Re: Inexpensive MIDI-CV?

From dacc
Sent Tue, Jan 28th 1997, 21:52

At 14:16 28/1/1997 -0600, mark verbos wrote:
>Tom Landis wrote:
>>
>> I have a Korg MS10, an MS 20 and  a SQ10.  I'd like to be able to control
>>them
>> from MIDI, but I can't spend more than $100 US.  I can probably get by with a
>> trigger and a one volt-per-octave output that I could use to control just the
>> MS 20.  Any suggestions?
>
>the Korg MS series is not one volt per octave. They respond to the
>Hz/Volts system. Concequently, they are harder to MIDI. I think the Paia
>Fatman has a Hz/Volts CV out though... right?

I think you're right on that, yes. The Doepfer MCV series also handles V/Hz
scalings, as does the Clarity Retro.


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