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The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Philly Stress » Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:42 pm

There is one thing that always bothered me about this wonderful keyboard. Why is there no way to modulate the amplifier from the LFO like you would the filter?
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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Alphacode » Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:20 pm

Correct me if i am wrong but as far as i remember beside the modular (and here i'm still not sure on this ) no Moog synth had ever had such option ... actually very few analogues in the 80's had this option ...

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Joey » Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:09 am

the yamaha cs mono series and the korg ms20 have it...
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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by nadafarms » Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:03 am

my new sh5 has got it :D
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Post by hfinn » Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:10 am

Yeah that was never a very popular feature. The Pro-one, P5, P10, OBX, OB-Xa, OB-8, Memorymoog, (or really any moog) has that feature. The only ones that come to the top of my head are the yamaha CS synths (including the 80), Korg PS-3xxx synths and not many more. Sh-5 and I think the 7 did too..

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by hfinn » Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:11 am

nadafarms wrote:my new sh5 has got it :D
you're selling the Macbeth and keeping a SH-5? And after having a system 100? You're nuts ;)

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by synthshaw » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:19 am

The promars has it.

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by clusterchord » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:36 am

jupiters 6 and 8 have it. MKS80 etc. its a great feature, esp on a polyphonic.


thinkin again, it was a standard with many Rolands, rest for the smallest ones like SH9/2/101. but not so much with moog/oberheim
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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by iProg » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:40 am

hfinn wrote:Yeah that was never a very popular feature. The Pro-one, P5, P10, OBX, OB-Xa, OB-8, Memorymoog, (or really any moog) has that feature. The only ones that come to the top of my head are the yamaha CS synths (including the 80), Korg PS-3xxx synths and not many more. Sh-5 and I think the 7 did too..
The Prophet '08 has it as well, thanks to the modulation matrix ;)

I never use it on my Pro-One. I usually route the Filter mod to the mod wheel and the LFO to the pulse width of one or both oscillator(s)

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Alphacode » Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:00 pm

Th Korg Polysix has it also ( talking strictly about vintage gear as most Va has this feature usually... )

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Juno6 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:03 pm

My JP6 and A6 can do that...


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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by OriginalJambo » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:24 pm

Couldn't you just buy a tremolo pedal? Or automate the volume in your DAW software package?

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by Hybrid88 » Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:20 pm

OriginalJambo wrote:Couldn't you just buy a tremolo pedal? Or automate the volume in your DAW software package?
Thats what I'm thinking, just get a Boss TR-2 Tremelo and youv'e freed up any LFO's on your synth for other duties. Another good alternative is to use the tremelo in Native Instrument's Guitar Rig, all locked up to tempo, assuming your recording and not live.

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Re: The thing that bothers me about the Little Phatty...

Post by OriginalJambo » Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:44 pm

Good shout. :thumbup:

There's also a volume CV input as well so you could buy an CP-251 or an LFO module to solve this issue as well, whilst still leaving the LP's own free for other duties.

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