common waveforms in synths

Chris Crosskey chrisc at
Tue Mar 11 22:15:24 CET 1997

Eli wrote....

>> It may not be common to synths but anyone who's heard an Elektor 
>> Formant's spaced-sawtooth [...]
>What's this, like a skip-tooth bandsaw blade?

Yep you got the idea, sounds like the illegitimate offspring of a 
pulse wave and a sawtooth    <g>
>(Relatedly, I bet it would sound cool to have initial phase as a
>parameter on a hard-sync setup, kind of like generalized PWM.
>Probably hard to do in analog, but easy in digital.)
Strictly speaking it wouldn't be too hard to bolt a VC sync onto 
Gene's design, to vary the sync from hard to  soft, but it'd need
 another comparator though, and I ain't going to do it yet.... 

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