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Post by lud » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:16 am

Look forward to it very much. Wondering whether to sell the quad Divider and pick up a Dual or 2, slightly different functionality and more divisions and ratios on the quad so probably no point apart from space considerations..

Are you still building towards a clock box or has it evolved into a wider picture Tom?

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Post by chrisdermo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:41 am

Looking like a clock box with more choices of smaller footprint component parts for a greater degree of personalised configurations. Like it a lot!
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Post by BugBrand » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:24 am

Yes, generally wider picture - though I still need the dedicated clock (dropped the dual-clock idea).
But I would still like to get to the point where I can have a selection of suggested configurations for various applications - SynthVoice started that off. Other areas would be Expander, Clocking, Audio-processing - making some progress slowly on all fronts but it probably feels a bit all over the place at present!

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Post by jjsynth » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:08 am

That logic module :hyper:

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Post by chrisdermo » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:45 am

BugBrand wrote:Yes, generally wider picture - though I still need the dedicated clock (dropped the dual-clock idea).
But I would still like to get to the point where I can have a selection of suggested configurations for various applications - SynthVoice started that off. Other areas would be Expander, Clocking, Audio-processing - making some progress slowly on all fronts but it probably feels a bit all over the place at present!
So would the joystick and bbv go in the 'expander' category while the ddsr, QDiv, dual divide, logic and diode director are clocking?

Audio-processing has me very excited :tu:
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Post by BugBrand » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:15 am

You think I have a clear plan?!

BBV is in the broad category of Seq/Clock/Logic -- all about the events!

Joystick who knows!

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Post by chrisdermo » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:31 am

BugBrand wrote:You think I have a clear plan?!
:hihi: Nah I know better than that :hihi:.
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Post by lud » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:33 am

Sounds very exciting for banana freaks everywhere!
Can't wait to see what's coming this year

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Post by DickMarker » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:49 am

BugBrand wrote:You think I have a clear plan?!

BBV is in the broad category of Seq/Clock/Logic -- all about the events!

Joystick who knows!
Joystick = wildcard

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Post by chrisdermo » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:04 am

DickMarker wrote:
Joystick = wildcard
Yes! Wildcard frame should also contain a fruit machine style rotating display that randomly stops on different combinations of CV and gate outputs. Or Oscillator waveforms.

Or a theremin style CV antenna.
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Post by lud » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:57 am

Think Pittsburgh modular released something like this a few years ago. Looked fun but not tried.

I think the DDSR is addictive and game like with the light show though :)

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Post by knittingram » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:34 pm

lud wrote:Look forward to it very much. Wondering whether to sell the quad Divider and pick up a Dual or 2?
:hmm: :75: :75: :75:

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Post by chrisdermo » Wed May 15, 2019 5:03 am

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Post by syncretism » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:12 am

chrisdermo wrote:Dual Clock - What's missing for you? A clock with both straight and pwm outs to allow for swing seems totally necessary. v/oct CV response too as that allows tempo changes at precise division/multiplication via a keyboard or sequencer/quantizer. I don't know that I'd *need* two clocks along with all the support modules :despair:
I wouldn't turn down that dual clock at all; I reckon if I wanted a cut-down version, then a simple pulse source on the left as a master clock and a fully-featured clock on the right (for a 3 fu module?) would strike a reasonable compromise and be way, way more useful for clocking duties than the VC Timegen Clock on my Gator, eg.

Your comments w/r/t the Binary Block and DDSR combo are intriguing...

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Post by BugBrand » Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:43 am

Such areas have fallen a little off the map but I think that a 2FW clock-osc along the basic lines of the dual-clock will be the way to go - just needs my attention back!

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Post by chrisdermo » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:31 am

BugBrand wrote:Such areas have fallen a little off the map but I think that a 2FW clock-osc along the basic lines of the dual-clock will be the way to go - just needs my attention back!
S+H !! :hihi:
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Post by laserpalace » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:04 am

After having a couple live sets take some turns because of failing external clock sources ... I've been thinking about a dedicated clock module for the bug that includes a tap tempo function. I'm completely ignorant to what this might involve but it would be cool to be able to manually control/inject tempo changes on the fly :party:

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Post by BugBrand » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:07 am

Tap-tempo is probably not possible direct from me, sorry.
While I do still ponder on a dedicated clock module, I tend to use external devices for more regular clocking - things that can do tap-tempo or easily slave to a master MIDI clock.
Saying that, a clock module with sync input should be fine to slave to whatever external master clock you have.

PS - Chris - strange with the new S&H proto, the osc part, though unchanged, is acting up when it worked great in the previous proto.. frustrationary!

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Post by batchas » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:24 am

BugBrand wrote:Tap-tempo is probably not possible direct from me, sorry.
While I do still ponder on a dedicated clock module, I tend to use external devices for more regular clocking - things that can do tap-tempo or easily slave to a master MIDI clock.
Funny cause 4 days ago I made a video about the TAP tempo function on Grilles, showing it syncing a sample on Radio Music, but then I deleted it, not happy with the video quality :ripbanana:
I might make one on the smartphone, so I don't need to worry about quality like I do.

EDIT : see post here from Thu Nov 28, 2019.
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Post by chrisdermo » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:32 am

BugBrand wrote: PS - Chris - strange with the new S&H proto, the osc part, though unchanged, is acting up when it worked great in the previous proto.. frustrationary!
I'm hoping for a Christmas miracle! :hail:
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Post by laserpalace » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:41 am

BugBrand wrote:Tap-tempo is probably not possible direct from me, sorry
No apologies necessary! I figured it was not worth the hassle and it's really only my problem with being finicky about external clock sources and having them fail on me.

I'm much more interested in this S/H anyways! Also should probably just check out Grilles to fix my problems.

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Post by chrisdermo » Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:53 am

laserpalace wrote: I'm much more interested in this S/H anyways!
:bananallama:
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