Re: [AH] Is VC Resonance a "useful" feature?

From Nicholas Keller
Sent Sat, Jan 25th 2014, 22:29

On my A-124 Wasp filter, I installed a VCA insert loop into the feedback pat=
h as was mentioned here earlier.  I did this for all my modular filters that=
 had no VCQ (and other monosynths I own: Cat SRM, 303, 101)

Nick



> On Jan 25, 2014, at 2:41 PM, Kenny Balys <kenny@beatkamp.com> wrote:
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> Thats true in isolation but most of us have several filter options.
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> I absolutely _need_ to have 1 or 2 different filters with a modulation cap=
ability for Q (and do)
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> Also I have two filters that have no such option:
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> - Doepfer A-124 Wasp filter; it can sweep from LP to HP but no QCV
> - Doepfer A-104 Trautonium Formant Filter; no QCV but really special textu=
res animate themselves under hand control
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> In the end, if I am leaving for Alpha Proxima on Colony Ship 1 and I can o=
nly take a single VCF module, it is damn well going to be one with CV into e=
verything.
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> A good design speaks for itself; with or without QCV.
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>> On 25.01.14 6:56 PM, djstorm wrote:
>> Maybe the better question to ask is what you would be trading off to keep=

>> it in?  i.e. everyone wants VC resonance when they're not giving up any
>> other functionality on the same module.
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>>> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:40 PM, Paul Schreiber <synth1@airmail.net> wr=
ote:
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>>> Thinking ahead to new filter designs.......
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>>> Both the '440 and '480 have VC Resonance inputs. But, and let's be hones=
t:
>>> are they *used* all that much? One filter more than the other?
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>>> Doing this adds cost/board space that I could use elsewhere.
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>>> The only patch that comes to mind is adding a Velocity to Res, so that t=
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>>> harder you play, the more resonance you have. But I think 95% of modular=

>>> owners do not 'play' them that way.
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>>> Thoughts?
>>> Paul S.
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