Ketron released a library of "new SD1 styles" that are being offered for sale .
The styles in this library were born on the XD9 design . Right ?
>>>AJ: Correct. The new Flash styles soon to be made available were designed uniquely for the SD1.
From what I gather , a ketron club in Europe is giving styles away and saying that they are the XD9 styles converted for SD1 users.
>>>AJ: Complete convertion (which utilizes most SD1 loops) cannot be possible at this time due to the missing audio loops that are unique to the X-series and not yet created for the SD1 (OS 3.0c or lower). It would be like converting a SD1 style for a Yamaha Pro keyboard - the drum 2 track will be completely missing and in most cases, the style would sound 'empty', unlike the original. However when you purchase these similar styles from Ketron/distributor, the style disk will come with the apporpriate audio (.ins) loops that will also have to be loaded whenever this style is to be used. OS4.0 will minimize this.
Is the library being offered for sale by Ketron going around for free ?
>>>AJ: Officially, No. Unless someone purchases them and makes copies.