M10 & M15 - sawtooths separated at birth

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M10 & M15 - sawtooths separated at birth

Post by felix » Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:52 pm

Or maybe it's sawteeth? Anyway...

Last weekend I was playing around with using the M10s as oscillators, particularly the "upward ramp" output and it made a very pleasing sawtooth sound - one that reminded me of the pleasing sawtooth that the M15 had.

So I made a mental note this week to compare the two. I just did and guess what - they sound practically identical!!! I only say practically because it seems like I hear a slight difference, but I could be fooling myself.

As a control, there is a definite noticeable difference between the AFGs saw output and the M10/M15.

I'm not trying to imply anything by this, I just found it very interesting.
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Post by thermionicjunky » Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:12 pm

I think I've read Peter's comments suggesting that the cores are very similar. Both triangular, at least.

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Post by dkcg » Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:30 pm

Does the M10 have any vactrols that anyone's noticed? I'm just too lazy to pull mine out and look. I think the M15 has 3 of them or so.

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