8bit osc+Analog filter synth

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8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:42 am

I had a Shruti-1, but I don't use it all the time.
but I don't like this 8bit wavetable.
so I pounded the google looking for 8bit chiptune osc(nes or sid emulating).
If somebody else has an alternative synth please come up with it

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Arddhu » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:04 pm

ESQ-1 or SQ-80?
It's not analogue but the Monomachine can sound very NES or SID like.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by pjablon » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:38 pm

Korg Poly800. It's analogue but the oscillators are based on the chips used in some vintage arcade consoles and can do nice chip tune sounds. Check Alex's video:

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Virgule » Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:34 pm

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6x CEM3394, as used in Bally/Sente arcade games and 6x CEM3372 filters

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by condit79 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:55 pm

I wouldn't say a six track sounds exactly what you'd call 8bit...not even close. Some consoles may have used the same chips but that's where the similarity ends.
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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by rhino » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:19 pm

Arddhu wrote:ESQ-1 or SQ-80?
It's not analogue but the Monomachine can sound very NES or SID like.
The ESQ and SQ80 have 8-bit digital waves and analog filters

I'm assuming by specifying 8-bit oscillators you mean digital.
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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Sir Nose » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:52 pm

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Arddhu » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:10 am

rhino wrote:
Arddhu wrote:ESQ-1 or SQ-80?
It's not analogue but the Monomachine can sound very NES or SID like.
The ESQ and SQ80 have 8-bit digital waves and analog filters
Yes. That's why I suggested them. I was referring to the Monomachine not having any analogue components.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:51 am

pjablon wrote:Check Alex's video:
great video

rhino wrote:
Arddhu wrote:ESQ-1 or SQ-80?
It's not analogue but the Monomachine can sound very NES or SID like.
The ESQ and SQ80 have 8-bit digital waves and analog filters

I'm assuming by specifying 8-bit oscillators you mean digital.
I think SQ80 is more lofi(like ppg) than chip

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by kushwonder » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:17 pm

not sure why you want "emulating" since you mentioned you have a shruthi, which is hardware ?...can you expand on the emulating part :? ... for the price of that shruthi, you could buy a Commodore 64 with Mssiah, or an NES with midiNES...or you could just buy a gameboy with a flashed cartridge and put some of the coin from selling the shruthi back in your pocket ;)

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Arddhu » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:24 pm

severen wrote: I think SQ80 is more lofi(like ppg) than chip
Have you ever used one?

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:40 pm

Sir Nose wrote:OTO Biscuit
Last week I'm sold this machine.
I don't like 12 db filter.

Arddhu wrote:
severen wrote: I think SQ80 is more lofi(like ppg) than chip
Have you ever used one?
I don't have sq80.
just using sq80l vsti and watching sq80 youtube videos.

Arddhu wrote:ESQ-1 or SQ-80?
It's not analogue but the Monomachine can sound very NES or SID like.
monomachine is not analog.
but That's probably the next best thing

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by kushwonder » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:54 pm

severen wrote:monomachine is not analog.
chiptune = digital ...why are you mentioning analog :?

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Arddhu » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:03 pm

kushwonder wrote:
severen wrote:monomachine is not analog.
chiptune = digital ...why are you mentioning analog :?
I think this is a key point. Not much room for "analogue warmth" in chiptune land. What you probably want is something with colourful DACs rather than an analogue filter.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:24 pm

Arddhu wrote:
kushwonder wrote:
severen wrote:monomachine is not analog.
chiptune = digital ...why are you mentioning analog :?
I think this is a key point. Not much room for "analogue warmth" in chiptune land. What you probably want is something with colourful DACs rather than an analogue filter.
I just want dirty digital osc with analog 24db filter color.

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