triggering buchla 266e with Serge modules? also 297 demo?

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triggering buchla 266e with Serge modules? also 297 demo?

Post by chimologic » Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:53 pm

1-I am wondering if the triggers comign out from slope generators/etc ont he Serge are strong enough to trigger/affect the different sections of the Buchla 266e. anyone has tried?

2-Anyone has any demos of the 297 Infinite Phase Shifter? the description sounds exciting but can't find any demos at all

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Post by alt-mode » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:57 pm

Without testing it myself directly, I would say no to the Serge/266e combo. The Serge produces -5V - +5V and the Buchla like 0V - 10V. So, for some things you will get partial range on the Buchla but triggers won't be enough. You may be luck in that you are within a tolerance that lets it work but I wouldn't count on it.

I recall some 297 demos long ago but haven't seen any lately.

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Post by cbm » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:02 am

It seems like the 266e threshold for triggering is about 7.5 volts.

Sending the 5 v Serge triggers through an opamp with a gain of two would get you there.
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Post by igormpc » Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:21 pm

hmmm there's some 297 on

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