Erica Synths Black Wavetable VCO!!!

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Post by franman69 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:37 am

Got mine about 10 days ago from Perfect Circuit.. CV into VCA works fine. I love the sound and the versatile sub out. Really fun to plug both outputs into Warps and let fun stuff happen. My only complaint is that tuning isn't maintained between power cycles... A bit of a pain to have to retune every time I power up... but love the sound of this piece. Very thick, versatile and powerful voice.

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Post by High Wolf » Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:49 am

They're sold out pretty much everywhere...any idea when it'll be back in stock?

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Post by Torn n Frayed » Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:25 am

High Wolf wrote:They're sold out pretty much everywhere...any idea when it'll be back in stock?
Matttech has them in stock.

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Post by High Wolf » Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:13 pm

Thanks, I checked yesterday I thought I saw it was sold out there too...

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Post by Torn n Frayed » Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:22 pm

High Wolf wrote:Thanks, I checked yesterday I thought I saw it was sold out there too...
Just checked, looks like it's in stock.

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Post by Rafi » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:02 pm

My unit seems to have Bitcrush CV on LED 1 and FM CY on LED 3... It does have Bank surf CV on LED 2 and VCA CV on LED 4 as shown in the manual...

Anyone else?


LOVE this thing by the way! :headbang:

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Post by Funky40 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:38 pm

need to repeat myself:
if it just had a sync input ..........



it sounds so awesome.
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Post by matttech » Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:23 am

High Wolf wrote:Thanks, I checked yesterday I thought I saw it was sold out there too...
It was. The delivery arrived on Thursday, later in the day :tu:

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Post by Rafi » Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:44 pm

Also... flipping Coarse/Fine switch 4 times does not save the program bank I selected. Now instead of loading bank program 0 (like it did when I first installed the module), it loads bank program 8.

Any thoughts on how the switch flipping works?

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Post by High Wolf » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:33 am

Funky40 wrote:need to repeat myself:
if it just had a sync input ..........



it sounds so awesome.
Yeah I feel the same, and still traumatized by when I bought the Loquelic Iteritas and one month later v2 came out with sync input...

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Post by soundslikejoe » Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:45 am

Considering and studying this module.... was thinking about the new e330, but the Sub-out and expansion slot for EBWtbl seems like win.

Anymore info about the expansion roms? Are latest units shipping with current firmware updates? More patch examples from users?

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Post by Outtatune » Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:52 pm

The sub out is pretty cool and I find myself using a different setting depending on the base wavefrom. The 3 sub out options are base -1 octave, base -2 octaves, and some weird Erica mad sound unrelated to the base waveform (except for pitch) for the third. Modulating the mix between the base and sub is also interesting.
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Post by absolve » Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:59 pm

Rafi wrote:My unit seems to have Bitcrush CV on LED 1 and FM CY on LED 3... It does have Bank surf CV on LED 2 and VCA CV on LED 4 as shown in the manual...

Anyone else?


LOVE this thing by the way! :headbang:
It doesn't have CV control over Bitcrush and FM? That's odd. Is the attenuator too low?

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Post by p@@@nts » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:50 am

So each time this module gets powered up, it returns to the same tuning regardless of where it was before power down?, correct? If so, does it at least power up set to a standard-ish tuning, like A=440?

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Post by tthogs » Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:06 pm

p@@@nts wrote:So each time this module gets powered up, it returns to the same tuning regardless of where it was before power down?, correct? If so, does it at least power up set to a standard-ish tuning, like A=440?
Apparently, the firmware update addresses this problem. I emailed Erica about it and they wrote this back "You can update a firmware using Pico Drum programmer and this app: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... fgnldbpolf"

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Post by Outtatune » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:10 pm

Demo of the sub out of the Erica Synths Black Wavetable Oscillator. Minutes <1, <2, and <3 (roughly) are sub position 3, 2, and 1. From minute 3 it is position 3 with a kick from Peaks. Semi-random notes are from a QBit Octone.

Wave, sub mix level, and filter frequency are being slowly modulated by a Batumi. Filter is a WMD/SSF Pole Zero.

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Post by soundslikejoe » Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:30 pm

Rafi wrote:My unit seems to have Bitcrush CV on LED 1 and FM CY on LED 3... It does have Bank surf CV on LED 2 and VCA CV on LED 4 as shown in the manual...

Anyone else?


LOVE this thing by the way! :headbang:
Mine has the same.... Bitcrush CV on LED 1 and FM CV on LED 3.

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Post by patilon » Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:39 am

is there a possibility to somehow go through the wavetables without the smooth morphing?
thinking about if this could replace my ph mk1 but choosing between stepped and smooth morphing
feels quite essential to me on a wavetable module.

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Post by soundslikejoe » Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:43 am

If memory serves.... you can send stepped CV into the WAVE CV input to create the effect. Also the Bank CV setting is always stepped....

Would be nice the we could have more flexibility though! Personally, I would like a smooth morphing between Bank CV changes too.

Something makes me think neither of these will happen....

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Post by patilon » Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:56 am

thanks!

i thought of stepped cvs too, just don´t know if the effect is really the same.

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Post by soundslikejoe » Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:08 am

I'd like to hear more patches with EBWTBL. Seems like something different than this thread, so made a separate topic.

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If you have any recordings (demos, performances, soundcloud) please link them and describe the patch. Interested to hear more with this module....

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Post by patilon » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:42 am

just to be sure.. i guess the piston honda roms can´t be used with the black wavetable?

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Post by Torn n Frayed » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:49 am

patilon wrote:just to be sure.. i guess the piston honda roms can´t be used with the black wavetable?
Hell no!

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Post by patilon » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:42 pm

haha thanks!
really would have been too nice IF!! :ripbanana:
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Post by waveglider » Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:38 am

NEED MOAR ROMZ!

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