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Post by teambanzai » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:24 pm

:goo: should have just waited to hear a reply instead of let me curiosity get me. After stripping bits off and rechecking each part I deduced that it was one or two smd resistors that were acting up. Switched them out, had it "working" as in it didn't just attenuate for about 2 minutes, then my dumb ass accidentally bridged something when testing to make sure voltages were going through.....pop-goes-the-weasel, smoked it. Thru-hole resistor burned up and the something else went pop. Go me! :doh: Replaced the resistor and now nothing goes through. Not sure what else got fried and at this point I am ready to just start fresh. I plan to order replacement bits and possibly another PCB just in case i messed this one up somehow in my (doubtful but we shall see).

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Post by andrewF » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:05 am

Statues

Not trying to get all MI-y with the name, it comes from the children's game also known as Red Light Green Light.

This is a 1 to 8 multiplexor....or multiplexer if you prefer....with a thru and hold circuit attached to each output. the active output is chosen by whichever combination of the x00, 0x0 & 00x inputs is high. You can put any signal into these, crossing 1V will send it high. In the demo video, I used the /2, /4 & /8 outputs from a Divide & Conquer which gives it a regular 1-8 count. Using any old signals will give a more random effect but patterns will still emerge.
IN is the signal getting processed.
This module can be used to process CV and/or audio signals.

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Post by ArboriaAuralist » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:03 am

Wow, I'm really liking the concept of Statues! Consider that added to my near-future list.

And apropos of nothing in particular, I'm also enjoying how my youtube recommendation algorithm is categorising your videos:
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Post by teambanzai » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:02 pm

Success! Delay No More is working! This is a killer module. :yay: :yay:

Now to decide which NLC PCB+Panel combo to get next.

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Post by whyfarer » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:54 pm

teambanzai wrote:Success! Delay No More is working! This is a killer module. :yay: :yay:

Now to decide which NLC PCB+Panel combo to get next.
Congrats - have fun now. I think Delay No More maybe my first foray into NLC land but I'm quite excited for continuing that journey afterwards. So many wild modules to choose from that are so very different from most of the euro offerings. :banana:


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Post by andrewF » Wed May 23, 2018 9:08 pm

it's 555 resonator is back, eurorack specific and matched transistors

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Post by maaaks » Fri May 25, 2018 4:34 am

The 555 sounds great! Would love to hear some more demos.

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It's 555 demo

Post by n0rd » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:17 am

NLC It's 555 demo:

https://soundcloud.com/subconsciousincl ... s-555-demo

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/453066312" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]

0:00
Tri into "It's 555" (Tri raw first then "It's 555")
Manual tweaking of "It's 555" level and width of stage 1 to 5.


0:43
Saw into "It's 555".
LFO1 (/2) --> It's 555 CV1
LFO2 (/3) --> It's 555 CV2
LFO3 (/4) --> It's 555 CV4
LFO4 (x1) --> It's 555 CV5
"It's 555" --> OUT. (Adjusting depth of each CV).


1:32
Saw into "It's 555".
Hypster X --> It's 555 CV1
Sloth --> It's 555 CV2
Hypster Y --> It's 555 CV3
Hypster Z --> It's 555 CV4
Hypster U --> It's 555 CV5
"It's 555" --> OUT. (Manual tweaking of Hypster pots).


2:28
Sine into "It's 555".
Sloth --> It's 555 CV2
Sloth --> It's 555 CV4
Sloth --> It's 555 CV-ALL
"It's 555" --> Serious Filter --> OUT.


3:11
White noise into "It's 555".
Sloth --> It's 555 CV3
LFO1 --> It's 555 CV4
LFO2 --> It's 555 CV-ALL
"It's 555" --> OUT.


3:28
Drums into "Env follower" --> into "It's 555".
Sloth --> It's 555 CV2
Sloth --> It's 555 CV3
Env follower --> It's 555 CV-ALL
"It's 555" --> OUT. (First just drums, then both, then just "It's 555" etc).


4:04
Tri into "It's 555".
Sloth --> "It's 555" CV ALL.
It's 555" --> OUT1 --> Serious Filter --> Out LEFT.
It's 555" --> OUT2 --> Ripples --> Out RIGHT.
Tri --> Optodist --> OUT (Left & Right).
Hyperchaos Deleuxe X --> Serious Filter CV.
Hyperchaos Deleuxe Y --> Ripples CV.


:party:

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Kareishuu VCO demo

Post by n0rd » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:34 am

NLC Kareishuu VCO demo:
https://soundcloud.com/subconsciousincl ... u-vco-demo

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/453070026" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]

0:00
Raw oscillator waves.
Sine, Tri, PWM (with manual PW), Square


0:11
Raw oscillator waves being FM'ed with CEM3340 sine wave with manual sweep of pitch.

1:21
Kareishuu VCO Tri + SWM --> Mixer --> OUT.
LFO --> Kareishuu PWM.
CEM3340 Tri Kareishuu FM IN. (Fades in later).
O&C pitch to both Kareishuu and CEM3340 with manual tweaking.


2:43
Kareishuu VCO1 PWM --> Mixer1.
Kareishuu VCO1 Square --> Divide & Conquer 3/2--> Mixer1.
Mixer1 --> Serious Filter --> OUT Left.

Kareishuu VCO2 PWM --> Mixer2.
Kareishuu VCO2 Square --> Divide & Conquer 3/2--> Mixer2.
Mixer2 --> Ripples --> OUT Right.

