Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

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Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by FatRocky » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:39 am

I love 4ms modules , i already have PEG. VCA MATRIX, RCD, QCD +EXP, SCM

But i already have several synchable LFO´s from other brands.


May i ask what´s the special thing about the QPLFO that i´m missing?

Is it just that is a very compact group of four synchable LFO´s ?

Or tap buttons?


How does it work as a trigger sequencer?

Thanks
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Post by far » Sun Aug 28, 2016 11:57 am

Confused by what you mean by a trigger sequencer? I'd call a Knit Rider a trigger sequencer.

It is what is this one, manual describes the shapes that can be created quite well. It is limited in that regard, but if you have your squares and sines sorted elsewhere it's a handy module to have.

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Post by Footkerchief » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:07 pm

I had one and sold it. The Batumi is better in every way I can think of.

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Post by far » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:49 pm

Footkerchief wrote:I had one and sold it. The Batumi is better in every way I can think of.
Don't have a Butumi, but the QPLFO has a reset, while keeping your tap/clock sync. The shape between sawtooth(s)/triangle can be shaped by a pot, also unique(?). Plus it has the input to throw whatever in there, wish I had a an oscilloscope to see exactly what happens when I do that. But yeah, it is limited as far as basic shapes but also has a lot going for it.
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Post by far » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:50 pm

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Post by richc90 » Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:36 pm

far wrote:Don't have a Butumi, but the QPLFO has a reset, while keeping your tap/clock sync. The shape between sawtooth(s)/triangle can be shaped by a pot, also unique(?). Plus it has the input to throw whatever in there, wish I had a an oscilloscope to see exactly what happens when I do that. But yeah, it is limited as far as basic shapes but also has a lot going for it.
Batumi has reset/sync, but no waveshaping. But Batumi has so many other features that, for 10HP, it is simply fantastic value.

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Post by suboptimal » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:46 pm

If you're after more LFOs, given that you already have the rest of the suite I think it makes sense to get the QPLFO as well. I've really appreciated the QPLFO's normalization to the QCD and RCD. You can easily get elaborate patches going.

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Post by titanium » Sun Aug 28, 2016 4:55 pm

i got both. i would say with the modules you have you dont really need the qlfoi
, as the only thing it would give you is the option to chamge the shape of the lfo, which batumi cant do. batumi is probably the superior lfo here.

however, since i got a qcd with expander and integrated them with the qlfo is just amazing. so easy to create weird and wonderful cvs out, its ridiculous fun imo.

so depending on what you need, stick with batumi, unless youre willing to go the full mile with the qcd.

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Post by FatRocky » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

far wrote:Confused by what you mean by a trigger sequencer? I'd call a Knit Rider a trigger sequencer.

It is what is this one, manual describes the shapes that can be created quite well. It is limited in that regard, but if you have your squares and sines sorted elsewhere it's a handy module to have.
Hi
i meant mixing all lfos and send the mixed signal to a comparator (or OR combiner) to generate a trigger sequence made up by the combined peaks of each wave...

that´s how i use lfo´s to trigger drum sounds for example

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Post by Footkerchief » Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:17 pm

richc90 wrote:Batumi has reset/sync, but no waveshaping. But Batumi has so many other features that, for 10HP, it is simply fantastic value.
The Batumi may not have waveshaping in the strict technical sense, but it has frequency and phase modulation inputs (depending what mode you're in), which, when cross-modulating the LFOs, makes for much more complex and musically interesting wave shapes than I ever got from the QPLFO's Skew control.

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Post by muffdiver » Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:41 pm

I've been getting a lot of mileage out of my QPLFO / QCD combo lately. I love that I can run the clock from my DAW to QCD and get 4 sync'd LFOs with shifting waveshapes. Sometimes I just tap a tempo into the QCD and make various divisions for the 4 QPLFOs. If I want one out of sync I can just ping that one seperately. Such a flexible combo.

The QPLFO inspired me to sale my PEG. I also have a uLFO, SynthTech e355, and fcuk waverunner LFO. The only that doesn't see much use is the waverunner. But then it doesn't take up much space.

I really like having clockable and non-clockable LFO options as well.

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Leverkusen wrote:In fact I followed his advice and bought Rings on the net retailers - I must say, it's quite not so bad.

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by vqlk » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:13 pm

kinda thinking about getting a batumi, but i reaaally like my qplfo's push buttons
modular go brrrr...

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by far » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:33 pm

Have to say, I still use QPLFO heavily in patches. Great module.

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by vqlk » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:43 pm

pushing those buttons make me feel all techno hahah
modular go brrrr...

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by target_destroyed » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:46 pm

Still rocking a QPLFO as well, the push buttons are definitely slick af and very playable. Underrated module these days.

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by vqlk » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:44 pm

target_destroyed wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:46 pm
Still rocking a QPLFO as well, the push buttons are definitely slick af and very playable. Underrated module these days.
i can't speak for fulk musics, but most popular contemporary music is about TIMING Imvho... wait a second :D haha
modular go brrrr...

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Re: Do i get 4ms QPLFO if already have several other LFO´s?

Post by daphnid » Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:17 am

I have one laying around. It's a beastly module in terms of size/weight! One of the on/off buttons is broke, which I think is common. Makes your modular look like an OS Star Trek console. Just realized how similar the trajectory of eurorack tech is to the trajectory of Star Trek tech. Over the course of 20 years everything has gotten sleeker and screens have largely replaced blinking lights.

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