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Post by nihad » Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:14 pm

Just got my JP8 filter and it sounds absolutely amazing!!

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Post by wintchil » Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:09 pm

The jp6 sounds great as well. It's nice to have these options for eurorack!

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Post by negativspace » Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:14 pm

I finished my DIY AM8023 a couple of weeks ago and it's a damned fine piece of work... I'm really looking forward to more of your modules.

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Post by Robert Moob » Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:48 pm

emuarc wrote:... and don't forget to email your comments and ideas for new modules to me.
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i just stumbled over the AM8164 Module - Dual Linear/Expo VCA ... seems to be an old frac rack project? will there be a eurorack version or DIY kit? that would be great... i'm still looking for a good vca... :nana:

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Post by miminashi » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:29 pm

How well do the JP filters track? I didn't see anything in the manuals about scaling, and I'm curious about how close they come to 1V/octave.

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Post by Liddlepud » Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:33 am

Thanks Rob

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Post by Prunesquallor » Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:51 am

Many thanks for clearing this up, Rob. Sounds like it's going to be a great module.
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Post by Mitchk1989 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:23 am

I'd love to see your take on an oscillator module actually.

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Post by cut with flourish » Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:04 pm

Nice to see more interesting filters for euro. Already have a Jupiter but the Roland SH and ARP stuff looks interesting. Looking forward to seeing more demos.

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Post by gorka » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:52 pm

Mitchk1989 wrote:I'd love to see your take on an oscillator module actually.
+1

The SH-3 additive oscillator would be amazing.

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Post by Pfurmel » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:51 am

CS80 filter would be sweet!

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Post by polyroy » Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:14 pm

gorka wrote:
Mitchk1989 wrote:I'd love to see your take on an oscillator module actually.
+1

The SH-3 additive oscillator would be amazing.
My SH3-a interfaced so nicely with the modular as it's modded for cv/gate in/out. Shame it's busted, need to get it repaired :(

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Post by gorka » Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:05 am

polyroy wrote:
gorka wrote:
Mitchk1989 wrote:I'd love to see your take on an oscillator module actually.
+1

The SH-3 additive oscillator would be amazing.
My SH3-a interfaced so nicely with the modular as it's modded for cv/gate in/out. Shame it's busted, need to get it repaired :(
Oooh. I might have to get mine modded. :hyper:

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Post by carynrich » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:56 am

for you 5U builders, rob sold me an uncalibrated, prepopulated 8109 jupiter 8 lowpass with a discount (very nice to work with). i also picked up a 8023 pcb but im waiting for parts to arrive from futurelec:(

the jp8 filter sounds great and i expect the odyssey will too.

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Post by negativspace » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:34 am

You're going to love the 8023, it's nasty and screamy and amazing. :bacon:

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Post by The_Crooked_Man » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:07 am

Any chance of another run of the JP8 filter in euro? I would absolutely LOVE to get my hands on one of those!

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Post by Brownian Lotion » Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:34 am

I just received the JP6 multimode filter from Rob. It's lovely.
Will module for food.

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Post by amnesia » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:29 am

I would love an ARP 2500 filter :-)

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Post by negativspace » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:40 am

amnesia wrote:I would love an ARP 2500 filter :-)
+1 I learned on a 2500... I'd love any of it!

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Post by mono-poly » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:42 am

The Arp multimode is real nice.
Gonna work on a 2500 soon.
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Post by electrik noize » Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:53 am

negativspace wrote:You're going to love the 8023, it's nasty and screamy and amazing. :bacon:
Is this the Arp Odyssey filter? How does it compare
to a Wasp or polivoks? I have and love both of these filters for
their "nasty and screamy" sound. If the 8023 is along these lines
I might need to look into picking one up...

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Post by negativspace » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:16 pm

The AM8023 = Arp 4023, the 2-pole LPF from the MK1 Odyssey. I happen to have a Wasp and a Polivoks in my rack right next to it, and it's a different kind of screamy. It's not unpredictable and nonlinear like those two, and it's not all about those 'sweet spots' - but it overdrives well and with resonance near the self-osc threshold it really does scream. It can sound very smooth too, just back the input volume off a bit.

I'll have to record a demo, a clip is worth a thousand words...

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Post by electrik noize » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:20 pm

negativspace wrote:The AM8023 = Arp 4023, the 2-pole LPF from the MK1 Odyssey. I happen to have a Wasp and a Polivoks in my rack right next to it, and it's a different kind of screamy. It's not unpredictable and nonlinear like those two, and it's not all about those 'sweet spots' - but it overdrives well and with resonance near the self-osc threshold it really does scream. It can sound very smooth too, just back the input volume off a bit.

I'll have to record a demo, a clip is worth a thousand words...
Thanks for the info. It seems as if this is right up my alley. I looked on the AMSynths site and didn't find a demo, so anything you could post would be very much appreciated.

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Post by flashheart » Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:53 pm

mono-poly wrote:The Arp multimode is real nice.
Gonna work on a 2500 soon.
ARP, multimode? :eek:

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Post by Isaiah » Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:13 am

I'm also looking at the AM clones of the Odyssey Mk I and Mk II filters.

Did you build your AM8023 with a Tempco resistor, Negative Space?
Does it track 1V/Oct well? I imagine the Course and Fine frequency controls help.
I'd like to use mine as a sine oscillator as well as a filter, a la Axxe, Odyssey and Roland SH-09.

Any demos you have of the AM8023 would be great please!

The only analogue synth I have at the moment is an Oberheim SEM (patch-panel) though, so I wonder if there's too much common ground between the AM8023 and the SEM filter.
Interestingly, I'm sure I read somewhere that someone from ARP helped design the SEM filter, correct me if I'm wrong!

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