[sdiy] Innovative Oscillator Design (or not ?)

Paulo Constantino pconst167 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 03:40:02 CEST 2024


hi guys

On Wed, Apr 10, 2024 at 2:36 AM M J Bauer via Synth-diy <
synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:

> Thanks for your reply, Hannes. I looked at the patent. It describes a
> method to switch different CV sources to a conventional VCO. There is no
> PWM to control the integrator slope, so my idea doesn't violate Moog's
> patent!
>
> MJB
> On 9/04/2024 10:18 pm, hannes.janetzek--- via Synth-diy wrote:
>
> The design looks pretty similar to the core of a Moog VCO patent from 2016
> (which references two of the Hohner Organ sound generator patents that I've
> researched).
> Though in the patent the MCU is used to select different CV sources.
> https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160335998A1/en
>
> Hannes
>
> Am Di., 9. Apr. 2024 um 08:55 Uhr schrieb M J Bauer via Synth-diy <
> synth-diy at synth-diy.org>:
>
> Attn: Synth-DIY community...
>
> A while back (2022), I had an idea for an oscillator design which could be
> used in modular or hybrid synth's, but I have not yet tested the concept.
> The oscillator may be digitally controlled or voltage controlled, or both
> at once. I'm not sure if this technique has already been tried and proven.
> I haven't seen any evidence of it, so I would be grateful if anyone with a
> greater knowledge of the art can tell me if this is a novel idea, or a
> concept that has appeared before. (See attached summary.)
>
> M.J. Bauer
>
>
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