common waveforms in synths

Chris Crosskey chrisc at
Mon Mar 10 21:32:49 CET 1997

Kyle wrote.....

>other than square, triangle, & sawtooth, are their any other waveforms
>that are commonly used in synthesizers?  I'm trying to come up with a
>couple single cycle waveforms to use in a digital synth design.  A 
>frequency modulated sine, perhaps?

It may not be common to synths but anyone who's heard an Elektor 
Formant's spaced-sawtooth will agree it has a real bit to it, it's 
almost a shame to filter it.

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