LFO1 --> Serious Filter CV. (Manual depth fade in).
LFO2 --> Ripples CV. (Manual depth fade in and phase).
Sloth --> Kareishuu 1 & 2 PWM.
O&C --> Kareishuu 1 & 2 1V/Oct.


4:20
Kareishuu VCO Tri --> VCA --> OUT.
Env1 --> VCA.
Env2 --> Kareishuu FM IN.
Manual adjust of env times and Kareishuu "Self Mod".


4:47
Kareishuu VCO1 Tri --> VCA1 --> uBurst left (delay & reverb) --> OUT Left.
Kareishuu VCO2 Tri --> VCA2 --> uBurst right (delay & reverb) --> OUT Right.

Klee CVA --> O&C --> Kareishuu 1 Pitch.
Klee CVB --> O&C --> Kareishuu 2 Pitch.
Klee Bus1 --> Env1 --> VCA1.
Klee Bus3 --> Env2 --> VCA2.

Manual tweaking of Kareishuu 1 & 2 "Self Mod", Klee sequencer and delay.


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Re: Kareishuu VCO demo

Post by rimbod » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:04 pm

n0rd wrote:NLC Kareishuu VCO demo:
Fantastic demo.

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Post by andrewF » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:01 am

still prototyping but looking good

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This is the spice output over approx 24 hours. The mold out peaks softly every 8 hours or so.

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Re: Kareishuu VCO demo

Post by n0rd » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:09 am

rimbod wrote:
n0rd wrote:NLC Kareishuu VCO demo:
Fantastic demo.
Cheers :guinness:
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Post by OlivierWah » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:28 pm

Oh my god. I dont know why, but I want so much that phaser.

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Post by sixty_n » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:38 pm

The little vactrol light box made out of the board connectors is such a great idea and a lovely thing as well. Want one too

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Post by maaaks » Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:56 am

Very keen to hear some demos!

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Post by andrewF » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:06 am

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Post by maaaks » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:21 am

This sounds perhaps even more mental than I was expecting :hihi: :hihi: :hihi:

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Re: Kareishuu VCO demo

Post by n0rd » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:46 am

NLC Shat-Noir Phaser Demo:
https://soundcloud.com/subconsciousincl ... haser-demo

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/484501434" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]

0:00
Sample --> Shat-Noir Phaser --> Out6 Left, Out8 Right.
LFO (tri) --> Shat-Noir Phaser CV.
Manual adjustment of Phase, CV, Mix, Feedback and LFO speed (up to audio rate).


2:42
Kareishuu VCO Pulse --> Shat-Noir Phaser.
OUT, Out2, Out4, Out6, Out8 and OUT again.


3:38
Kareishuu VCO Pulse --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN1.
Plague of Demons Saw --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN2.

Shat-Noir Phaser Out --> Streams (Compressor) --> OUT.

Manual tweaking of IN1, IN2, Mix, CV, Feedback and Phase.


5:08
Pocket Operator --> NLC Envolope Follower IN --> NLC Envolope Follower Pre Amp --> Mult.
Mult1 --> Out (dry).
Mult2 --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN1.
Shat-Noir Phaser OUT4 --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN2.
NLC Envolope Follower Env --> Shat-Noir Phaser CV.
Shat-Noir Phaser OUT --> Panner --> Streams (Compressor).

Manual tweaking of IN2, Feedback and Phase.
Punching in dry, wet then both etc


6:23
Another sample.... :hihi:

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Post by andrewF » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:48 am

Nice work! :yay:

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Re: Kareishuu VCO demo

Post by OlivierWah » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:28 pm

n0rd wrote:NLC Shat-Noir Phaser Demo:
https://soundcloud.com/subconsciousincl ... haser-demo

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/484501434" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]

0:00
Sample --> Shat-Noir Phaser --> Out6 Left, Out8 Right.
LFO (tri) --> Shat-Noir Phaser CV.
Manual adjustment of Phase, CV, Mix, Feedback and LFO speed (up to audio rate).


2:42
Kareishuu VCO Pulse --> Shat-Noir Phaser.
OUT, Out2, Out4, Out6, Out8 and OUT again.


3:38
Kareishuu VCO Pulse --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN1.
Plague of Demons Saw --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN2.

Shat-Noir Phaser Out --> Streams (Compressor) --> OUT.

Manual tweaking of IN1, IN2, Mix, CV, Feedback and Phase.


5:08
Pocket Operator --> NLC Envolope Follower IN --> NLC Envolope Follower Pre Amp --> Mult.
Mult1 --> Out (dry).
Mult2 --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN1.
Shat-Noir Phaser OUT4 --> Shat-Noir Phaser IN2.
NLC Envolope Follower Env --> Shat-Noir Phaser CV.
Shat-Noir Phaser OUT --> Panner --> Streams (Compressor).

Manual tweaking of IN2, Feedback and Phase.
Punching in dry, wet then both etc


6:23
Another sample.... :hihi:

:goo:

Steve
Thanks ! Very nice stereo effects :D.

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Post by andrewF » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:35 pm

Noiro-ze VCF & VCA uses the same blackbox technique as the Shat-noir Phaser.
The VCF is based on the Steiner diode VCF but this one uses LDRs rather than diodes and a CV control system to suit. The nice thing about this filter is you can feed different signals to the LP, BP & HP inputs then surf between them with your CV, quite different from regular filters.
The VCA is really there to use up a spare op amp and is based on the Korg PS3100 VCA, works very well for what it is.

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