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IFM compared with CIAT functions

Post by southphillysynths » Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:20 am

I have a cocobutter so far and have used Sidrax. I was trying to understand better the IFM module line better as each relates to either parts of Cocoquantus or Plumbutter.

If I'm wrong, absolutely let me know but it seems like the IFM modules can be thought of in terms of pieces of the Ciat Lonbarde line.

Dunst: Man With Read Steam
Fourses: Very Chaotic Quantussy? (ish)
Denum: Sydrax/Tetrax oscillators
Swoop: CV processor (not sure what to cmpare this with)
Sprott: Gong type filters?

I'm not sure if I'm even close in these thoughts trying to decipher the manuals and the few videos out there. If anyone has experience with these modules I would love to hear your input!
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Post by joey » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:11 pm

i'm also really curious about this

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Re: IFM compared with CIAT functions

Post by electricanada » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:45 pm

southphillysynths wrote:I have a cocobutter so far and have used Sidrax. I was trying to understand better the IFM module line better as each relates to either parts of Cocoquantus or Plumbutter.

If I'm wrong, absolutely let me know but it seems like the IFM modules can be thought of in terms of pieces of the Ciat Lonbarde line.

Dunst: Man With Read Steam
Fourses: Very Chaotic Quantussy? (ish)
Denum: Sydrax/Tetrax oscillators
Swoop: CV processor (not sure what to cmpare this with)
Sprott: Gong type filters?

I'm not sure if I'm even close in these thoughts trying to decipher the manuals and the few videos out there. If anyone has experience with these modules I would love to hear your input!
I only have the Dunst and it only resembles the right section of mwrs. It lacks the sequencer, but it does have features the mwrs lacks, namely extra noise and random gate outs plus some panning VCAs. I find it a bit inscrutable, mostly because I lost interest in my eurorack after getting the Plumbutter and so haven’t really learned the Dunst module yet. I would sell the Dunst if anyone wants it, and sell my Sidrax too. I want to pair a Deerhorn organ with my pb, if anyone has a Deerhorn to move.
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Post by sb » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:56 pm

I’ve had most of the IFM modules and the PB, Coco and Sidrax. Other than the aforementioned Dunst, I never really thought of the IFM’s as being euro versions of sections of the full Ciat instruments....they seemed more like their own thing to me, sharing the same spirit (and no doubt borrowing circuitry) as their wooden brothers. The Sprott for example was a very interesting filter with a lot of controls, but from memory not very Gongue like. Just my opinion of course.

Part of the Dunst does seem reminiscent of the noise section of the PB though...

Ultimately I sold the IFM’s as I prefer the idea of things being a closed instrument (ie the wooden boxes). The IFM’s also seemed a bit too cramped for me.

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Post by southphillysynths » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:13 pm

I might be interested in that dunst :hihi:

I figured it might be more of a stand alone thing, hence PB selling as multiples of a few of them in a set.

I might just have to keep digging deeper and stay focused on the cocobutter...
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