[sdiy] What the hell is a Kriminiser?

Rob Mantel rob at arachnoids.org
Tue Jun 18 02:23:13 CEST 2002


It was an old Elektor design, originally not made to be part of the Formant
synth at all. The guy that wrote the 2nd formant book probably just needed
something to fill an extra page or so.

Rob

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Grenader" <pgrenader at mksound.com>
To: "Rainer Buchty" <buchty at cs.tum.edu>; "Theo" <t.hogers at home.nl>
Cc: <simondu at desert.as>; <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [sdiy] What the hell is a Kriminiser?


> A module was made that synthesized police sirens? Begs one to ask the
> question 'why'.
>
> And I thought the Serge Peak & Through was wack!
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> 6/17/02 3:29 PM, Rainer Buchty at buchty at cs.tum.edu wrote:
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> >> And what does this Criminizer (English) do?
> >
> > The "Krimisizer" (as it is spelled in the book) is mainly a module to
> > emulate Police sirens. Citing from the 2nd FORMANT book:
> >
> > "Almost everyone knows the difference between the 'Tatü Tata'-like siren
> > of the European police and the nervous howling, their US-american
> > colleagues announce their coming. The Krimisizer can generate both
> > sounds."
> >
> > It also says: "This module is most likely a supplement which does not
> > excite synthesizer purists very much, since these siren sounds the
FORMANT
> > can also create using LFOs. However, the Krimisizer module allows to
> > realize typical police sirens without the need for exhaustive patchwork
> > [...]"
> >
> > Rainer
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> > --
> >
> > Rainer Buchty, LRR, Technical University of Munich
> > Phone: +49 89 289-28401, Fax +49 89 289-28232, Room S3240
> >
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