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KVRAF
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1554 posts since 25 Mar, 2017

Post Tue Apr 05, 2022 11:23 am

OK, Yes some things are very subjective. There is no right or wrong way to use Fathom since it is up to the user. I have very sensitive ears and if there is too much aliasing I tend not to like it.

Spectral Modulation requires a lot of CPU power. There is a section in the manual on how to save CPU resources and chapter 11 dedicated to spectral morphing also covers this topic and how to reduce the extreme CPU load of this feature.

Intel AVX gives you 8 detune voices for the CPU price of 2 detune voices. That is the only advantage of AVX. It is just a way of processing detune voices for free. It does not impact speed or performance in any other way.

Spectral modulation does not use Intel AVX2. I did not get a chance to implement that yet. Intel AVX2 has no impact on spectral modulation. Spectral modulation will use GPU processing when I have a chance to do that but it will require some redesign.

mcbpete
KVRAF
1960 posts since 24 Jun, 2006 from London, England

Post Sun Aug 07, 2022 12:22 pm

Just tried updating from 3.08.2 to 3.08.3 via the plugin's updater thingy but it says 'No server found'. First time I've had this issue though, hopefully just a temporary issue ....

zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Sun Aug 07, 2022 1:19 pm

mcbpete wrote: Sun Aug 07, 2022 12:22 pm Just tried updating from 3.08.2 to 3.08.3 via the plugin's updater thingy but it says 'No server found'. First time I've had this issue though, hopefully just a temporary issue ....
Same here...

"No server found".
Windows 10 and too many plugins

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] Peter:H [
KVRAF
1700 posts since 22 Sep, 2016

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:03 am

mcbpete wrote: Sun Aug 07, 2022 12:22 pm Just tried updating from 3.08.2 to 3.08.3 via the plugin's updater thingy but it says 'No server found'. First time I've had this issue though, hopefully just a temporary issue ....
Same here...
"No server found".

zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 10:38 am

Has anyone tried emailing support?
Windows 10 and too many plugins

psynical
KVRian
632 posts since 16 Jan, 2019 from deep inside

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 12:56 pm

Updating through the synth has never once worked for me.

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RPH
KVRian
1351 posts since 21 Nov, 2005 from The Netherlands

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:39 pm

His server is probably turned off or needs a reboot, this happened once before.
Mail support indeed.


@psynical: Why not, can you provide some more info?
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zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:32 pm

psynical wrote: Thu Aug 11, 2022 12:56 pm Updating through the synth has never once worked for me.
It has always worked for me as long as the server was up.
Windows 10 and too many plugins

psynical
KVRian
632 posts since 16 Jan, 2019 from deep inside

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:04 am

RPH wrote: Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:39 pm His server is probably turned off or needs a reboot, this happened once before.
Mail support indeed.


@psynical: Why not, can you provide some more info?
Across three different machines over 2 years... No server found.
Current machine is an M1 MBP OS12.5, both in Ableton and Bitwig, no server.

zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:07 am

Is Fathom synth EOL?

Just asking for a friend...
Windows 10 and too many plugins

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RPH
KVRian
1351 posts since 21 Nov, 2005 from The Netherlands

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:36 am

psynical wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:04 am Across three different machines over 2 years... No server found.
Current machine is an M1 MBP OS12.5, both in Ableton and Bitwig, no server.
Strange, after the previous server report I managed to update my version.
That was many months ago.
I'm using a Windows machine, host Reaper, cable internet provider.
http://rhmodules.nl
http://syntheditforum.boards.net/
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RPH
KVRian
1351 posts since 21 Nov, 2005 from The Netherlands

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:38 am

zzz00m wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:07 am Is Fathom synth EOL?
AFAIK not, but Everett did mention that sales were down a lot.
He had to take a software engineering job again to pay the bills.

Maybe he's on holiday or so?
http://rhmodules.nl
http://syntheditforum.boards.net/
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zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:26 am

RPH wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:36 am
Strange, after the previous server report I managed to update my version.
That was many months ago.
I'm using a Windows machine, host Reaper, cable internet provider.
Right, it worked here when I upgraded to v3.8.3 a few months ago.

But the server has now been down for at least a week.

"No server found".
Windows 10 and too many plugins

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KVRAF
1700 posts since 22 Sep, 2016

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:42 am

RPH wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:38 am
zzz00m wrote: Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:07 am Is Fathom synth EOL?
AFAIK not, but Everett did mention that sales were down a lot.
He had to take a software engineering job again to pay the bills.

Maybe he's on holiday or so?
Damn, that sales dropped sucks. Fathom has it's edges, but it's one of the very few Synths I would put the label "Innovative" on. The Skip-Cycle Stuff, the latest addition of spectral modulation ... that's features I don't get anywhere else...

zzz00m
KVRAF
3383 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:14 am

This is the IP address Fathom attempts to reach out to when I check for updates here: 96.245.225.2, and using a ping command to that address times out. Trace route also times out.

IP lookup shows this as a Verizon Fios IP located in Philadelphia, PA. That is Fathom home base I believe.

IP lookup here:
https://www.wmtips.com/tools/ip/96.245.225.2
Windows 10 and too many plugins

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