Any advice on Quantimator

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kc
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Any advice on Quantimator

Post by kc » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:54 pm

Hi everyone! I am mostly an Ableton user and recently started to build my first 60hp eurorack. I am a beginner and have thousands of questions (and am enjoying loads of fun!). However, I have problem to start with my first quantizer, a new Toppobrillo Quantimator, and I would appreciate any advice.

I received the quantimator from perfect circuit recently and I found that the output sound is always distorted with noise even if the input is a clear tone. What I expect is a cleared tone output at a quantizered pitch but please correct me if I misunderstand. I have uploaded this unlisted video to demonstrate the issue:


Again, I am a total beginner of eurorack and it is possible that I am asking silly question. Please do not hesitate to correct me and give me hints to carry on. Much appreciated!

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Post by Luap » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:01 pm

Quantisers don't quantise audio, they quantise CV :tu:

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Post by Ceres » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:05 am

The quantizer comes before your oscillator in the cv chain. It comes after the sequencer or whatever voltage you are controlling your oscillator with.
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Post by lrclazer » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:08 am

Highly recommend picking up the Patch and Tweak book. It's really well done and comprehensive - wish it was around was I first stared.

Welcome to Euro and good luck!

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Post by mamonu » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:34 am

usual patch

CV (from LFO/Random/Noise/Sequencer) -> Quantimator -> Oscillator -> out*

In your case I would try to put one of the outputs of Pamela's in a LFO setting into the quantimator

:tu:

You also found that if you put audio it makes different kinds of sounds too!




*out = output module or env+vca+filter perhaps!

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Post by kc » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:32 am

Thank you all, your hints made me fly!!!

It is all new to me and yes, I should get more references like Patch and Tweak book.

I have now connected PNW to Quantimator and then Rings and of course it makes nice sounds! I already started to feel that PNW is a powerful module and it opens a lot of opportunity with it works with Quantimator.

Thank you again bros!

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Post by kc » Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:26 am

Just to share, I hv made some progress. here is my very first pattern with quantimator together with Rings and other modules. Thanks again


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