[sdiy] (ot) best old synths for CV/gate control of SDIY projects??

Tom Bugs admin at bugbrand.co.uk
Fri Jun 27 12:55:48 CEST 2014


Who is this joker? http://www.midimplant.com/
(Not sure what's kept me from getting one or more of these before.. 
Looks SUPER)

On 27/06/2014 11:30, Roman Sowa wrote:
> Just put MIDI2CV inside the MIDI keyboard. It can fit anywhere.
> And it does go to 0V between notes if you tell it to do so by user 
> settings.
> No resistor ladder keyboard can give you the precision possible with 
> modern DACs used in MIDI2CV converters (most of them if not all).
> Consider that MIDI keyboards are now just 2cm wider than the key 
> length and their weight is next to nothing. You will love it when 
> touring.
>
> I'm not gonna tell you which MIDI2CV to get, but you know who's making 
> the smallest ones...
>
> Roman
>
> W dniu 2014-06-27 11:22, Dave Kendall pisze:
>> +1 on getting a MIDI to CV converter. A trigger output is important for
>> some playing styles on the keyboard.
>> You can get by with just CV and GATE, but there are a few things you
>> can't really do without a trigger out.
>>
>> Some MIDI2CVs (Oakley maybe ?) have a mode where a very fast "dip"
>> occurs in the GATE signal every time a trigger would normally be 
>> generated.
>> This allows re-trigger functionality with envelopes that only have a
>> GATE input.
>>
>> cheers,
>> Dave
>>
>>
>> On 26 Jun 2014, at 19:05, Dan Snazelle wrote:
>>
>>> ive been BUILDING my own synths for enough years now that I forgot to
>>> BUY any for like 7 yrs!!
>>>
>>> ( last one i bought was a prophet 600)
>>>
>>> but for fun, live,  recording, demos, etc it would be GREAT to have a
>>> synth that puts out cv/gate to control my modular stuff!!
>>>
>>> so my question is, with todays over inflated ebay sales market what is
>>> a good synth to get that wont cost as much as a nice car , that has
>>> cv/ gate out?
>>>
>>>
>>> on first glance maybe the ROLAND SH STUFF might be good as its mainly
>>> non proprietary/ ssm/CEM based...except maybe the sh-101??
>>>
>>> or am i totally wrong about that?
>>>
>>> as far as 1/v oct synths with cv/ gate OUT...korg and yamaha are hz/ 
>>> volt
>>>
>>> so that leaves maybe moog ( expensive) SCi (did they even have cv
>>> out?) oberheim ( same question)
>>>
>>>
>>> sooooo
>>>
>>>
>>> best roland with cv/gate output?
>>>
>>>
>>> THANKS !!!!!!
>>>
>>>
>>>
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