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Subject: Re: Phaser Modulation

From: Elhardt@...
Date: 1999-12-02

jlarryh@... writes:

>>But, I do not agree with the general concept that feature reduction because
of incremental cost increases should be an icon of MOTM design. If MOTM
really means Mother of the Modulars, or Modular of the Millennium, then it
should be just that.<<

I don't like to see compromises made either. But when somebody is asking for
the functionality of the MOTM-320 LFO to be placed in the Phaser, that is
going too far. Keep in mind, virtually all modular synths that have phaser
modules don't provide any internal modulation at all. You are expected to
use other modules for that. So the MOTM phaser has already gone beyond the
others in that area. The places to spend more money on are the phase shifter
itself. As I suggested before, negative feedback. How about a rotatary
switch to allow the user to choose 4,6,8,10,12 stages of phase shift like the
Moog 12 stage phaser? Someone else mentioned spreading/contracting the
phaser bands/notches apart, for totally different phaser sounds. The Nord
Modular does that, and it gives you thousands of different phaser tones.
These are the places to add features.