Nova Laptop

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What is the difference between polyphony and timbrality? This is a question asked many times by customers looking to buy their first synthesizer. Monotimbral means only one sound can be played at a...
Please download the updated Owners Manual. This has complete step-by-step instructions on how to use the inputs, to route an input through the filter / effects or both and also how to set up and use...
The 'Headphones out' parameter in the Global mode is set to 1&2. This is the default setting so that outputs 5&6 can be used as a headphone output to monitor the master 1&2 outputs...
The Nova Laptop has an external power supply a Novation KA-60. This can accept any voltage between 100 & 250 V at either 50 or 60 Hz. There is no voltage selection switch for this, simply connect...
Both questions are covered in depth in the help pdf "a guide to using the Supernova II Multitimbrally with a sequencer" download pdf. References to 8 parts within this document should be read as 6...
You need to use the Nova in it's Performance mode. Programs can then be assigned to any of the 6 parts. See the help pdf "a guide to using the Supernova II Multitimbrally with a sequencer" for full...
To restore the operating system of a Nova Laptop, hold down the part 6 button while you turn the synthesiser on. The display will show "reload O/S from ROM to flash?". Push the 'page up' button to...
Ensure that OS4.1 operating system is installed. Select the part which needs to be panned then set the part outputs parameter on the output menu to 1&2, 3&4 or 5&6. Now turn the pan pot...
To perform a sysex dump from a Nova to a sequencer connect the midi output of the Nova to the midi input of the sequencer. Ensure that the sysex record filter is disabled in the sequencer (ie...
Ensure that the Nova is in a complete MIDI loop ie MIDI out of Nova to MIDI in of sequencer and MIDI out of sequencer to MIDI in of the Nova. From the Global menu, ensure that the MIDI clock source...
A mono arpeggio (user patterns < 64) will play the individual notes from a played chord one at a time in a particular order. If a C major triad is played, the arpeggiator will play the C, E and G...
The arpeggiator in Nova can be synchronized to an incoming midi clock signal sent from a sequencer. To accomplish this, set the clock source found in the global menu to EXT (external). Ensure that...
This is caused by a conflict between the global MIDI channel and the Part 1 MIDI channel. See the help pdf "a guide to using the Supernova II Multitimbrally with a sequencer" download pdf. References...
This is because there is an old OS installed in the Nova. Download the OS4.1 for the Nova from the Novation website and install this into the synthesiser. This software will have many other benefits...
http://www.novationmusic.com/downloads.asp?productid=20&type=2 Most of the OS2 Supernova II programs will work in a Nova laptop. The Performances and drum banks should NOT be loaded. The complete...
http://www.novationmusic.com/support/software/nova_laptop/ When a new OS is loaded into a Novation synthesizer, the first thing the OS will do is rescale any sounds in the Novation memory to be as...