Intellijel RUBICON - Thru Zero FM Triangle Core VCO 18hp

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Intellijel RUBICON - Thru Zero FM Triangle Core VCO 18hp

Post by intellijel » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:33 am


Intellijel Rubicon - Thru Zero FM Triangle Core VCO

Not long after David Dixon finished the Dixie design he began working on a
totally novel approach to implementing TZFM (thru zero frequency
modulation). After almost a year of experimenting and many pcb revisions
later we are pleased to present what is surely David's masterpiece as far as
analog VCO design is concerned.

The Rubicon is packed with the following features:
- Triangle core
- Switchable linear and (for the first time in any module) exponential TZFM
- Linear INDEX VCA for dynamic control of TZFM depth
- SYMMETRY control (full CW is normal, full CCW gives reversed waveforms,
centered the VCO is at 0 Hz) with VC input
- 12 primary waveform types:
sine, sigmoid, double sigmoid, triangle, saw, double saw, zigzag,
square, pulse (center modulated), pulse (edge modulated), double pulse
- Suboctave circuit (similar to the one found on the Roland SH-101) with -1
and -2 octaves.
(Suboctave output is affected by FM just like the main signals.)
- SOFT SYNC (aka reversing sync) with attenuator
- HARD SYNC with selectable reset direction (determines if the triangle
starts moving up or down after a reset, very useful in LFO mode)
- PWM and EXP FM with dedicated attenuators.
- Wide frequency range:
Hi range (VCO): 1 Hz to 24 kHz
Lo range (LFO): 0.01 Hz (100 seconds) to 240 Hz
- precise tracking within 0.1% over 8 octaves
- 18hp and skiff friendly
- MSRP $399
-Shipping in 3-4 weeks

NOTE: all our new designs (with the new knobs) have pots that are bolted to the panels.

A few audio demos here: ... -vco-demos
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Post by haima » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:34 am

.... :woah:




you guys are on fire.

love the layout, nice knobs, the black square outputs.

can't wait to hear it!
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Post by Warpus » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:36 am

Wow. Nice!

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Post by amsonx » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:38 am

wow ! :bananaguitar:
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Post by IMUR » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:40 am

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Post by Cat-A-Tonic » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:40 am

:cloud: wow wow looks awesome.

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Post by l e b e r » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:41 am

bloody hell. and so it continues...

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Post by Matos » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:46 am

fuck me with a spoon!This is ridiculoid! you guys are worse than pokemon. This looks flan-tastic.

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Post by a100user » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:47 am

Supurb looking module - David/Danjel your proving to be a great team.

Can't wait to see & hear this in action.
I'm looking for nothing at this moment in time

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Post by hpsounds » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:47 am

:wow: :zen: :nuke:

I need more cash !

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Post by Hainbach » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:54 am

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Post by Fnord » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:55 am

Just when I thought I was done with euro.
Very Nice.
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Post by mojopin » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:56 am

incredible! can i preorder? i want #00000001

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Post by stellvia » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:00 am

Awesome. Maybe a good thing that I haven't got a Dixie yet. :hihi:

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Post by anselmi » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:02 am

:deadbanana: :bananaguitar: :nana: :party: :goo: :sb: :ripbanana: :omg: :hail: :love: :yay:

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Post by Silent Strike » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:05 am

Sound Demos Please! :stardance:

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Post by anselmi » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:05 am

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Post by amnesia » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:08 am

Looks great !
Can't wait to hear it :-)

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Post by rjungemann » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:11 am

What! Phenomenal work!


Post by JohnLRice » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:12 am

Impressive! :woah:

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Post by READYdot » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:12 am

I quit Magic the Gathering, I quit smoking, but how in god's name (<- choose the one that counts for you or none) can I quit this eurocrystal shit!

Bloody awesome!

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Post by yghartsyrt » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:16 am

holy shit.
this looks absolutely amazing.

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Post by weinglas » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:17 am

Looks wonderful :yay:
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