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  1. Unleash the Power of Your Modular System with Bastl Instruments Aikido: A Performative Quad VCA Mixer with Submix Routing and Envelope Followers

    The Bastl Instruments Aikido is a modular quad VCA mixer with submix routing and two styles of integrated envelope followers, offering sidechain compression, expansion, and rapid routing experimentation. It features clickless mute switches, level faders, and dedicated attenuverters on each channel. The unit's envelope followers allow for signals to interact and mix in new ways, and its DC-coupled VCAs can be used for flexible modulation routing. The module offers flexible spectral compression and has multiple cascading mixers. It is an ideal tool for both central mixing and utility in a modular system.

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  2. Exploring the Versatility of Popple: The Multi-Mode Stereo Filter Based on Mutable Ripples V1

    The article 'Exploring the Versatility of Popple: The Multi-Mode Stereo Filter Based on Mutable Ripples V1' delves into the After Later Audio Popple, an 8hp multimode stereo filter based on the Mutable Instruments Ripples V1 filter section. The module maintains the smoothness of Ripples filter while offering two separate audio paths with shared resonance and frequency cutoff controls along with CV inputs. The article highlights the versatility of Popple, including its ability to self-oscillate at high resonance settings and act as a dual sine wave oscillator with the v/oct CV control. Overall, the article presents Popple as a powerful and flexible filter option for any Eurorack setup.

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  3. A Guide to using the velectronic A-Envelope for Polyphonic Configurations

    The velectronic A-Envelope is a versatile Eurorack module that offers four independent channels of ADSR envelope with association capabilities. This functionality allows users to define channel groups that share configuration and define polyphonic configurations up to four voices. The module offers a range of controls, including modulating every ADSR stage independently, controlling the shape of attack, decay, and release stages, and configuring the input activation mode as gate, trigger, or re-trigger. Its user interface provides fast and direct access to every feature of the module, including specific LED monitoring of the signal and BEOS outputs. The A-Envelope has a time range of 400 microseconds to 20 seconds and accommodates input signals from -10 to 10 volts with a bandwidth from DC up to 20kHz. The module also has protection features for human body model electrostatic discharge (ESD) of 2kV, power connector reverse protection, and protection against power polarity inversion.

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