The SIDaster VST GUI allows user to patch the Synth through a visual GUI.
All the Synth controls are displayed and can be tweaked live with a VST friendly host.
Description of the GUI controls are given herebelow.
SIDaster GUI Download link : gui_sidaster_b1.zip
For each of the 3 voices, the typical MOS6581 controls are shown. For audio synthesis purpose, the following controls are added:
Changes the waveform of the current Voice.
The transposition of the frequency regarding the Midi Note message : from -16 to +15 semi-tones.
Slightly detunes the voice in increments from 0 to 127.
Attack, Decay, Sustain and Release of the voice.
Like in the MOS6581 Datasheet, the Duty cycle, Sync and Ring modulations can be activated or deactivated.
defines whether the output of the voice is routed to the filter or directly to the output.
Filter frequency and resonnance can be adjusted using controls Cut and Res. Each of the filter types can be activated by pressing LP, BP or HP.
The external input can be routed either to the filter or to the output directly.
Provides the ability to configure a patch in one of the selected modes. Not implemented yet, only Mono is working.
Master tuning of the synth engine, to play with other instruments.
Master volume of the SID chip.
Select the midi channel the SIDaster is responding to.
When SEND control is active, all button/slider changes are transmitted live to the SIDaster. When SEND is inactive, no data is broadcasted. On next SEND turning on, all CC controls will be updated.
Allows to monitor the Midi Messages sent to the SIDaster.
To manage patches and perform updates of the SIDaster patches with Sysex Dumps / Loads.
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