Monotribe CV control

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by Mattew96 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:27 pm

JayEm wrote:i checked the king korg manual on korg's site
Thanks for the idea to look at the manual :D
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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by masstronaut » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:02 pm

Nice. And makes sense seeing as the Ext. In isn't all that much use as an Ext. In.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by Mattew96 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:03 pm

I just had the wildest thought, that means you can theoretically manually gate the synth to allow external audio to be filtered... by itself? :O
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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by JayEm » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:37 pm

not from what i know. the ext in only triggers when the gate on the board is triggered which means the osc is on. i suppose its possible with cv control to trigger the gate and (if control of pitch is going to be allowed) the note triggered is so low as to make to osc technically "silent".

Currently I can use the gate out of my minibrute to trigger my monotribe via the sync in jack. When the arp is held, etc i can use it to sync the tribe perfectly. If a system update is released that allows CV control of the whole unit I'm going to be a very happy boy.
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Re: Monotribe CV control

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by masstronaut » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:15 am

There it is. So how come none of you have made a cable yet?

Does sound like the scaling might be a bit off there, though.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by JayEm » Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:42 am

Waiting on specs for cables i'd guess
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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by masstronaut » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:55 am

Well unless there's another step I think there's only a limited number (16 at most?) of possible ways to wire it and it should be easy to trial and error.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by mute » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:12 pm

nice.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by kpliver » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:20 am

As a bunch of you already predicted, you have to install a new firmware update for it to work:

http://www.korg.co.jp/Product/Dance/mon ... sion2.html
http://www.korg.co.jp/Support/Download/Update/monotribe

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by masstronaut » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:18 pm

Mr. Korg you are spoiling us. I love these Easter eggs. Now just need to get that f*ck-off CV sequencer to control it with.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by JayEm » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:07 am

Google translator up in this b***h!

If you haven't had a peek @ the update download itself, this is a translation of the new manual. I'm sure it needs better clarification.
Also, if you're looking to make up your own cables now, you need an 1/8" jack, 3 ringed (not sure of tech name)
Tip is gate, second ring is CV, and third is ground.

Now I just need to figure out where to get this s**t.

The best part of this manual is apparently the monotribe will accept both hz/volt and volt/oct.
Adaptable little s**t, innit?
OS Ver.2.1, you can receive a CV input terminal using a SYNC IN.
To play from the monotribe analog equipment with output function can be KingKORG and CV.
Preparation
Connection plug CV / GATE and cable
SYNC IN
KingKORGmonotribeCV / GATE OUTCV / GATE cable mini stereo phone jack GATECVGND
Set the input CV
Please set according to the following procedure.
I then turn on the monotribe at the same time hold down the button and SN 1. GATE TIME button.
I will be setting mode input CV.
CV input switch setting
STEP1 Press the I button.
Off LED: turn off the input CV, used as normal SYNC IN.
Lit LED: Turn on the input CV, CV input pin is used as a terminal SYNC IN. SYNC IN function, I will not be able to use.
CV characteristic curve settings
STEP2 Press the I button.
Off LED: with respect to the voltage of the input CV, pitch is proportional (Oct / V).
Lit LED: with respect to the voltage of the input CV, is proportional to the frequency (Hz / V).
If the polarity gate
STEP3 Press the I button.
Off LED: The trigger on the rising edge of the gate voltage (Active High).
Lit LED: The trigger on the falling edge of the gate voltage (Active Low).
Setting for TIP KingKORG is Off button = STEP2, STEP3 button lights up =.
Record of the input voltage CV (calibration)
I record the voltage value of the CV.
in a state in which you enter the a. C4 (de of octave 4), press the PLAY button on the monotribe.
We started recording monotribe will start voltage measurement. PLAY button will light for about 1 second or so, please keep the CV input the meantime. When the recording ends, PLAY button is off.
With the input b. a C5, I press the PLAY button on the monotribe.
We recorded monotribe will start voltage measurement. When the recording ends, PLAY button is off.
I press 2. REC button.
Normal monotribe will start to save your settings.
If you want to cancel the settings, I press the button FLUX.
For operation during start-up
• If the CV input is turned on, I will sound according to the CV / GATE. However, while you are doing playing music ribbon ribbon on the body will take precedence.
• For input CV, enables the "KEY" or "NARROW" of RANGE.
It is useful when you want to output the correct note: KEY.
You will be able to move smoothly in scale, such as Bend: NARROW.
If the TIP NARROW, the recommended range of the notes will be approximately C3 ~ C6. They may not come out exactly the pitch outside this range, please set to KEY in that case.
Octave selector, as Octave Shift function. If you want to play as it is the octave of the CV input, please set to "16 '" the octave. If set to anything other than this, I will vary depending on the octave set.
• If you disconnect the CV / GATE cable if you have set the "ActiveLo" the gate polarity, is monotribe body would sound. To prevent this, please note the following points.
While connected to CV / GATE cable, please turn on the monotribe from the time you turned on the power of the master device (such as KingKORG) above.
• When the power is turned on, do not disconnect the CV / GATE cable.
• If you turn the power off, please turn off the power to the master device (such as KingKORG) Switch off the power supply to the monotribe.
If you leave the ringing sound becomes a factor, such as disconnecting the TIP CV / GATE cable, we stop to pronounce external factors forced by simultaneously pressing buttons and GATE TIME ACVITE STEP button.
Notes vocable is A1 ~ D # 8. Exceeding this range will be (repeatedly) octave foldback.
CV voltage and can be received up to 5V. If you have a 5V over the pitch does not become normal, please adjust the master side to fit within 5V. In addition, the gate voltage, please fit up to 20V.
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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by kpliver » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:28 am

JayEm wrote:The best part of this manual is apparently the monotribe will accept both hz/volt and volt/oct.
Haha, this is blowing my mind. Maybe there's hope for a SQ-10-ish product in the future after all.

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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by loungedumore » Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:19 am

Is it also sending cv / gate out the sync output now as well ?
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Re: Monotribe CV control

Post by masstronaut » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:49 pm

That would be ace wouldn't it? Maybe the next update? ;-)

Still, I'm a bit surprised people aren't expressing more excitement about this.

Also there'll be a bit of a market for cables if anyone feels like making some up.

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