[sdiy] DSP 808 new demo

Mattias Rickardsson mr at analogue.org
Thu Jul 25 00:03:21 CEST 2013

On 24 July 2013 22:48, Richie Burnett <rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk> wrote:
>> As a TR808 owner for over 20 years, I was a little embarassed to only
>> discover recently the source of the Egyptian Lover "zap" sound - you simply
>> take the 14 volt trigger output from the "Accent Out" and plug  it in to
>> your mixer (making sure you turn down the trim!) Doh! And I  always thought
>> it was a high Q filter sweep!
> My unit currently doesn't model this "gate pulse heard as audio" sound. It
> could easily be added as an alternative "zap" instrument if you think it's
> worthwhile though.

Interesting, must try it. In a studio context I'm sure that the EQ of
a mixer could transform this spike into something that rings and has
much more character than the raw spike. All signals are worth
listening to! :-)

/mr  -  currently preparing for a live set using two
computer-controlled LFOs as the main signal source for both sound and
video backdrop

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