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Post by Roy72 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:37 pm

There's not much out there on this seemingly super useful module.

Anyone got comments on it? Is the slew a winner, musical etc.? How does the mixer rate? I'd like it to replace my PGH mixer, as it adds the extra slew and I don't need the 4 channels.

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Post by robotopsy » Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:46 am

this slew sound really great
I tried it a lot at the dealer
and it's very nice to activate or deactivate the slew with a gate signal
the mixer is a basic mixer but with interesting mutes and attenuator and attenuverter :yay:

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Post by Studio-ES » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:53 pm

Seems like a very good deal too at it's current price for a multi-function module. I need a dedicated slew limiter & could use another mixer for CV, and thought about replacing my Envelator with King Slender, but won't just yet. Why? Because there are no published power specs yet!!!

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Post by mt3 » Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:15 pm

robotopsy wrote:interesting mutes
Elaborate?

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Post by BitReduction » Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:29 pm

I just reeeealy wish it could cycle by itself
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Post by dropthedyle » Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:10 pm

Hey guys, if using a trigger in the input, does it generates an AD envelop ?

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Post by robotopsy » Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:47 pm

dropthedyle wrote:Hey guys, if using a trigger in the input, does it generates an AD envelop ?

Unfortunatly my friend I must sadly say say


YES ! :yay:

but too much amount of ''rise'' and you'll lose the signal but the fall gives you a nice envelope with CV control and a gate in to switch between the trig or the slewed trig :tu:

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Post by dropthedyle » Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:42 am

robotopsy wrote: YES ! :yay:
that's what i wanted to hear :nana:

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Post by robotopsy » Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:52 am

dropthedyle wrote:
robotopsy wrote: YES ! :yay:
that's what i wanted to hear :nana:
j'aurrais pu dire egalement

OUI ! :yay:

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Post by robotopsy » Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:44 pm

Here's some quick tips for the King Slender

[video][/video]

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Post by DICUS » Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:09 pm

robotopsy wrote:Here's some quick tips for the King Slender

[video][/video]
Thanks for putting up those great Harvestman Tips and tricks videos … The Kermit one i already looked several times … :yay: en Francais ; ça c est du bon travail ; et hyper utile ; :guinness: …1 petite biere pour la peine … merci robotopsy …



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Post by robotopsy » Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:27 pm

Merci.... la passion et les encouragements sont toujours une source de motivation. :tu:
DICUS wrote:
robotopsy wrote:Here's some quick tips for the King Slender

[video][/video]
Thanks for putting up those great Harvestman Tips and tricks videos … The Kermit one i already looked several times … :yay: en Francais ; ça c est du bon travail ; et hyper utile ; :guinness: …1 petite biere pour la peine … merci robotopsy …



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Post by mt3 » Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:56 am

robotopsy wrote:Here's some quick tips for the King Slender

[video][/video]
:sb:

Just picked up a King Slender last month.
:tu:

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Post by dropthedyle » Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:46 am

Super !
Another nice and usefull vid from you robotopsy :nana:

by the way, i received my King Slender this week, fantastic utility module ... but i had to return it, there was a problem with the mute buttons. the result of pressing those was erratic, sometimes it mutes, sometimes not... i hope it is not a design problem... probably not because on my malgo mk2 i have no problem at all with the same kind of buttons...

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Post by gliftor » Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:32 pm

The mute button problem has been discussed in another thread, and The Harvestman has looked into it.

"As it turns out, some of the buttons have a “bounce time” that is too long for the circuit to properly “catch” the button press in some situations."

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Post by dropthedyle » Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:28 pm

i had'nt seen that discussion. well, so it's a design problem ! pfff :despair:

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Post by robotopsy » Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:14 pm

I have this problem too but I can deal with this no problem..... but still would prefer to work properly. :roll:

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Post by dropthedyle » Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:10 am

same problem with the new module :mad:
... it realy is "broken by design" !

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Post by dropthedyle » Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:08 pm

... and there is another thing with the mixer section : after powering the modular, the inputs with the mutes buttons need to be "activated" with a pression of the buttons to be functional. Otherwise nothing happen, they are muted by default, strange.


the upper section is real fun when gating in audio range ! thanks for the tip robotopsy.

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Post by robotopsy » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:37 am

Holly "%?!!?%$ Damm I just find out The King Slender can be used as a VCA !!!!

With the ''rise'' knob fully clockwise
with the CV attenuverter fully cunterclockwise
and an envelope at the CV in
adjust CV destination and the shape of your envelope and you got a clean VCA
:waah: :yay: :doh:

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Post by algo » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:06 pm

Anyone know what voltage is required to trigger the slew limiter?

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Post by robotopsy » Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:57 pm

I dont know why but I dont have the problems with the switches anymore !?!? seems like it strangely repaired by itself. Very Glad :yay:
dropthedyle wrote:same problem with the new module :mad:
... it realy is "broken by design" !

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Post by mt3 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:40 pm

algo wrote:Anyone know what voltage is required to trigger the slew limiter?
5V I'm guessing?
Also check if you're sending a gate or a trigger (trigger might be too short).

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Post by sackley » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:24 am

Realized recently that my center mixer input (with the attenuverter) is pretty leaky.

Even with the mix knob in the center detent, it let's through a "noisy version" of the input. If I slightly push the knob CW or CCW within the detent you can hear the affect at the output.

Does anyone else have this experience with their unit? I'm all for the glitchy flavor, just not sure if this is intentional, as it makes the mixer hard to use for CV.

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Post by robotopsy » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:31 pm

Reading your comments made me curious so I checked it out.
I Used one of the 5V outputs of the pressure points and send it to the Gate in of the King Slender. I sent an Oscillator at audio rate for this test to the In of the Slew.
When the Pressurepoint 's knob is completely closed.. the signal goes by not affected by the slew.
Not sure about the exact Voltage... but I'd assume 3V you can hear the Slew amount.
But there's something interesting I noticed..... there's a certain threshold range that completely mute the Signal !!!

And sequencing this with a step seqeuncer add a little something to the list of good things the King Slender can do :yay:
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algo wrote:Anyone know what voltage is required to trigger the slew limiter?
5V I'm guessing?
Also check if you're sending a gate or a trigger (trigger might be too short).

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