AW: Steiner-Parker? Other diode filters?
Juergen.Haible at nbgm.siemens.de
Fri Jul 17 12:51:21 CEST 1998
>On a more related note, does anyone else out there know of synth
>that used diodes as the control voltage element (as opposed to the
>transistors in the Moog design)? I know of only a few:
>Korg MS-50 (these three can be seen at
>Practical Electronics Minisonic
>What other synths used diode filters? I suspect the Steiner-Parker
>synths used these (perhaps in a state-variable configuration). Did
>of the older Rolands use diode ladder filters? Didn't PAiA use
>in some of their filters?
Roland SH-5, if memory serves.
And I wouldn't be surprised if the "Korg-35" IC, that was widely used
in many Korg synths, uses a diode ring, too. I really do not know,
so don't create a myth, I just think that it would make sense.
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