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Subject: Re: [motm] standard gate voltage
In a message dated 4/1/2000 4:45:42 PM, davevosh@...
>i thought the
>"standard" gate / trigger voltage was +5vdc - ?
I think the absolute standard gate voltage which everyone is in complete
agreement with is exactly 5V!
Unless it's 10V (e.g., ARP).
Unless it's 15V (didn't someone on the list ask about a Roland or Korg gate
Unless it's some other voltage.
That's the agreed upon standard!
And you can take that to the Bank!
John (I think gate inputs should respond to pulses of 4V [so they will work
with 5V gate out equipment] but produce a gate of around 10V [so they can be
used with equipment that needs a 10V gate] as the MOTM does -- this way you
don't have any of the BS I've experienced when trying to use the Serge with
the ARP -- Hey! Look at the date! Where are the other Stooges?) Barlow