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SC Electric Guitar



Realtime Performance
Video



All Strings Multi with Fretboard Monitor
Video demo



SC USER'S MANUAL
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SC Controller Chart
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Prominy virtual instrument:
SC Electric Guitar

"Produces amazingly realistic guitar parts."
"Very easy to learn how to execute fluid, real-time performances."
"Fun to play!"
"Sounds fan-bloody-tastic!"
- Sound on Sound Magazine


price: $399.00

Kontakt 4 Player included - No sampler required!



SC VIDEO DEMOS

Underwater World Realtime Pickup Selector
and
Auto Stroke Detection
1981 Barricade



SC AUDIO DEMOS
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(composed by Akihito Okawa)
Mr. SC

(programmed by Akihito Okawa)
J.S. Bach Invention 4

(composed by Akihito Okawa)
Lake Forest
The Barricade

(composed by Hozo Okazaki)
Another World
Cryin'
It's About You



The true sound of Fender® Stratocaster® includes
over 64 Giga-bytes*, approx. 123,000 samples.

SC Electric Guitar enables you to compose and create natural guitar tracks that imitate real guitar playing!

Main Features:
- Incredible real-time playability - SC SPM (Super Performance Multi)
- All the five pick-up positions can be reproduced.
- Fretboard Monitor
- Real chords - the extensive number of the 'real' pre-recorded chord samples
- Auto Stroke Detection
- Feedback
- Assignable Key Switch
- Double-Tracking
- The lower note samples (low C - low D#) are included.
- Direct signals from the guitar*
- Perfect sampled sounds of all fret positions on every string.
- Picking noises are recorded in multiple forms on all frets and strings.*1

Data size: 35 GB ( = 64 GB* of ,wav files)
44kHz/24bit


* Amp simulator is not included in the product.
* SC uses the Lossless Sample Compression format 'NCW' with real-time encoding. The data size after the installtion is approx. 35 GB that equals 64 GB of .wav files.


Incredible real-time playability - SC SPM (Super Performance Multi)
With SC SPM (Super Performance Multi), you can play ultra realistic guitar performance in real-time. SC SPM is more advanced, playable, and flexible. You can access the expansive number of the playing techniques instantly without stopping your performance and create convincing guitar tracks very quickly.

Single note Realtime Legato Slide
Single note Realtime Hammer-on & Pull-off
Single note vibrato (deep & light)
Single note mute & picking noise
Single note gliss down
Single note gliss up
Picking Tremolo
Trill
Pinch harmonics
5th-dyad chord Realtime Legato Slide
5th-dyad chord vibrato
5th-dyad chord mute & picking noise
5th-dyad chord whammy bar with pinch harmonics
5th-dyad chord gliss down (fast & slow)
4th-dyad chord Realtime Legato Slide
4th-dyad chord vibrato
4th-dyad chord mute & picking noise
4th-dyad chord gliss down
4th to 5th-dyad chord hammer-on
5th to 4th-dyad chord pull-off

Unison bend
Special FX (scrape, whammy bar, etc.)
Feedback
Fret noise
Pick stop noise
Bridge mute noise
Position change noise
Natural Harmonics

Power chord Realtime Legato Slide
Power chord mute
Power chord picking noise

Octave Realtime Legato Slide
Octave picking noise

Various chords (Real chords)

String 3 root flat5th-dyad chord
String 3 root major 3rd dyad chord
String 3 root major 3rd dyad chord whammy bar
String 3 root major 3rd dyad chord gliss down

etc.


All the pick-up positions can be reproduced
We modified the Stratocaster®so we can record the three direct signals from the neck, middle, and bridge pick-up simultaneously via separate output jacks. Each sound of the pick-up microphones was perfectly sampled and all the five pick-up positions can be reproduced.

neck position
neck-middle position
middle position
bridge-middle position
bridge position

You can also change the mix balance of each pick-up microphone.

SC Electric Guitar reproduces even the switching noise of the pickup selector!


Fretboard Monitor
SPM automatically selects a proper string / fret position depending on the situation. You can also change the string manually by key switches. The Fretboard Monitor visualizes the current fret position / playing technique you are playing.

