[sdiy] Quantizer project.. incoming CV's switching point to change to quantized output CV's ...

Oren Leavitt obl64 at ix.netcom.com
Wed Jul 7 01:38:18 CEST 2021

Agreed! I've never liked the Mostek 50240 et-al.

As a connoisseur of microtonal, just, and other tunings from around the 
world I've designed and built my own MIDI to CV interfaces to allow 
mapping any tuning desired.

Let just drop that a Mercator's comma below unison ;)


- Oren

On 7/6/21 5:33 PM, Mike Bryant wrote:
> Yes !   Those equal temperament (which weren’t quite anyway !) Mostek 
> and GI organ chips of the 1970s/80s that people tried to use in 
> electronic pianos were an abomination.
> We once had to call the piano tuner back when Gary Brooker did a sound 
> check on our baby grand and said it was out of tune.  Whiter Shade of 
> Pale (and some other PH songs) needed a rather extreme stretch tuning.
> But he still moaned the whole show about having to play on this ‘toy 
> piano’.
> *From:*Ben Stuyts [mailto:ben at stuyts.nl]
> *Sent:* 06 July 2021 22:38
> *To:* Mike Bryant
> *Cc:* Richard Wentk; Jean-Pierre Desrochers; SDIY
> *Subject:* Re: [sdiy] Quantizer project.. incoming CV's switching 
> point to change to quantized output CV's ...
>     On 6 Jul 2021, at 21:38, Mike Bryant <mbryant at futurehorizons.com
>     <mailto:mbryant at futurehorizons.com>> wrote:
>     *From:*Synth-diy [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org
>     <mailto:synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org>]*On Behalf Of*Richard Wentk
>     ØI would ignore microtonal options……and hardly anyone uses them.
>     Apart from anyone with a real piano !   Programming in the
>     Railsback curve is well worth the effort.
> Also a Fender Rhodes (and probably any other electric piano):
> http://www.fenderrhodes.com/org/manual/ch5.html 
> <http://www.fenderrhodes.com/org/manual/ch5.html> (figure at bottom of 
> the page.)
> Ben
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