[sdiy] Expo VCOs: some thoughts

Gordonjcp gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue May 22 01:23:12 CEST 2018

On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 10:36:09PM +0200, sleepy_dog at gmx.de wrote:
> Gordonjcp wrote:
> >On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 09:18:10PM +0200, sleepy_dog at gmx.de wrote:
> >>Come on now kids, let's all keep calm, uncle Gordon is feeling
> >>trollish again!
> >Hey, it's a perfectly reasonable suggestion!  Custard wants it for
> >pennies, custard gets it for pennies.  Eight VCOs in a single package!
> >Real voltage control!  Just stick it all in an STM32 of some sort and
> >have the top sanded down and an SSM logo engraved on... :-D
> >
> Okay. But then at least overclock it. To make the sound warmer!
> ...
> (... I do like some analog things better than the digital versions
> of them I've heard so far, though ;) That'd be mostly VCFs and
> anything with distortion of any kind. Was 10 years ago that I tried,
> though)

The best filters I've heard on any synth without exception are the ones
on the MS2000 ;-)

Anyway many of these ARM MCUs have things like temperature sensors
on-die, so you could read those and program in a suitable amount of
frequency drift...


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