New live stream / presentation at Perfect Circuit about the Percussa SSP!
Yesterday we went to present the Percussa SSP at Perfect Circuit in Burbank, CA. In case you missed the presentation, watch the video below! About 45 minutes of... Read more
Update 22042019 [Major MIDI Module Improvements; Step Sequencer and Granular Fixes]
Time for the next update! This will be the last one before we head off to superbooth in the coming weeks.
With this update we’ve covered a variety... Read more
Update 09042019 [MPE Bugfixes; Encoder Physics; Parameter Tweaks]
Time for a new software update for the SSP while we get ready for the upcoming superbooth show!
Read the details at https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-09042019-mpe-bugfixes-encoder-physics-parameter-tweaks/596
In this update, we've fixed... Read more
Massive SSP software update! [New recorder; Phase distortion; FX parameters; Live granular; LFO/WTO/ENV updates; Macro module; Preset collection; Bugfixes; Walkthrough video]
Time for the next update! This is a BIG one and covers all the work we’ve done leading up to and during the mSSP campaign as well as... Read more
New video Walkthrough with Voice-Over featuring the mSSP and SSP!
The past few days we worked on a video walkthrough of the mSSP, featuring the SSP. I'm posting the video here as an update to the SSP project... Read more
last few days in the mSSP campaign + demo videos!
As you know the past month or so we've been running the mSSP campaign here on kickstarter.
During the campaign we worked on software features and fixed bugs,... Read more
Mac/Windows editor for the mSSP and SSP!
Since the launch of the mSSP kickstarter project last week, we've collected feedback from both mSSP backers and existing SSP users and have decided to add a Mac/Windows... Read more
Launching the Percussa micro SSP (mSSP) this Friday Nov 23rd at 8am PST
We've been thinking for a while to develop a smaller (26HP) and lower cost version of the SSP, called the micro-SSP (mSSP). The past weeks we've been collecting... Read more
Update 12112018 [Delay and Reverb Modules; Bugfixes; Control rate; 8-voice WTO patch]
Hi everyone! It's time for the next software update -
Get the full details at https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-12112018-delay-and-reverb-modules-bugfixes-control-rate-8-voice-wto-patch/522
The update introduces the delay and reverb modules, which have been moved from the global... Read more
Update 13102018 [Physical Membrane Module + Pitch tracking fixes]
Time for another update! In this one we introduce the physical modeling membrane module (PMM) which was a kickstarter stretch goal module. We also provide an example... Read more
Fix 06102018 [Pitch and Freq Mod Inputs of all modules]
This update fixes the issues with frequency setting, pitch tracking and frequency modulation @NeilParfitt reported recently, for the following modules
This update... Read more
Update 30092018 [New arpeggiator module with Clock Multiplier + New sample browser]
Hi all, Time for the next software update!
Get the full details at https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-30092018-new-arpeggiator-module-with-clock-multiplier-new-sample-browser/483
- updated step sequencer so it has a clock output
- fixed clock input of step sequencer so... Read more
Update 16092018 [Multi-Sampler with Mod inputs + Enc Accel]
Time for a new update! See below for the details. Visit https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-16092018-multi-sampler-with-mod-inputs-enc-accel/461 for the full details and download links for the update and related presets.
- Extended sampler so... Read more
Update 04092018 - 3 new modules + copy paste feature + bugfixes!
Time for a new software update! Below is a summary of what's new. For the full story visit the forum at https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-04092018-bus-module-swi-module-and-sdl-module-copy-paste-feature-preset-selection-bugfix/441/2
New Module (1/3) - Bus ... Read more
Update 26082018 - [New Envelope Follower Module, New features in Step Sequencer, workflow improvements and bugfixes]
It's time for another software update! Here is a summary of what's new. For the full story and download links visit https://forum.percussa.com/t/update-26082018
New envelope follower module
We implemented the envelope... Read more
Update 12082018 [MTQ Bugfixes + Encoder Tuning + Sample Xfading + New sample drawing/Zooming code]
It’s time for another update to the SSP software! This one is a big update, here is a summary of all the new cool stuff we added... Read more
Info for developers who want to build VSTs (modules) for the SSP
Today we posted additional details for developers who are interested in creating modules (VST plugins) for the SSP. You can find the details here on the forum - ... Read more
Update 30072018 [VST Support + QuadVCA VST Plugin + BitCrusher + Module Picker]
We have a new software update for the SSP, featuring the following:
- VST2 / VST3 Support (new VST module)
- SDK Delivery (kickstarter goals)
- QuadVCA VST Plugin
- BitCrusher (kickstarter... Read more
Microtonal Quantizer w/ SCALA support - Stretch Goal Module Delivered + 4 more software updates!
