AIRA Update 1.1 is Now Available

New Functions & Features for the TR-8, TB-3, VT-3 & SYSTEM-1

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AIRA Update 1.1 adds new features & functions to the entire AIRA family

The entire AIRA family has received AIRA update 1.1 with exciting and useful new features requested by users from around the globe. Easy to install and free for all users, this update includes enhancements to the whole line, such as backup and restore facilities and better overall MIDI management. It also provides a wealth of product-specific enhancements, such as external MIDI pitch control for VT-3, tuning control for TB-3, and instrument gain control for the TR-8. AIRA update 1.1 includes the following functions and features:

AIRA Update 1.1 for the TR-8

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AIRA Update 1.1: TR-8

Backup and Restore

  • Manage your kit and pattern library with easy backup and restore over USB.

Improved Playability

  • Instrument Levels — Customize kits by adjusting the gain of each instrument to suit your individual style.
  • Better Rolls — Rolls are now easier to engage, offer more control, and sound better overall.
  • Scatter Latch On/Off — Alternate unlatched trigger mode engages only while “On” button is held down.
  • Scatter Cycle — Scatter will enable for one cycle and then automatically disengage.
  • Sync Reset — Get back in the groove by instantly starting a pattern from the top.

Improved Editing

  • Pattern Lock — Lock the contents of a pattern so you can experiment without losing your original groove.
  • Nonstop A/B Pattern Editing — Now you can edit both A and B parts of a pattern without stopping the sequencer.

Improved MIDI

  • Modes — Local On/Off and MIDI Controller modes determine how MIDI data is sent and received.
  • Accent Velocity — MIDI velocity is variable by the accent setting.
  • Kit Select — Select kits using MIDI control change messages.
  • Scatter — Scatter On/Off, Type and Depth can be controlled via MIDI control change.
  • External Record — Record patterns in real-time from external MIDI devices.
  • MIDI Off — Disable sending of all MIDI messages.
  • Ignore Play/Stop — Toggle whether or not TR-8 responds to PLAY/STOP messages.
  • Effect Control — Control effects using MIDI control change messages.

Download AIRA Update 1.1 for the TR-8

 


 

AIRA Update 1.1 for the TB-3

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AIRA Update 1.1: TB-3

Backup and Restore

  • Manage your pattern library with easy backup and restore over USB.

Improved Playability

  • Tuning — Control both pattern tune (-700 to 700 cents) and master tune (430-450).
  • Pattern Tone — Assign a specific tone to a pattern so sound will change automatically when pattern is selected.
  • One-touch Transpose — Transpose a pattern during performance by simply pressing a note on the touchpad’s keyboard. No need to hold “Keyboard” button.
  • User Bank — Organize your favorite patterns for quick access in live performance with a custom user bank.

Improved Editing

  • Pattern Lock — Lock the contents of a pattern so you can experiment without losing your original groove.
  • Pattern Pitch Shift — Quickly change the root note of a pattern by shifting its pitch.
  • Extended Note Range — The sequencer now supports notes from C0-C6 for added flexibility and dramatic slides.
  • Extended Transpose Range

Improved MIDI

  • Modes — Local On/Off and MIDI Controller modes determine how MIDI data is sent and received.
  • External Record — Record patterns in real-time from external MIDI devices.
  • Slide and Accent — Implementation of both slide and accent pattern by MIDI control change.
  • Scatter — Scatter On/Off, Type and Depth can be controlled via MIDI control change.
  • MIDI Off — Disable sending of all MIDI messages.
  • Extended Range — Note range has been extended from C0-C8 when controlled by external MIDI device.

Download AIRA Update 1.1 for the TB-3 

 


 

AIRA Update 1.1 for the VT-3

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AIRA Update 1.1: VT-3

Backup and Restore

  • Manage your presets with easy backup and restore over USB.

Improved Playability

  • More Memory — User presets have been doubled to six locations.
  • Character Level — Volume levels of each character are more evenly matched for smooth transitions.
  • USB MIDI — Control pitch of voice characters, including vocoder, with external MIDI keyboard.
  • Low Cut Filter — Cuts low frequency sensing to improve performance of Auto-Pitch characters.
  • Noise Gate — Gates noise to reduce chance of feedback or howling sound.
  • USB attenuator — Adjusts level of audio over USB.

Improved MIDI

  • Program Change — Change program memory with MIDI controller message.
  • Control Change — Control VT-3 functions with MIDI control change messages.

Download AIRA Update 1.1 for the VT-3

 


 

AIRA Update 1.1 for the SYSTEM-1

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AIRA Update 1.1: SYSTEM-1

  • Backup and Restore — Manage your presets with easy backup and restore over USB.
  • Snapshot — Sends all current knob and slider settings as control change message.
  • Fix LPF CUTOFF Resolution — The increment size for “LPF CUTOFF” when “MODE = SYSTEM-1” was modified.
  • Other Fixes — General improvements to overall operation and PLUG-OUT functionality.

Download AIRA Update 1.1 for the SYSTEM-1

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