Spectrum Analyzer

This is making me crazy, lol!!!

I received a book for Christmas that had a note to frequency chart. It stated that its best not to go lower than E1 for a sub bass as most speakers won't register it. 

 

It's frequency chart and the ones i find online state that E1 is 41Hz

 

When i pull up Ableton and generate a sine wav at that frequency it says that its in-fact E0???

 

Ive tried all combinations playing E0 in the piano roll, different synths etc and get the same results.

 

So to test yourselves simply drop an operator  followed by the spectrum analyzer.  Play an E0 into the piano roll and look at the hump generated in the analyzer. Does yours produce a hump at 42Hz and state the key is E0?

 

To put this in a nutshell the official note to frequency charts indicate e0 as being 20 Hz wheras when in ableton its reading as 41 Hz????

 

Have i lost my mind?

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a lone sideline 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • a lone sideline
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    Hmmm after a few more tests it just seems  Ableton are calling C0  C-1.

     

    I guess its best to simply look at the frequencies.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • bramstoy
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    • Live's midi is transposed an octave for whatever reason.
    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • Hauke
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    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Funk N. Furter
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    Yes, Live uses a different system, a Midi one, so everything is an octave out.

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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