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Pt delay

Post by knows » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:34 pm

I just got a pt delay and it is blowing my mind! Great sounding delay!

And how is it I have never seen this section of the forum before?

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Post by a100user » Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:41 pm

PT is a great delay

We have been here for a while :tu:

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Post by tron23 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:49 am

Congrats, you can not regret any Bug device, welcome! :guinness:

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Post by indexofmetals » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:36 pm

plenty of PT delay use here in all 3 versions the module and all 3 versions of the standalone box. the most used device I own.

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Post by VanEck » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:58 pm

recently acquired a 2015 edition. really digging on it. definitely my favorite device utilizing the pt2399 chip, and i've owned a few.

my only minor criticisms would be that the delay time knob had a wider range, allowing to enter the glitch territories of the pt chip even without the need of cv. also cv inputs for the feedback, lowpass, and highpass filters, or even the mute switches, would be amazing... can imagine some crazy glitched out rhythms with creative use of gate sequences to trigger the feedback mute switch.
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Post by knows » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:11 pm

I will surely be on the lookout for more bugbrand devices!
I have been liking the sounds coming out of the drum major box. But it is hard to tell if all the sound is coming just from one box or if people are using more than one or overdubbing or some such.
The modular stuff is great sounding too. I have been digging thru all of the videos and audio people have been posting in here and it seems like a great system!
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Post by BananaPlug » Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:39 pm

knows wrote:But it is hard to tell if all the sound is coming just from one box or if people are using more than one or overdubbing or some such.
Well, just to give you another data point, here's something uncomplicated with one DRM and the expander panel. Not doing a whole lot but anything percussive you here is from that DRM. There's echo on the drum and some shortwave (just because) but it's all one pass, just as it came out of the mixer. It's capable of much more especially with the expander but I'm kind of fond of this setup.
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Post by sundog » Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:21 am

VanEck wrote:also cv inputs for the feedback, lowpass, and highpass filters, or even the mute switches, would be amazing... can imagine some crazy glitched out rhythms with creative use of gate sequences to trigger the feedback mute switch.
interesting thought and perhaps that could be the basis of a future 'deluxe' model in contrast to the 2015 standard delay?

however for me the lack of inputs plus the excellent panel design and lovely pots/knobs are also making this delay so damn playable. I'm finding that it demands to be wiggled. Perhaps lots of CV inputs could result in 'just another module' (admittedly :nana: )

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Post by BugBrand » Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:28 am

Yeah, I did wonder on the delay time (would be an easy change actually) but I felt you'd lose resolution at the main business end..
The digi-clicks when you have a DC CV (eg +5V) offset - yeah, nice, cluckety-times!

Had def. wondered about VCAs etc - yes, deluxe. (You know this 'Standard' version went through so many prototypes -- it would be much easier to do a new version now after the heavy-lifting design work has been done! Really, the PT chip does need nice circuit wrappings to make it shine and play nicest)

Playable effects.. well.. trying to tweak in another another 'effect staple' design at the moment - this DOES have 2 VCAs and VC for filtering...

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Post by knows » Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:58 am

I am now experimenting, trying to find what shines in the feedback loop...

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Post by ear ear » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:08 am

knows wrote:I am now experimenting, trying to find what shines in the feedback loop...
A phaser is pretty sweet...
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Post by soup » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:29 pm

ear ear wrote:
knows wrote:I am now experimenting, trying to find what shines in the feedback loop...
A phaser is pretty sweet...
pitch shifter!

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Post by knows » Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:11 pm

soup wrote:
ear ear wrote:
knows wrote:I am now experimenting, trying to find what shines in the feedback loop...
A phaser is pretty sweet...
pitch shifter!
A phaser is the first thing I tried!
I do not have a pitch shifter anymore so I can't try that.
Filters and eq's are fun as well!

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Post by BugBrand » Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:08 am

Bump for more in the shop.

I did get tempted to look into phasers last year - an old friend asked about that classic, the Mutron Biphase - did spend a couple of evenings looking over the approaches and thinking how I may do things.. Unfortunately haven't had time to even start on prototypes.

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Post by a100user » Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:53 am

A BugBrand Phaser would be perfect as I use an old stomp box phaser in the feedback loop of the PT Delay.
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Post by tron23 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:55 am

a100user wrote:A BugBrand Phaser would be perfect as I use an old stomp box phaser in the feedback loop of the PT Delay.
That would be awesome, I use a custom unknown built rack phaser right there but it has no cvs!

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Post by /\/\/\/ » Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:16 pm

+1 on a Bug-Phase to complement the PT Delay... makes me think of these lush sounds:



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Post by GryphonP3 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:57 am

We need more of these! Seriously my favorite delay at any price point. Hope to see a 2016 delay :hail:
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Post by BugBrand » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:09 am

I just ordered another run of panels to use up the last few PCBs I have. (only a handful - will likely do another PCB run in a month or two)

I do wonder about another design with more complexity, but it isn't likely anytime soon given all the other stuff going on.

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Post by a100user » Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:07 am

BugBrand wrote: I do wonder about another design with more complexity, but it isn't likely anytime soon given all the other stuff going on.
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Post by otoskope » Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:54 pm

^ what he said - stopp messing around with great stuff, just produce them for a while and rest your mind while inventing that other new great stuff!

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Post by BugBrand » Sat Jan 16, 2016 4:55 pm

Bah, I'm not saying I'm going to ditch the current design - but can't get things like twin delays and some VCA bits out of my head! Though will probably realise that side in modular first.

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Post by knows » Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:36 pm

Stereo delay!

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Post by T. Jervell » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:37 am

I’ve been without a PT delay for a while (made a stupid decision a while ago), so when I finally got a new one yesterday I had to celebrate. Using the PT-delay as sound source. A simple sequence from a Korg SQ-1 into PT’s CV-input. Audio output from PT-Delay into a Space Case TE-1 cassette tape delay. Sorry about the sound quality and hum. Just moved to a new house, and the electrician hasn’t fixed grounding in my office/hobby-room yet. Had to use an old pigtronix as amp/loudspeaker.... so the the bad fidelity has NOTHING to do with the delays at play. They both sound AMAZING!!!! But you already knew that, didn’t you :hihi:
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Post by hank » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:47 pm

Got mine today, tons of fun on guitar!

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