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DIY Clock Source / Divider
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Author DIY Clock Source / Divider
Eric the Red
This may need to be a small grouping of modules, but I am hoping to do this with as few modules as possible.

I want to build a Module(s) that can act as a Clock and a clock Divider + multiples so that I could essentially send the signal to the # of clock Dividirs X 3 (multiple input and the 3-outputs).

Research has led me to the BMC VC/Clock Divider. From ththe looks of it, this module can act as it's own clock source and divider, and if I build a multiple for each of the outputs, I could have what I need - a clock with like 20 outputs.

Are there other options? 15v preferred - Dotcom, MOTM, euro - as long as I can get it to run off of a +/- 15v supply easily.

I was thinking of the Dotcom gate/math, but I do not need the other 700 functions that module has.

Thanks!!
JohnLRice
How many different simultaneous divisions do you want?
Eric the Red
3-4 would be ideal, but if there are more I wouldn't complain smile

-Eric
Mark11Audio
JohnLRice wrote:
How many different simultaneous divisions do you want?


Heh Heh Heh, I know where you're going with this... hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi
JohnLRice
Mark11Audio wrote:
JohnLRice wrote:
How many different simultaneous divisions do you want?


Heh Heh Heh, I know where you're going with this... hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi hihi
hmmm..... seriously, i just don't get it You mean like this? hihi (Moon 524, 554, 591)


Although I was initially thinking something like the below as a DIY project. Probably all the PCBs would be available through SynthCube and it all might work behind a 3 MU panel? (MOTM-320 VC LFO, Yusynth dividers, mults)


Alternatively this might be cool too? (COTK VC LFO, STG dividers and active mults)
Eric the Red
Thanks!! As a substitute for the MOTM, could the Oakley Sample/Slew be dropped in?

http://www.oakleysound.com/sample.htm

-Eric
JohnLRice
Eric the Red wrote:
Thanks!! As a substitute for the MOTM, could the Oakley Sample/Slew be dropped in?

http://www.oakleysound.com/sample.htm

-Eric
Sure, probably but I haven't used that module before. Why do you prefer it over the MOTM-320?
Eric the Red
For a slight DIY Noob, it seems a little easier to build.

Once again John, thank you for all of the help. You, and the other members here have all been very helpful in destroying my bank account and pulling me deeper and deeper into the modular world.

-Eric
JohnLRice
RE: MOTM-320 vs Oakley Sample/Slew
Eric the Red wrote:
For a slight DIY Noob, it [Oakley] seems a little easier to build.
While the Oakley Sample/Slew looks like a great module (I haven't use one before) I wouldn't recommend it as the main master clock because it's missing certain features (as far as I can tell) that you may want one or more of at some point like:
    * voltage control over clock tempo
    * manual control over pulse width
    * voltage control over pulse width
    * multiple wave form outputs
    * a reset input


Take a look at these candidates for master clock:


The Yusynth VC LFO 2 might be a good choice that ticks almost all the boxes and is something you can build?

Docs:
http://yusynth.net/Modular/EN/LFO/VC-LFO2.html

Panel:
http://www.resynthesis.shop/epages/zuunneamm4zd.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/ Shops/zuunneamm4zd/Products/YUMU-VCLFO-B

PCB:
??? The JPG and PDF versions of the PCB are on Yusynth's site though so if SynthCube or someone else doesn't have one already made you might be able to give the image files to a PCB prototype house and get a one-off if you don't want to try etching them yoursel?
Paradigm X
Ive just discovered the joys of self clocking/sequencing via the modular, and am in a similar situation - need moar logic/dividers!

fonik has a simple one which looks good here;

http://www.modular.fonik.de/Page49.html

but no pcbs. i might attempt to build on stripboard. when i get time... Dead Banana

soundtronics here in the uk have now started selling (all?) the yusynth pcbs as 'proper' pcbs. Bit pricey tho. THey also sell motm format panels, but plastic, which im not keen on tbh...

http://www.soundtronics.co.uk/yusynth-clock-divider-module-en/
unrecordings
You can build a very simple dirty clock divider with (i think) a 4520, a 5v regulator and a TL071

Let's see if I can wrangle a schematic out of kicad...

(standby)
PrimateSynthesis
JohnLRice wrote:

Take a look at these candidates for master clock:


As you know, there is also the Modcan 53B. It's not DIY. But it's both a clock and an excellent CV controlled divider w00t

There are also the MOTM 730 and 120 dividers. As far as I know, the former is only available from a small batch of assembled modules from about 8 years ago. So the best bet might be posting extremely bad medical and safety advice in this section. Btw, playing electric guitar in the shower is awesome hihi

The 120 was available DIY, and as far as I remember, used easily obtainable parts. So that would depend on whether someone is still making panels and PCB's seriously, i just don't get it
JohnLRice
PrimateSynthesis wrote:
JohnLRice wrote:

Take a look at these candidates for master clock:


As you know, there is also the Modcan 53B. It's not DIY. But it's both a clock and an excellent CV controlled divider w00t
thumbs up I LOVE my Modcan 53B! w00t I didn't mention it because it is so unobtainable now. cry

But . . . someone on the Yahoo Modcan list just posted a few tasty Modcan A modules for sale and one of them is the 53A Clock. I'll assume it wouldn't be too hard to convert it to a MOTM or MU format panel?
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Modcan/info
Paradigm X
ooh thats a good point, ive got an motm120, i thought it was an audio sub-octave generator. didnt realise you could divide clocks too. i must try this!

cheers
Paradigm X
ive just come across another very interesting diy divider type thingy - the 'quad flipping melon farmer' hihi

https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=162519

ive just ordered a pcb, and its leapt to the top of my to do pile. which is quite a precarious pile at this point!

cheers


edit doh just reread the thread and see you ordered two pcbs ! oh well leaving here for any one else who may find useful.
Eric the Red
Oh yeah!! Forgot about that one - I just ordered all the parts for it too.

-Eric
josaka
CGS-01 sub oscillator is essentially the same thing as a motm-120 and those pcb are not hard to find.. Rich Sherkin built mine.


also the yusynth clock divider
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiqSRhZiZm0
paloverde412
Today, when everything in all music is clocked, the absence of a digit-based 5U BPM clock generator is bizarre.

Has anyone actually had experience with the AC Master Clock? I've been looking at that for a few years now, and I feel like I'm always wishing I had one.

Pamela's Workout in Euro is literally the sole reason that I'm thinking about getting a small Euro setup to integrate with my 5U system.
DrReverendSeance
Barton quad Clock-Divider and logic using a MOTM panel is available at Synthcube
http://synthcube.com/cart/barton-master-clock-divider-dual-logic-motm- 4u?search=Barton%20clock%20divider&description=true
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