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Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by hideouz » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:43 pm

Whenever I load a sample into Kontakt 4 it goes a lot quieter than it originally was, what's the reason for this?

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Depone » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:27 pm

By default the vol is set to -6. Bring that back up-to 0

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by hideouz » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:32 pm

lol! :u: thanks a lot



edit: it's still not exactly the same as the sample :? do you think it might have something to do with kontakt making it mono? because it sounds like it's missing the dimension expander from massive.

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by antics » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:42 pm

Is it using a velocity lower than 100?

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by hideouz » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:51 pm

No it's on 100 I think the volumes there but it's missing some elements that the original sample had..

Think it could be dimension expander, does Kontakt let you have stereo?

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by amidoinitrite » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:15 pm

hideouz wrote:does Kontakt let you have stereo?
yes!
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Ldizzy » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:49 am

did your sample play properly after bouncing...

i often made the mistake of bouncing to mono... the wondered if kontakt was a whack program. its not :D
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by shaneynclan » Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:50 am

kontakt is one of the best samplers i've ever used.

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Pedro Sánchez » Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:54 am

shaneynclan wrote:kontakt is one of the best samplers i've ever used.
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Nyyx » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:08 am

OK so I'm having basically the same problem, except that the volume is so extremely low that it is almost inaudible. The db is set at zero, and all that jazz. I can't figure out how to fix it. Any ideas as to what could be wrong??
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Nyyx » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:50 pm

HELP! Prease.
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by amphibian » Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:15 am

the biggest problem I've had with kontakt, is that any file I export from ableton live, simply will not load up in kontakt 4. No errors, nothing - just an empty instance of kontakt. Haven't been able to use it since I bought it over 6 months ago =\
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by mbietenholz » Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:19 pm

Nyyx wrote:OK so I'm having basically the same problem, except that the volume is so extremely low that it is almost inaudible. The db is set at zero, and all that jazz. I can't figure out how to fix it. Any ideas as to what could be wrong??
Try hitting the "play" button in the "looping editor" pane - this plays back the raw sample before it gets processed by Kontakt. Kontakt's modulation capabilities are very extensive, so all manner of things could be happening to your sample before it hits the Kontakt outputs (filters, insert-effects, envelope, volume modulation by midi CC's etc etc). Each zone has its own volume (set in the "mapping editor"). Then each group has a volume control ("Amplifier" section of group), this volume can be automated. The output of each instrument can then be routed through instrument-level insert effects. Finally, the individual NKI outputs also get routed to an output mixer on Kontakt.

Kontakt has a lot of possibilities - unfortunately, that also means a lot of possibilities for things to go not quite as you intended :-)

The reason why the default is -6db, btw, is so that it doesn't immediately pin the meters when you are playing several instruments or just several notes simultaneously using the same instrument.

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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by Nyyx » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:59 pm

Ok so I found something. The samples that have a 24 bit resolution are the ones that are playing back extremely quiet. I found some that I had re-sampled as 16 bit a while back and they play back at a proper volume. So I'm confused.....
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Re: Kontakt making samples quiet

Post by amphibian » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:58 am

Odd. I wonder if that's the problem I'm having with my files not playing at all? =\ Mine are 24-bit I think and it just doesn't seem to load the file, period. But only stuff exported from ableton live.
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