We've been super busy the past couple of weeks with implementing features requested by backers, posted in our forum at http://forum.percussa.com/ as well as working on the Microtonal Quantizer... Read more
First SSP Software Update! 08072018
It’s time for the first update to the SSP software! We have been working crazy hard the past week on the software :-) Below is an overview of... Read more
All units shipped, back to software!
Last friday all SSPs were shipped to backers (except pre-orders placed after the kickstarter campaign, those will be shipped this week). As you might have seen on facebook,... Read more
Assembling + Shipping + Software Update!
It's time for a short update :-)
Assembling + Shipping
We've been building SSPs non stop since we shipped the first units and we're pleased to let you... Read more
First SSPs shipped - Production photos and next steps
Today was a special day - we shipped the first SSPs to 7 lucky backers :-) We shipped according the backer number starting with serial number one, low... Read more
Stretch Goal Survey Results, Multitrack Recorder + Preset GUI Update, and First Shipments
It's time again for an update! We got the module voting results, we got a new cool video for youshowing how we extended the recorder to 16... Read more
Shipping and Stretch Goal Surveys + Percussa forum
First of all, a big thank you to all of you for filling out the survey so promptly!
So far, we already received 75% of the surveys back.... Read more
Superbooth demos, Software news, Production Planning and Surveys
A lot has happened since our last update on the SSP:
*** Superbooth demos ***
We just got back from Superbooth in Berlin where we showed two demo... Read more
SSP Manufacturing, Packaging, Backer Surveys, Software and Superbooth news!
A lot has happened since our last update on the SSP kickstarter!
1) electronic parts and assembly
We have all the parts in stock to assemble all the... Read more
Massive update on the SSP's software development - MPE, USB and more
It’s time again for an update on the development of the SSP. The past few weeks a lot has happened!
1) more parts arrived for production of the... Read more
Return of the 4-voice Demo and MIDI Controller Auto-Detection
It's time for another update :-) The past week I decided to focus on MIDI-related features in our SSP software. I wanted to add listboxes to the... Read more
Patcher GUI Update, Internal/External Modulation Demo
The past week myself and Celine worked non-stop on the patching / modulation grid for the SSP software. We wanted to take our time to bring everything together... Read more
Software progress and 6 new hardware testing videos!
This past week myself and Celine have been hard at work on the software. Like I wrote in our last update, we've been working on the SSP's menu... Read more
Front panel finishes, switch caps colours, menu system updates, demo case and more
It’s time for another update! This week the NAMM show is happening in Anaheim, CA, one of the main tradeshows for musical instruments and music technology. We are... Read more
Anodized front panel prototypes; Audio inputs, programmable logic, Buttons, Encoders and More!
First of all we wish you a happy and successful 2018!
We continued working during the holidays, on the bringup of the SSP hardware: as I wrote in... Read more
SSP Prototypes up and Running; Testing in progress
First of all happy holidays, and we wish you a healthy and succesful 2018! We received our SSP prototype PCBs the 22nd of December, together with the... Read more
Front panel prototypes update; T-Shirts shipped!
This past week we received the T-Shirts, and immediately shipped the T-Shirt pledges to all of you who pledged for a T-Shirt, via USPS. You can see... Read more
SSP Stickers, T-shirts and Front panel News!
Hi everyone :-)
The past week myself and Celine have been very busy -
- we've shipped the SSP Stickers to those who have backed the campaign for a sticker (see... Read more
PCBs arrived! and next steps
Exciting news - today we received the PCBs for the SSP. They arrived about an hour ago and I immediately checked the quality of the top and bottom... Read more
PCBs in Production, Next steps
Hi Everyone! Happy Thanksgiving :-)
The PCB design for the SSP is now in production. The design was submitted last friday and I'm expecting the PCBs here in LA in... Read more
SSP PCB Layout Done and Next Steps!
