release starts at the right point
* Oscillator Mute (click on the oscillator's name). Not yet mentioned in the manual.
* Logic controller assignment is ok.
* Nuklear Windows 64 Bit has presets
* Nuklear works in Renoise

Best Regards,

Thomas

Nokenoku
KVRAF
1709 posts since 10 Feb, 2008 from Berlin, Germany

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:13 am

KungKrille wrote:
Nokenoku wrote:I'm dissapointed with the complexity of the synth.
Complex? I haven't read the manual yet so I still don't know much about pulsar synthesis but I found the synth pretty straight forward. What's complex about it?
Yes, that's what I meant .. it isn't very complex .. that's why I'm dissapointed.

AndreD
KVRer
5 posts since 12 Sep, 2011

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:28 am

Nokenoku wrote:
KungKrille wrote:
Nokenoku wrote:I'm dissapointed with the complexity of the synth.
Complex? I haven't read the manual yet so I still don't know much about pulsar synthesis but I found the synth pretty straight forward. What's complex about it?
Yes, that's what I meant .. it isn't very complex .. that's why I'm dissapointed.
so could you please tell me, "what" u are missing? ;-)
did you really got into it?

all the best,
andre

ThomasR
KVRer
16 posts since 2 Sep, 2011 from Cologne Germany

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:07 am

please reload the Mac Version. The previous one had a bug.

AndreD
KVRer
5 posts since 12 Sep, 2011

Post Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:52 am

ThomasR wrote:please reload the Mac Version. The previous one had a bug.
Thanks again DH for reporting!

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b-pole
KVRian
1159 posts since 4 Jul, 2006 from Germany

Post Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:31 pm

I would be happy to get more sound examples. :wink:
#PassionForHappiness

fceramic
KVRian
1321 posts since 1 Jun, 2008

Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:30 am

Sorry but this synth was not a good experience. If it really has potential they need to get some new preset and UI designers. I'm sure you can do some unique things with this new kind of synthesis, but after playing with some presets I could not hear it. It all sounded thin and sterile and the interface was not very intuitive.

If you want to see how a unique synth can be done check out Aalto, which is just unbelievable (eats CPU though).
New developers need to keep in mind that they're competing with the likes of Camel Audio, U-He, Rob Papen and Native Instruments. For this price people will expect a lot more.

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