Katana MK2 - Gumtown's Katana MK2 FxFloorBoard Editor

Started by gumtown, October 09, 2019, 02:04:59 PM

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gumtown

The Katana MK2 has a very different internal memory/address structure from the predecessor.
It is a departure from the GT-100 address layout which the GT-1/GT-1B also used.

The structure is much more compacted, with all the GT deadwood chopped out, a patch data file is now less than half the size of a Mk1 Katana.
The *.tsl files from "Tone Studio for Katana MK2" are of a different format now too,
rather than a text parameter description followed with a numeric value,
the file structure is made of grouped system exclusive sequential data strings.

Which comes to Katana FxFloorBoard editor,
and will the current FW3 version work with the MK2 Katana?
simply put... NO.

will MK2 BTS *.tsl patch files open in FxFloorBoard?
NO.. not yet.

Will the MK1 FW3 FxFloorBoard editor get updated to load MK2 BTS patch files?
Yes.

Will there be a Katana MK2 FxFloorBoard coming?
Yes.

Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/

admin

QuoteThe *.tsl files from "Tone Studio for Katana MK2" are of a different format now too,

FWIW, a basic review appears unlike prior BTS versions which relied on using "Adobe AIR" as the foundation,



Boss Tone Studio for Katana MK2 is using JQuery UI JavaScript Library
https://api.jqueryui.com/
QuotejQuery UI is a curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library. Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.
https://jqueryui.com/

and

https://github.com/jquery/sizzle/wiki
QuoteSizzle.js is a JavaScript library that implements a "CSS selector engine designed to be easily dropped in to a host library.




BuleriaChk

I just purchased a Katana Head Mk 2.  Boss Tone Studio works correctly (Win 11 Pro - all computers, newest updates)

1.  Dell Aliewnware R2 -  FxFloorboard  (Katana Mk2) comes up, but will not connect (connect light flashing).
2.  Dell XPS-15 - FxFloorboard (Katana Mk2) hangs at Initializing... goes no further.

If you can fix these issues, you definitely get a donation  :)

gumtown

In the FxFloorBoard menu Preferences/Midi check that "KATANA CTRL" is selected for both midi input and output devices, then press OK.
It should restart and connect.

Try selecting the launch icon with a right mouse click and choose "run as administrator"

Let me know how that goes, so we can work through it.
Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/

gumtown

Thank You for your donation :-)
Another scenario for the app hanging on startup can also be your antivirus being over zealous,
you can try adding an exception for Katana FxFloorBoard to your antivirus (it may already notify you that it blocked the app, or not notify).

Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/

BuleriaChk

Working OK on my XPS-13 and Alienware R2 (both thru a USB-C bus) which is all I really need.
I guess the xps-15 is weird or something.  Great job; hope you'll do it for the Boss Dual Cube LX (which arrives tomorrow)....

Elantric

Mr CORDY covers Gumtowns Katana MKII FX Floor Board Editor with Sneaky Amps


gumtown

Quote from: Elantric on July 21, 2023, 11:27:17 PMMr CORDY covers Gumtowns Katana MKII FX Floor Board Editor with Sneaky Amps



Nice to see it being showcased,
 but he doesn't mention much about it, or any link on where to get.
Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/

siwy_boss

#8
Hello, any idea why I get no sound as soon as I select Custom preamp type?
(Katana 100 MKII, latest firmware, latest FX FLoorBoard, macOS 13)

https://ibb.co/64k57bW

I can hear my Katana and can preview every amp/effect but as soon as I select "Custom" preamp type from the list I can hear nothing.

Thanks!

Gitarzysta

Elantric

#9
Locating correct current version of appropriate FX FLOORBOARD  app at Sourceforge is extremely  daunting task

I can not locate the 64 bit version of KATANA MKII FX FLOORBOARD

https://sourceforge.net/projects/fxfloorboard/files/KatanaFxFloorBoard/Katana%20FxFloorboard%20for%20MK2%20Desktop/Katana_MK2_FxFloorBoard_FW2_windows_32-bit_installer.exe/download

gumtown

#10
Tidied up a few descriptions now.  :)

The 32 bit version was a special request for a windows 7 -32 bit user,
generally all versions are 64 bit unless stated otherwise.
Link to Katana mk2 FxFloorBoard app here:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/fxfloorboard/files/KatanaFxFloorBoard/Katana%20FxFloorboard%20for%20MK2%20Desktop/
Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/

gumtown

Quote from: siwy_boss on October 06, 2023, 09:46:17 AMHello, any idea why I get no sound as soon as I select Custom preamp type?
(Katana 100 MKII, latest firmware, latest FX FLoorBoard, macOS 13)

https://ibb.co/64k57bW

I can hear my Katana and can preview every amp/effect but as soon as I select "Custom" preamp type from the list I can hear nothing.

Thanks!

Gitarzysta

The latest FxFloorBoard for Mk2 version does not have the "Custom" preamp (was removed for the latest edition),  it was removed in the last V2 Katana firmware update.

Free "GR-55 FloorBoard" editor software from https://sourceforge.net/projects/grfloorboard/