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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by madtheory » Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:12 pm

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by hfinn » Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:44 am

radek tymecki wrote:
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radek tymecki wrote:Also. You can switch cards and see if they're really faulty! :)
You can't on an OB-8.
yes you can. i own ob8 and owned ob-xa
How can you if there are multiple voices on one PCB? The OBX has separate cards for each voice so you could swap them.

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by radek tymecki » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:30 am

oops... you're right my bad :) sorry

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by adhmzaiusz » Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:51 am

one other observation here i cant seem to figure out... the manual says it has 3 lfo's, but it seems only obvious that there is one on the mod section and one near the bender. if there are 2 in the mod section, how do you change the speed of both seperately???
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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by hfinn » Tue Feb 17, 2009 3:21 am

What page of the manual says it has three LFO's?

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by adhmzaiusz » Tue Feb 17, 2009 4:50 am

hfinn wrote:What page of the manual says it has three LFO's?
page 32, which is page 35 in the pdf!!
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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by hfinn » Tue Feb 17, 2009 3:08 pm

It's counting the one that is dedicated for Pulse width modulation. Notice it has a seoerate depth knob.

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by adhmzaiusz » Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:36 pm

hfinn wrote:It's counting the one that is dedicated for Pulse width modulation. Notice it has a seoerate depth knob.
Yea you must be right sir. Thanks for the reply. In page 2 there are some lfo options like offsetting the phase and lfo envelope, so i guess they count this as 2 lfo's. I wish it worked like 2 seperate rates.
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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by Leeroy Jenkins » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:24 am

Negative hfinn.. you are correct in that there's two LFOs on the main panel, but one controls voices 1-4 and the other controls voices 5-8. There isn't a separate LFO for PWM as you describe.

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Re: Just got a Oberheim OB8, got some questions!

Post by hfinn » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:03 am

Leeroy Jenkins wrote:Negative hfinn.. you are correct in that there's two LFOs on the main panel, but one controls voices 1-4 and the other controls voices 5-8. There isn't a separate LFO for PWM as you describe.
I was just trying to interpret the way the manual wrote it. I don't have one in front of me. So you must have to set it up through page 2?

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