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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by 0netwo0netwo » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:32 pm

timeforest - "starting to dive into crosspatching PB and CQ- ive got the grounds connected. im a bit nevrous lol - i can really patch anything up? nothings gonna blow up anything right?"


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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by timeforest » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:15 pm

hehe fair enough. but seriously like- can i, say, patch an orange rollz to flip and skip? or the ultrasound output to a green petal banana? or the iron cross to an avdog green banana? anything goes?

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by timeforest » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:08 am

also can anyone help me make sense of all the blue verso/inverso jacks next to mwrs. i’m not sure what utilities they serve or how to patch with them and can’t find any info

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by 0netwo0netwo » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:46 am

they just make it speed up or slow down i believe

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by sungja » Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:08 am

Blue bananas next to the mwrs is cv for the mixer part. Why not just try out stuff and find out??

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by timeforest » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:47 am

hehe i am i just havent noticed those blue bananas having a noticeable effect on any patches

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by sungja » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:05 pm

Those blue bananas for the mixer part are great. Very usefull and often overlooked.

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by timeforest » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:17 pm

ok yeah - figured them out. you’re right what a cool section. like further clocking weirdness for the mixer!

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by eyeiaye » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:48 am

What do I use the ground for? Just a bit confused lol

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by electricanada » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:10 pm

eyeiaye wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:48 am
What do I use the ground for? Just a bit confused lol
For when you cross-patch two different synths together, such as pb and coco.
Eléctrica (electric) Nāda (the yoga of sound).

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by jimmie » Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:06 am

eyeiaye wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:48 am
What do I use the ground for? Just a bit confused lol
From the manual:
Special Tips
● The COCOs can already go down to low speeds resulting in
ghostly, ghoulish sounds. To take them even lower down to
about 1 Hertz (!), follow this recipe: plug the ground cord,
banana plug, into the ground outlet on the back, a banana
jack. Now connect the alligator clip which represents ground
to the SP.AF pin of your desired COCO. This is a "zero
reference" which makes the AFFEC knob into a secondary
SPEED knob, allowing you to dial super low frequencies.
● The ground cord can be used to ground the player of the
piezo, who may be picking up line noise with his/her
body. All this grounding issue really has to do with when you
use a piezo. The balanced mike input doesn't require it, nor
does the synth input.
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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by SonarBk » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:27 pm

Following and just want to say thank you to all for this thread. It’s really helpful.

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by matheuwatson » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:43 pm

This has been really handy, thank you! Does anyone have a function map for the PB 2 similar to the one recently posted for for Coco? Thanks again!

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by 0netwo0netwo » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:52 pm

Just noticed last night and hat my 1/8” out on top is not as tight a fit as the 1/8” ins on the bottom. The connection will slide out with less effort than it will with the ones on the bottom. Is this just something normal or should i be concerned and have to send it back to be repaired eventually??

Since i noticed it im kinda freaking out 😟

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by ignacio » Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:40 am

Very helpful. Does use the audio jacks? Still unsure as to what they are for.

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Re: Plumbutter 2 quick start

Post by x2mirko » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:15 am

The audio jacks on the front are there to inject signals into different parts of the plumbutter. Not in front of it, but I remember the leftmost sends signals into the Gongue-filters and the rightmost into the deerhorn (so you can control the amplitude of the incoming signal with gestures).

Especially the Gongue is great for sending audio in. It has weird interactions with the incoming audio and generally just sounds great). By now, I use my Plumbutter more with external signals than without.

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