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Feedback - What could we be doing better?

Post by dslocum » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Just that....

How can we improve?

What products should we make for you?

Got a gripe? Let us know.

Need service? Just ask.

Talk to us - We're listening. Really!
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Re: Feedback - What could we be doing better?

Post by sonicwarrior » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:16 pm

Some ideas:

- Collaboration with Mutable Instruments. I especially would like an MU Peaks
- Some attenuator/mixer tool module like the Mutable Instruments Shades or Intellijel Triatt (Eurorack) in MU
- A simple VC switch like the Doepfer A-151 in MU, could be a dual unit with normalisations
- Triangle core oscillator, maybe a collaboration with Intellijel or Dixon (original designer, don't know who has which rights for that) for the Dixie II+ circuit
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Post by ranix » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:38 am

I picked up the steiner filter, the double deka, and the octal VCA a few months ago and I've been playing with them. I've used the octal vca the most by far. It is great.

When I interact with a module in the synth I have a problem I am trying to solve, and I need to apply a module to the problem. Then the module becomes unavailable to use for future problems because it's now my interface for performing the other task. It's used up. So if I use a signal processor, I now have one less signal processor available. The octal VCA doesn't behave that way. I can keep coming back to it several times and it keeps solving problems. And I don't feel guilty for using it to do something simple like gate an LFO when a switch would suffice, because it has plenty of capacity. It is sweet as hell.

I am also a big fan of the built in mixers on the double deka and the steiner filter :tu:

and the steiner filter is nice and thin

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Post by ranix » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:41 am

oh yeah I use your delay too

a longer delay module would be nice, I don't know of any other good 5u delays besides the modcan one. A long-ish delay that can handle DC CV signals would be super cool. I don't know how popular such a thing would be, but I've been jonesing for one.

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Post by cftbl » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:04 pm

Any chance of new 5U O'Tool Plus to replace the discontinued 1900 (now that the small/euro Plus is out)?

Thanks, Chris

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Post by Just me » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:13 pm

Doug,
How do I get service on a module?
I have a weird thing happening with my VCADSR.
At most S levels, when it gets to that stage, I get a loud noise and modulation in the signal out.
If I have water in my ear, is it safe for me to listen to electronic music?

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Post by dslocum » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:30 pm

Just me wrote:Doug,
How do I get service on a module?
I have a weird thing happening with my VCADSR.
At most S levels, when it gets to that stage, I get a loud noise and modulation in the signal out.
It's best to send me a PM. I don't check in here nearly as often as I should, and Muff's doesn't always send me a notice that I have PMs.

I'd be happy to take care of your module either way.
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"I ordered twice as many _______ as I thought I'd need, only to find out that I'm still less than half way to having enough."
"...this whole thing was started by a dream and a mouse." - Walt Disney
"Flatulence sounds aren't just for brass and reed instruments anymore, thanks in large part to Dr Moog." - Ockeghem

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