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Does the Instrument 1 need to "break in"?

I just got my Instrument 1, so this might be a question of not having enough practice yet

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I just got my Instrument 1 today, and I'm running wondering if it needs to "break in". I've been trying out the guitar & slide presets and noticed the following:

  • The bridge is very clicky, and the amount of pressure/travel required to trigger a strum is inconsistent
  • I can't get a feel for when string bending is actually working. Additionally, it doesn't seem like I'm getting a lot of range for the aftertouch sensitivity, no matter what I set the preset to.


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I get the same problem...
So far the Instrument 1 is absolutely fantastic, but the fretless+slide feature doesn't seem to work.
I don't know if it's a firmware update thing, but I hope it gets fixed soon.

Please let us know!

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Wanted to check in about this!

Can we please have a response from Artiphon?

I just received my I1, purchased from Bax Music in Spain, and speaking of breaking in, I noticed that the sensor pads for the 6th string have noticeably less sensitivity to touch compared with the other string sensors. In fact I have to really slam my fingers down, and even then the higher notes don''t always sound.

Is this a common issue, and is it just a matter of playing it in, or is my I1 defective?

For the moment I've only had time to try it with the Artiphon app on my iPad Pro. 

I have adjusted all the relevant settings in the app, and the other string sensors seem to react very differently, so the problem is specifically with the 6th string sensors. 

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