[sdiy] Lowest distortion neede for VCA

Harald sdiy at haraldswerk.de
Mon Sep 16 18:19:27 CEST 2013


Am Montag, 16. September 2013, 06:19:32 schrieben Sie:
> I'm with Tom.  I (and I woudl suspect most modular users) use linear VCAs
> almost exclusively post envelope.  The envelope is already exponential.
> 
> > I disagree. Most of the "classic" synths use a linear VCA for
> > the audio output too. The envelopes provide a log decay, but
> > the VCA itself is linear.
> > Whilst a log VCA might be more "logical" in some sense, it
> > isn't actually what was commonly used. Check the schematics
> > of your favourite classic synth to check, but my money's on linear.
> > 
> > 2 cents,
> > Tom
> > 
> > On 15 Sep 2013, at 14:48, Harald <sdiy at haraldswerk.de> wrote:
> > > Because lin are mostly used for VC processing and log for audio.



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