what does the control do to stg.vca?

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what does the control do to stg.vca?

Post by jake » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:36 am

is there a manual i cant find one on the net and i bought my vca used so i cant find one

anyone know where one is ? :despair:
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Post by mikecameron » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:08 am

Just like any other VCA. CONTROL is for the control signal that opens the VCA.

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Post by jake » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:33 am

what do you mean ? :hmm:
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Post by mamonu » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:51 am

usually you put there a cv coming from an envelope.

but you can put whatever CV you want. (LFOs/random stuff etc...)

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Post by suitandtieguy » Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:20 am

a VCA is basically a level control. signal goes into the signal input, then its level is controlled via a signal fed into the control input, then the attenuated (or amplified, if the control signal exceeds 5v) signal is presented at the output jack.
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Post by lilakmonoke » Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:13 pm

just got a .vca as well ... sounds awesome again. i compared it to cwejman an oakley and it wins so its another triple thumbs up module. two questions:

- ac/dc switch refers to cv or in signal?

- is it supposed to distort above a certain level like the .mix or is it clean all the way? i think im hearing a slight distortion but want to confirm this.

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Post by Oldstench » Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:00 pm

lilakmonoke wrote:i compared it to cwejman an oakley and it wins so its another triple thumbs up module.
I'm interested in this observation. What makes it better than cwejman/oakley?

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Post by lilakmonoke » Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:19 pm

i ran a few monophonic sequences through these three vcas and the .vca is the most natural sounding. its hard to describe but the oakley classic vca saturates more towards the top end of the envelope and sounds also very smooth. the cwejman vca-4mx is very clean but clips when overloaded suddenly. its also semiexponential so it accentuates more. the .vca saturates earlier than the oakley and also with a more natural tone, its just perfect for sequenced synth lines. its really amazing how different they all sound once you compare then directly.

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Post by lilakmonoke » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:05 pm

i just recorded it to listen to it again and i have to say the oakley and the .vca are really close. the .vca just sounds a little better to my ears. same sequence: no1 oakley, no2 .vca, no3 vca-4mx


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Post by kuxaan-sum » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:27 pm

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lilakmonoke wrote:the .vca is the most natural sounding.
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