Auto Stroke Detection
With SPM's Auto Stroke Detection feature, SPM automatically detects the current beat position and identify proper stroke direction (down or up). There are several stroke detection modes and you can also control stroke direction manually.

Real chords
The extensive number of the 'real' chord samples makes your guitar tracks very convincing.

- major, minor, 7th, minor 7th, major 7th , add 9th, 7th-9th, major 7th-9th, sus 4th, dim 7th, aug, #9th, minor 9th, major 3rd vibrato with / without picking harmonics, open chords, power chords (besides 5th-dyad chord), etc.

Guitar chord sound which is emulated using single note samples does not sound real. SC Electric Guitar includes the huge number of 'real' recorded (in other words, 'pre-recorded' or 'pre-played') chord samples. Each chord instrument can be used as a SPM instrument and you can instantly access the various types of guitar chords.

Prominy's guitar libraries are the only ones which inlude such a huge number of the 'real' chord samples.

Feedback
In actual guitar performance, you get feedback sound when a heavily distorted tone is played in front of (or a certain position from) the amplifier. SC Electric Guitar reproduces the feedback sound. The pitch and fade time of feedback can be changed.

Assignable Key Switch
All the SPM instruments have Assignable Key Switch feature which enables you to assign any key switches to each SPM instrument. You can combine any SPM instruments to SPM multi as needed and assign key switches, and create your own SPM setting.

SC Electric Guitar includes a huge number of the guitar playing techniques, and most of them are available as SPM instruments.

Double-Tracking
This is a technique which is frequently used in recording guitar tracks. It gives the guitar track a nice, wide-spread stereo images and thickness. With SC Electric Guitar, you can reproduce it very easily just by loading 'SPM double-tracking instruments'. No identical samples are played simultaneously in both channels. You don't need a stereo delay or tweaking your midi data to emulate the double-tracking.

Low note samples included
SC Electric Guitar includes the lower note samples (low C - low D#) and is suitable for a wide range of musical genres.

Realtime Legato Slide
Realtime Legato Slide feature using 'real' legato samples is available in single note, 5th-dayd chord, 4th-dyad-chord, and octave-dyad, and power chord instruments. With SC's Realtime Legato Slide feature, you are able to get perfectly real expressions of the human finger's legato slide which can not be reproduced with slide emulation by changing pitch.

Direct signals from the guitar
You can make your own guitar sound so it suits the music genre you're working with by adding your favorite amplifier simulator.

Picking noises are recorded in multiple forms on all frets and strings
Picking noises made while playing a guitar is one of the most important characteristics that identify a live guitar recording. That is why we took great care in capturing many variations of picking noises. Adding these noises, with consideration to timing and picking style, will make your guitar tracks sound natural. When you use picking noise sampled from a different position of the fret board than the one you're applying it to, the result is an unnatural sound because the noise will not harmonize with the original note's sustain sound.

Other features
- Expansive number of playing techniques, extreme power of expression that no other guitar library has captured before

- The world's most powerful and largest library of a single instrument includes;
Single note, 5th-dyad chord, 4th-dyad chord, octave, power chords, vibrato, single bend, unison bend, stationary bend, double bend, legato slide, pinch harmonic, various chords, picking noises, whammy bar, special FX, etc.

- Kontakt 4 Player included -No sampler required!




*1- except some playing techniques

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"WOW, Prominy is in a league of it's own!! It really gives you the flexibility to create realistic guitar parts, down to the slightest nuance. Very impressive!"


Greg Bieck
(Hall and Oates, Beyonce, Kenny G, Ricky Martin, Savage Garden, etc.)

"There is nothing else out there with this level of sophistication. The interface is easy to use and I was composing within 5 minutes after installing it!"

Eddie Wohl
(Anthrax, Fuel, Ill Nino, Smile Empty Soul, etc.)

"It's absolute magic for any composer who needs to add guitar to their work"


Guy Allison
(Doobie Brothers, Air Supply, Moody blues, etc.)


"The attention to detail and tonal quality is hands down the best I have heard.No one can believe these guitar parts are being played on a keyboard!!!"

Allen Morgan
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