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Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by expermusic » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:08 pm

Hello all,

I couldn't find this elsewhere, but does anyone know if a moogerfooger ring mod would track the cv of a micromoog? I'm thinking of getting one to use as an extra oscillator for the micro. Would it track pitch correctly?
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:47 am

Unfortunately if you want the ring mod or freqbox to track with the micromoog you will need some sort of attenuatation like the cp251. I have the micro that has an attenuator knob on the keyboard out and it only tracks about 3 or 4 notes. BUT oddly enough the moog lowpass filter set to self oscillate will track very nicely! It would only be a sine wave though but if you mix it with the micros filter in tone mode you'll have 2 sine osc plus the variable wave osc plus the sub octave so kinda like have 4 osc. Im personally either going to start building a modular around my micro or if modusonics gets up and running again (I know a lot of people have problems with him right now but I don't want to get in to that and give him the benefit of the doubt) id really like to get the dvco !
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by expermusic » Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:36 pm

Ok, thanks! I'll have to check out the filter then.
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by WhinyLittleRunt » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:13 pm

I'll have to retry some of this stuff mentioned here; I remember trying to do the exact same thing with my Micro and could not get it to track...
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:59 pm

I can't remember the exact number, but the Micromoog isn't 1 volt per octave, just something close.
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by Henfield » Tue May 04, 2010 3:39 am

ColorForm2113 wrote:Im personally either going to start building a modular around my micro or if modusonics gets up and running again (I know a lot of people have problems with him right now but I don't want to get in to that and give him the benefit of the doubt) id really like to get the dvco !


Have you thought about using modules made by Synthesizers.com? I have a collection of their modules, and I have thought of getting a Micromoog as a controller, as it has many more input/output connections than other Moog synthesizers, which would interface nicely with a modular setup.

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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue May 04, 2010 3:57 am

Henfield wrote:
ColorForm2113 wrote:Im personally either going to start building a modular around my micro or if modusonics gets up and running again (I know a lot of people have problems with him right now but I don't want to get in to that and give him the benefit of the doubt) id really like to get the dvco !


Have you thought about using modules made by Synthesizers.com? I have a collection of their modules, and I have thought of getting a Micromoog as a controller, as it has many more input/output connections than other Moog synthesizers, which would interface nicely with a modular setup.
oh yeah definately, i drool over dot com stuff all day. ideally i would like the dvco for my micro though just because its easy, and hopefully still cheaper than 2 dot com vcos, standards module (micro isnt 1v/oct),a mult, power supply, and something to mount them in. and then i would like to have my dot com/misc modular next to that. but moneys tight right now so im not worring about any of that for awhile
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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by Henfield » Tue May 04, 2010 1:41 pm

Synthesizers.com has a rackmount frame, which can mount 8 module spaces in a standard rackmount enclosure, as well as an inexpensive "wall wart" power supply for up to 8 modules. Using these could make a great small setup for interfacing with the Micromoog.

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Re: Micromoog / Moogerfoogers

Post by Computer Controlled » Fri May 07, 2010 12:11 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:I can't remember the exact number, but the Micromoog isn't 1 volt per octave, just something close.

I believe it's .92v/oct

The output however IS 1v/oct.
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