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DreamStation DXi2

Synth (Analogue / Subtractive) Plugin by Audio Simulation
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DreamStation DXi2 has an average user rating of 4.11 from 9 reviews

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User Reviews by KVR Members for DreamStation DXi2

Reviewed By jzero [read all by] on April 10th, 2003
Version reviewed: 1.0 on Windows.
Last edited by jzero on 20th August 2004.
I had a very different support experience than the other reviwers:
I purchased Cakewalk Plasma and received the DreamStation with it. Overall, a very good deal. I wanted to use DreamStation with Fruityloops and was horrified to get an intermittent clicking noise. When I emailed the program author, it took a few weeks but he kindly emailed me the version that was optimized for FruityLoops. I was very pleased with the support as this solved my issue completely. I have also had stuck notes with this synth, but adjusting the polyphony can minimize the problem.

Now for the sound:
It's very analog sounding, but often in a buzzy, aggressive way... I'm not thrilled with the Filter. I recommend never turning the resonance up more than 60% unless you like squealing. For a smoother analog VA subtractive synth I'd have to recommend SimSynth or daAlpha instead. Having said this, I'm still glad I have it in my arsenel. It has an excellent FM knob and a cool 2nd assignable envelope that can be used to alter the FM amount in addition to other destinations. Its random LFO is good to. What irks me most about this synth is that the freestanding version has an exceptionally thick chorus effect that would really smooth out the sound... but they didn't include it in the DXi!

Three things that it excels at:
* hard synced oscillator sweep sounds (ala Gary Newman)
* TB 303 bass simulation
* Small, dark, clinky FM arpeggiator sounds

One thing it sorely needs:
Velocity Sensitivity!

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Comments & Discussion for Audio Simulation DreamStation DXi2

Discussion: Active
16 December 2011 at 7:27am

Not working in Windows 7 SP 1 on MacBookPro under Bootcamp, can´t find the "CWDXPX1.DLL" in FL Studio 10.0.2

24 January 2016 at 7:18pm

Works for me on Windows 10 x64 using Synapse Audio Orion 8.6 (32-bit).

2 November 2020 at 10:06am

Looks like this has gone west download links to some unrelated website.

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