A somewhat selfish list of things I'd like to see Tom make

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chrisdermo wrote: Tue May 04, 2021 3:32 am
BugBrand wrote: Tue May 04, 2021 3:07 am Yeah, that feels like a whole other ball park - something I'd, in theory, like to investigate, but you know I've already got a good few designs 'on the boil' awaiting some more focus ;)
The current design seems like a winner for the system should it pass your rigorous testing. We have clocks in various places as you say, we can slew one of the s/h with one side of a dual filter, we don't have any dedicated noise sources. 2 s/h is 1fw is very nice bang for buck too!
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BugBrand wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:33 am Old NoiseCrush was a nice little saw-vco combined with white noise & S&H.
I went through a few new revisions very similar.
New one (to test, ie not confirmed) is 2 x S/H and a noise source - so no vco (internal clock source) but there's plenty of clock sources about, aren't there!
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Thanks for doubling back and making a few more Filters, Tom!

Filters and EQs are "my" thing!
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All this talk of old blues re-issues, any chance of a E350 - Morphing Terrarium repress? Also would be keen on a SYN1 - Weevil. and of course Noise Crusher. and Frequency Shifter. thanks !
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petro wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:29 am All this talk of old blues re-issues, ..
There's no talk of old blue reissues from me!
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BugBrand wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:12 am
petro wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:29 am All this talk of old blues re-issues, ..
There's no talk of old blue reissues from me!
haha , just stoking the fire
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A slim basic dual syncable LFO module would be very useful to have
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There's no way to sync old DD2s, correct?
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They were very simple, so no, not directly (there's always a way, but...)
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That's what I thought. Thanks Tom. I do like the design and functionality constraint, tbh. And I get great results from using multiples of them at really slow speeds to subtly modulate multi-layered drones.

I suppose the Utility VCOs could achieve sync'ed LFO tricks using the slower speed and the sync inputs. Interesting...
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Equal power and linear X-faders.
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syncretism wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:26 pm
BananaPlug wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:54 pm Thanks, that explains a lot. I'd like to see the slew/VCA part of it as a separate 1u module.
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If BBV had switchable internal slew between each stage—maybe each row of offsets controls slew rate of its adjacent row; e.g. row 1 has three slew rate offsets for row 2, which multiply according to external voltage input—then it cd serve double duty as arbitrary function generator…
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BugBrand wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 5:35 am Thinking on 5FW Touch - vaguely... like lots of ideas!
This would be the first piece of the puzzle for my second row, in my ideal 2Frames!
Always liked the CTL1 on paper and would love to see a new reiteration as control surface for my beloved Synthvoice.

In any case I'm excited to see what's next! :goo:
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arnoux wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:35 am
BugBrand wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 5:35 am Thinking on 5FW Touch - vaguely... like lots of ideas!
This would be the first piece of the puzzle for my second row, in my ideal 2Frames!
Always liked the CTL1 on paper and would love to see a new reiteration as control surface for my beloved Synthvoice.

In any case I'm excited to see what's next! :goo:
Touch is definitely vital for a 2 row performance system.... Something tells me a new touch panel from Tom would be super powerful!
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Moved it forwards a good bit! But becalmed again....
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Can't wait to see that! An expanded 5fw CTL would be excellent.

My current top wishes for future BB modules 2022 and beyond:
New noisecrusher
Slew limiter/slope
Frequency shifter expander for Qsin

Would love another filter flavour, maybe a 4 pole?
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As someone that's never used a slew limiter, what's the appeal / application? Obviously have used the left side of the dual filter to make control voltages and LFOs more bendy and laggy .... is it possible for a slew limiter to get more fully featured than that?
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There are (at least) 3 good ones in Serge - the slope gens and SSG, as well as the filter in Lo mode (like Tom's filter application). SSG smooth side is a bit like the filter really (and you can use it as a filter too) but the best functionality is in the slope - you can (VC) control rise and fall separately or together. It's quite advanced and there are lots of outputs.
The Bug filter is so nice I never want to use it as quite a basic slew limiter and I've been spoiled by DUSG, DTG in Serge and Maths in eurorack over the years (could argue they're too nice to use as slew limiters though!). The Bug AD envelopes are similar but they don't have an input - so something like them with input would be a perfect start.
I would like a couple just to use with the DDSR sometimes for example, smoothing those voltages really add a lot of flexibility
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chrisdermo wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:33 pm As someone that's never used a slew limiter, what's the appeal / application? Obviously have used the left side of the dual filter to make control voltages and LFOs more bendy and laggy .... is it possible for a slew limiter to get more fully featured than that?
Just like it smooth Chris!
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lud wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:54 pm
chrisdermo wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:33 pm As someone that's never used a slew limiter, what's the appeal / application? Obviously have used the left side of the dual filter to make control voltages and LFOs more bendy and laggy .... is it possible for a slew limiter to get more fully featured than that?
Just like it smooth Chris!
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I keep looking at the 3fw Chirper layout and thinking, what if you replace the filter with a shift register?
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chrisdermo wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:33 pm As someone that's never used a slew limiter, what's the appeal / application? Obviously have used the left side of the dual filter to make control voltages and LFOs more bendy and laggy .... is it possible for a slew limiter to get more fully featured than that?
more for something like the DDSR or step sequencers, for example you might run a channel of DDSR thru a quantizer and into the 1vo of an osc to get a pitch sequence, or you might run it through a slew and into a filter to modulate the filter in a not-stepped way. a slew can basically turn any sequence into a weird wavetable LFO, thus expanding the potential of your modulation without adding more modulation. or imagine using touch plates in a performative way... press a touch plate and instead of getting an instant change you get a slow rise or fall.
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BananaPlug wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:07 pm I keep looking at the 3fw Chirper layout and thinking, what if you replace the filter with a shift register?
There'll be some sort of basic shift reg on the expander (un-designed still) for sure.
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Many slew limiter uses - with an LPG/VCA could potentially use smoother shapes as envelopes or for a wider range of modulation activity than not having that option....acidic slides and glides, smooth panning/cross-fading, maybe just very subtly or irregularly too on sequences. Nice to be able to turn it on and off or vary the intensity too
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The old Moog CP-251 had that Lag processor which I always liked to use with S/H voltage to smooth it out a bit. Pretty handy.
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