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Lots of LFOs

Post by JackAstro » Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:48 pm

What synths have a lot of LOFs?

The Matrix 12 had 5 and the DSI stuff has 4. Please list some more.

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Roby31 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:08 am

Waldorf Q/uQ have three, but with their awesome "modulate everything with everything" you can set an extremely low pitched 2nd or 3rd oscillator to slowly modulate other parameters when you don't need their sound
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by smoothcriminal » Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:30 am

ESQ1 has 3

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Jabberwalky » Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:23 am

If you consider a low pitched VCO to be an LFO than the evolver had 8. It's could be modulated as such.

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:25 am

The Nord Modular G2 has about 50 or so, haven't actually tried to see how many I can fit in a patch but it's a lot.

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by retrosounds » Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:30 am

The Korg Z1has 4.
And the Korg WaveStation has 2 LFOs for for each wave, so in total it has 8.
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:35 am

Oh Yeah, V-Synth has one for each Osc, filter etc. Maybe 8 or so all together? Haven't ever counted them.

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by ninja6485 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:52 am

the korg radias has 2 dedicated lfo's, but 3 mod sequencers, which can be set to either wave or step, and are essentially 3 more extensive lfo's. plus you can assign 6 destinations to be modulated (which is including the lfo's.) so in total, you can modulate 9 things, with 5 of those things being a a different lfo or equivalant. 8-)

also, the virus ti has 3, but a huge matrix mod section which can cross modulate almost everything with almost everything else. the only thing i couldn't figure out was how to get it to modulate the filter env. attack and then have the filter env. attack modulate the release, and then the release modulate the decay, and so on. i could only use the envelope as a whole. otherwise extensive is an underastatement.
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Zamise » Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:31 am

The RT's Spectralis has at least 10 LFOs on the "Analog" mono syth part alone. 4 master LFOs and 6 additional LFOs. Plus, also use an input as well as a modulation source if you count that as LFO. I think you'll have to have at least one be the sound source though, unsure, there may be more LFOs?
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by sam » Sat Aug 21, 2010 8:40 am

The A6 is very flexible on the lfo front... :idea:
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by CS_TBL » Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:20 am

In FM synthesis, each operator could be used as an LFO, depending on the algo and on how aren't being used as carrier.
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by I12 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:30 am

Mono Machine 3 per voice making it 18 for the 6 parts.

having parameter locks and slides give you plenty of scope as well
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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by Hugo76 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:25 am

Waldorf Blofeld has 3 per voice, so I guess in total it's 3x16.

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by pflosi » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:52 am

sam wrote:The A6 is very flexible on the lfo front... :idea:
jep, it has 3 lfos, 3 loopable envelopes and both oscs can be used as modulation sources (they can be tuned very low if desired)

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Re: Lots of LFOs

Post by meatballfulton » Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:39 pm

Jabberwalky wrote:If you consider a low pitched VCO to be an LFO than the evolver had 8. It's could be modulated as such.
6 actually, you can't use the analog oscs as modulators, only the digital ones.
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