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Post by MrDys » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:16 am

...thought to yourself "I have a great idea for a module that no one has come up with. I am so smart." only to find out that it already exists?

The latest case of this exact thing happening to me (oh yes, it's happened more than once) is the Encore Electronics Universal Event Generator. I've been trying to figure out a way to make an insanely similar module for a couple months now (but given my lack of advanced electronics knowledge, it hasn't gotten very far).

Worst part of it all, EE no longer manufactures the UEG. :(

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Post by dougcl » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:25 am

All I want is a module with a gain knob and an offset knob. The gain is polarizing and goes from say 20db inverted to 20db non-inverted. The offset knob goes from say -8 to 8 volts DC. The module can process either CV or audio. It has a single input and a single output.

As far as I know this module does not exist. A quad version would be perfect.

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Post by JohnLRice » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:52 am

MrDys wrote:...thought to yourself "I have a great idea for a module that no one has come up with. I am so smart." only to find out that it already exists?

The latest case of this exact thing happening to me (oh yes, it's happened more than once) is the Encore Electronics Universal Event Generator. I've been trying to figure out a way to make an insanely similar module for a couple months now (but given my lack of advanced electronics knowledge, it hasn't gotten very far).

Worst part of it all, EE no longer manufactures the UEG. :(
You could always do my over extended financial situation a favor and out bid me on this one that's on Ebay! (actually I'm already out bid!): :help:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Encore-UEG-MOTM-For ... 0312774407

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Post by JohnLRice » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:57 am

dougcl wrote:All I want is a module with a gain knob and an offset knob. The gain is polarizing and goes from say 20db inverted to 20db non-inverted. The offset knob goes from say -8 to 8 volts DC. The module can process either CV or audio. It has a single input and a single output.

As far as I know this module does not exist. A quad version would be perfect.
You mean something sorta like this? :hmm:
http://www.synthesizers.com/q125.html

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Post by dougcl » Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:02 am

Ha ha! Well I was hoping that would happen. Yes that exactly, (looks gift horse in mouth) in euro format.

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Post by JohnLRice » Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:08 am

dougcl wrote:Ha ha! Well I was hoping that would happen. Yes that exactly, (looks gift horse in mouth) in euro format.
:hihi: It's never TOO easy, is it?

I don't follow Euro or Frac too closely but I bet there is something similar out there . . . at least in DIY land . . .

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Post by chromium » Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:11 am

MrDys wrote:Worst part of it all, EE no longer manufactures the UEG. :(
Saw that UEG pop up, and when I went to look up Encore's price I also noticed that they quit offering their freq shifter in 5U format. That's a shame.

I had bought my FS used from that same Ebay seller - good guy to deal with.

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Post by makenoise » Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:04 am

dougcl wrote:All I want is a module with a gain knob and an offset knob. The gain is polarizing and goes from say 20db inverted to 20db non-inverted. The offset knob goes from say -8 to 8 volts DC. The module can process either CV or audio. It has a single input and a single output.

As far as I know this module does not exist. A quad version would be perfect.
Hey, will this not be the answer to your prayers?

http://www.doepfer.de/a1832.htm

Tony

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Post by sandyb » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:33 pm

fwiw - i emailed roger at synthesizers.com about the signal processor a while ago and it will work (albeit with slightly reduced output voltages) fine on +/-12v. it's a fairly small board behind that big panel.

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Post by REwire » Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:24 pm

Doepfer recently had a poll to build a new module I've been wanting something like for years - a Tendency Processor Module. It would basically be a high and low pass filter that could limit the upper and lower range of CV or audio input. Great for random processing where you may want only a range of -2 to +4volts or any range you select. I hope he makes it!

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