Since the last update I wrote on the PCB Layout, I've been working non stop (7 days a week!) on finalizing the layout and getting it ready for... Read more
Software GUI update #3
It’s Celine here :-) The past week I’ve continued my work on the software GUI for the SSP, and started working on the implementation of the network editor.... Read more
SSP Layout Update #5 - Footprint checking and ADC/DAC re-routing
I spent most of the past week going through my TODO / checklist (40 pages long!), checking footprints, double checking small but important details in the documentation of... Read more
SSP Layout #4 and Software GUI update #2
Last week I finished updating my mechanical design and took the changes I made back into my PCB Layout software. I then updated the position of the components... Read more
SSP Layout #3 and Software GUI update #1
Hi everyone, it’s time again for our weekly update!
Last week I finished routing the first revision of the PCB layout. After that I built a list of all the... Read more
SSP Schematics & Layout Update #2
It’s time for an update!
Last week I told you I had started work on the schematics for the SSP, and did a first placement of all the components on... Read more
SSP Schematics & Layout Update #1
Hi everyone :-)
Bert here, I've been working hard the past week on the schematics and layout of the SSP and progressed well. As you know the design is based... Read more
Programmable Logic, Input Channels and More
The past week I've been evaluating a few different ways to connect the input channels on the SSP to the ARM SoC we're using. My goal is to... Read more
Parts Ordering + Engineering Prep
Bert & Celine here. Thanks again for backing our project and for your support, we really appreciate it!
Since the campaign ended last Sunday we took a little... Read more
Campaign 314% funded - Thanks again to all backers!
Thanks again to all backers and everyone who helped share the project online on social media and through your network of friends!
We're super excited and we look... Read more
Polyphonic Granular Processor Demo #1
Thanks again to all backers who backed the campaign and to all our friends who shared it online :-)
Here is a video demo in which we use 4 granular... Read more
Less than 24 hours to go - help us spread the word to reach stretch goal #3!
Many thanks to all backers from both of us for backing our campaign and for your enthousiasm and support!
We're on our way to stretch goal #3, a... Read more
Stretch goal #2 reached - on to the next stretch goal!
We’re very excited to share with you that we reached Stretch goal #2. Thanks so much to all our backers!
Besides MIDI MPE support, the SSP will now... Read more
Demo VIDEO of Granular Processor (v1), Stretch Goal #2
Today we recorded a short video of the granular processor (version 1 with basic features, see previous kickstarter update) we programmed the past couple of days. You... Read more
Granular Processor V1 Demo (Stretch Goal #2)
Thanks again to all backers for the enthousiasm and support! Only a few days left to back the campaign, so if you want an Percussa SSP Eurorack... Read more
New video demo - 4 voice poly synth on the SSP Prototype
Here is a new video demo for the Percussa SSP Kickstarter, using our functional prototype: a 4 voice poly synth built using 4x Wavetable Osc, 4x ADSR, 1x LFO,... Read more
MIDI MPE goal reached - on to the next stretch goal!
We have some exciting news to share with you: we reached our first stretch goal, MIDI MPE support! A big thank you to all our backers!
We’re now... Read more
MIDI MPE Support Details + Module Group #1 List!
The past couple of days we worked on a proposal for how the MIDI MPE Support will work in the Percussa SSP. Besides that we also came... Read more
Video showing workflow of sampling voice, loading into WT Osc and Modulating
Today we recorded a new video showing the workflow of recording a sample, loading it directly into the Wavetable oscillator, patching an LFO to the WT Osc and... Read more
Conversation II - Demo featuring step sequencers
The above demo was made by request from backers and eurorack enthousiasts, to show what can be done with the step sequencer module. If you have any demo requests send... Read more
New audio demo - Picard's Dream
Hi everyone! Just recorded a new audio demo on our functional protoype of the Percussa SSP: wavetable oscillator with manual tweaking and modulations using LFO and EG, with global delay... Read more
Selected as "Project We Love" by KS
We've got some exciting news - today we were selected by kickstarter as "project we love" :-)
We'll be posting more updates and demo videos as we go... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #1 - MIDI MPE support
Thanks again to all backers who helped the module get funded last friday! We're now well on our way to the first stretch goal, MIDI MPE support -
In case you... Read more
Thanks to all our super awesome backers today for backing and funding the kickstarter! We'll make this module super awesome!