You can dial in your modulation exactly how you want it with:
Level - Attenuverter, positive attenuator or inverted attenuator.
Offset - Add a stable DC offset (positive or negative) to make sure the modulation is in exactly the range you need it.
Glide - Slew your signal to smooth it out for filter response or portamento.
Works great with 1v/oct sources. The through (->) output is a buffered multiple so you can take your sequencers output and use this module to add a interval on a second oscillator.
"It started life as the SVF design (based on the J. Haible discrete 2040 gain cell) which Scott Stites posted over at electro-music in April. I'd been wanting to work with another filter for a while and this one looked interesting, so I started playing with it. I lopped off the audio input section and grafted on the CP3 mixer (moar transistors!) and that's what you're hearing in this rather short clip. It's definitely interesting! A very thick, rich-sounding filter with a lot of different personalities depending on how hard you drive the inputs."
- 30 mA +12V
- 30 mA -12V
- 0 mA 5V
- 45 mm Depth
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The module is equipped with threee inputs and each of them has a level control. The fourth potentiometer O is an offset potentiometer, which generates an offset voltage at the output.
Approximately at 13h-position of the input level potentiometer the channel will start to clip and adds a very transistor-specific sound coloration by saturation.
The module is not limited to mixing and saturating audio signals as you might as well shape control voltgages e.g. altering the shape of an envelope or a LFO and the offest control is very handy for CVs as well.
Under the hood it's a unity-gain op amp mixer, with three unipolar inputs and an output which can be switched between uni- and bi-polar operation using a jumper on the board. the inputs use audio-taper pots while the output is linear to facilitate both modes of operation. care has been taken in the selection of the op amps used to ensure low noise, no signal bleed, and as little added 'color' as possible.
Expander for the Synthesis Technology E350 Morphing Terrarium. Offers access to the phase and glitch modes and includes a passive CV attenuator.
This module consists of three basic sections: first is the attenuverter/offset section at the top. each of the 3 independent attenuators is bipolar and will output a static +/-5v dc voltage (offset) with nothing plugged into its input jack. the corresponding led will indicate your signal's strength and polarity. (red = positive.)
Second is the mixer section in the middle. it's set up as a basic unipolar 4-input unity-gain mixer. the sum of channels 1 & 2 can be removed from the main output by inserting a cable into the jack labelled "1+2", allowing you to use this section as two independent 2-input mixers. the output jacks are marked with black square surrounds. this mixer is designed to handle primarily audio and uses the same op-amps as the mix. it'll handle CVS quite happily, but the inputs aren't matched and you may not get good results with critical signals such as pitch cv.
Finally there is the multiples section across the bottom. on the left are two 1->2 buffered multiples and on the right are two 1->3 passive multiples. the input jack for each section is marked with a black circular surround. the arrows on the panel indicate internal connections between sections. with only buffered input a in use you can distribute a signal to as many as 10 different destinations.
Like all Manhattan Analog modules, the MVP is entirely hand-built using panel-mounted metal-shaft pots and is fully protected from reverse-power accidents.
The audio input of the Steiner Synthasystem VCF is followed by a level control. Via a switch, users can choose the module's high-pass, band-pass or low-pass mode. Two large, very handy potentiometers allow users to comfortably adjust cutoff and resonance. For cutoff modulations, two CV inputs plus attenuators were implemented. Thanks to two outputs, filtered audio material can be sent to several other circuits in parallel.