Casio CZ-series

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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by madtheory » Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:33 pm

The "noise mod" level can be controlled by the sustain level of line 2. Counter intuitive, but that's how it works.

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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by pricklyrobot » Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:26 pm

madtheory wrote:The "noise mod" level can be controlled by the sustain level of line 2. Counter intuitive, but that's how it works.
Counter intuitive indeed. Do they mention this anywhere in the manual (if they do, I obviously missed it), or did you stumble across it on your own?

Oh, and it's the sustain level of the DCA, I assume?


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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by ColorForm2113 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:26 pm

madtheory wrote:The "noise mod" level can be controlled by the sustain level of line 2. Counter intuitive, but that's how it works.
very odd, but helpful! thanks
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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by madtheory » Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:57 pm

pricklyrobot wrote:Oh, and it's the sustain level of the DCA, I assume?
Yes, the DCA2 envelope.
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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by Summa » Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:08 pm

madtheory wrote:The "noise mod" level can be controlled by the sustain level of line 2. Counter intuitive, but that's how it works.
It's the same with the ringmod mixing level and I find it pretty usefull having an Envlope to control those parameters.

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Re: Casio CZ-series

Post by madtheory » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:16 pm

Good point about the envelope. What other synth gives you an envelope just for noise, apart from a modular? Yet another useful quirk of the CZ series. If you've a CZ-1, you can make a noise only patch with any envelope mod you like, and layer it with a detuned patch, which effectively removes the limitation of noise using up a whole oscillator.

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