Bug description (state clearly and simply): QVCA gets to “qvca” screen" and doesn’t load anything else.
Steps to reproduce (use numbered list): Yes this happens every single time on one of my presets. I simply load the vst in an empty slot, select the qvca with the encoder button, go into the P page, and I can see “qvca” screen but nothing else. Just “qvca” background with no other options.
Software version (blank if unknown): most recent
Type (major or minor): major. qvca isn’t working in this preset. Not only that, but i cannot “exit” the 'qvca" screen. no other buttons work.
It is working just fine, but you have to route signals to the qvca module in the grid or it won’t do anything. I provided a preset together with the update, put that preset on your card and load it up and look at how the qvca is patched to the LFOs.
The qvca user interface just shows 16 scopes, 8 for the inputs and 8 for the outputs. There are no controls to tweak. The module basically multiplies signals and outputs the multiplied result, and it does that 4 times in parallel.
When you are on the qvca in the network grid and press the P-page button you will see the qvca user interface. Press the p-page button again (as explained in the update notes) to bring up the user interface of the vst module again where you can load/unload plugins. This is how you “exit” the qvca screen.
Note that if you have a blank preset and put the VST module in it, and then go to the P-page, just selecting the qvca doesn’t do anything. You have to push the encoder to load it or press the Load 1 softkey. The Load 2 soft key is used for loading programs, after the VST plugin is loaded. The qvca plugin only has one (default) program.
@bert unfortunately you’re wrong buddy. I’ll upload a youtube video for you to see. it’s uploading right now.
In the meantime, you can certainly replicate this bug.
Load VST. DO NOT CONNECT IT. go into P page. select QuadVCA. Go into P page again… you will see a screen with no grid, that says “qvca” in lowercase letters. There is NO WAY to exit this screen. video incoming.
Yep, looks like if no connections are established before trying to enter the QVCA UI, it will halt.
This kind of thing is to be expected. Something as complex as VST integration is bound to have some bugs and bumps. The amount of work needed to get to this point is pretty staggering. These kinds of things are just little bugs that in the grand scheme of things are scarcely bumps in the road.
you are right, if you don’t connect any signal to the qvca and go to the P-page you end up in the user interface of the qvca module and cannot get out of it. So this is a bug. Thanks for catching this. I’ll fix this as soon as I can.
In the meantime, just patch signals to the qvca and you’re fine. At least one signal does the trick.
@bert all good, that was the plan. Glad I could help forward the development. I’m very eager to see how many vsts/modules the community/you can implement into the SSP. I would much rather use the SSP than my alternative DSP modules. Looking forward to future functions!
I get the same frozen screen as the youtube video shows above. QVCA crash
I went to a blank module, loaded up Pvca and it loads fine. I enabled 2 inputs just for fun.
I click on the P menu to pull up options and it freezes on the qvca screen and nothing comes out.
I’m not sure why it says Pvca instead of qvca. Plugins folder is created and has the file name as qvca. Created 7/6/2019, maybe it’s an old file? Pretty sure I updated everything to the latest version last month. Currently the plugins are set to open as txt files using Notebook, is there a better app I could download to edit the SO files?