[sdiy] Sawtooth vs. Triangle core VCOs

David G Dixon dixon at mail.ubc.ca
Fri Jan 25 00:48:42 CET 2013


> First thing that comes to mind is that triangle cores don't 
> suffer from the cap discharge time, which tends to make the 
> VCO go flat at higher frequencies.
> 
> I would also think it's easier to do through zero on a 
> triangle core if that's your thing.  You can also do wave 
> reverse sync on a triangle as opposed to wave reset sync on a saw.

You can also do reset sync on a tricore, but it's a little tricky if you
want the triangle to reset at the bottom (as opposed to the middle).

I prefer reversing sync anyway, sonically.



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