A Symbol for a Clock or Timer in a Patch Diagram

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A Symbol for a Clock or Timer in a Patch Diagram

Post by syncretism » Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:47 am

Heya,

I've been thinking of using an oscillator symbol to represent clock signals in my patch diagrams, but that's not really ideal (and the image is a sine in my editing tool). A single pulse doesn't quite do the trick, either. What do people who actually know what they're doing use?

Anything's better than this!

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Edit, this was easy enough to make with minimal effort. I'm a little embarrassed.

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Re: A Symbol for a Clock or Timer in a Patch Diagram

Post by KSS » Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:53 am

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Or its graphic equivalent. The above text version is wider than it can be, and as few as three verticals is enough to say pulse stream. AKA clock
Can be wrapped in a box if used to replace the clockface in your example

See ARP 2600 internal clock for visual example.

Would use a square -or pulse- wave instead if more than leading edge is important. Can't draw that easily in ASCII

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Re: A Symbol for a Clock or Timer in a Patch Diagram

Post by syncretism » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:00 am

Yeah, maybe I can draw one and import it if there's no pulse train image to be found. Thanks, KSS! This literal clock is driving me crazy ;)

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