[sdiy] SAW core VCO flyback time

Ian Fritz ijfritz at comcast.net
Thu Sep 1 02:50:42 CEST 2016

Hmmm... Guess you wouldn't much like this one, then, LOL.


You might want to look up all the you tube demos of this unit and give 
them all a thumbs down, since I don't think they have any yet.

I use both Saw- and Tri-driven pulsers, as well as everything in 
between.  They all have their uses, at least for me.


On 8/31/2016 10:26 AM, Donald Tillman wrote:

> For an audio VCO, a PWM derived from a triangle wave is "correct" as the fundamental of the PWM waveform is tightly phase aligned with the fundamental of the triangle.
> A PWM derived from a sawtooth has phase of the fundamental and harmonics moving around with the control voltage.  It may sound nice, but it's as undocumented side effects go, it's pretty crazy.  (Which would suggest a switch for the feature.)
> For an LFO, we don't care about the fundamental and harmonics, so in that case the PWM is derived from the sawtooth so both waveforms start their action at the same time.
>   -- Don


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