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  1. The Therevox Ondes VCO: Reviving the Sounds of the Ondes Martenot in Eurorack Form

    The Therevox Ondes VCO is a eurorack compatible module that re-creates the original 7th generation Ondes Martenot oscillator with improvements and additional synth-friendly features. Using original schematics and guidance from Jean Landry, the designer has revived these rare sounds from the Ondes Martenot, providing access to the specialized wave shapers and mixing circuits that make up the unique timbral combinations of the instrument. In addition to the temperature correcting pitch circuit, precision components, and stability improvements, the module features a 1V/OCT pitch input, four position octave switch, three buffered outputs, and two high-quality internal VCAs with illuminated level indication. The silkscreened aluminum front panel comes in four different colors with industrial powder-coating and bead-blasted anodizing finishes.

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  2. Manipulate Your Soundscapes with the Mosaic ADSR Envelope: A Comprehensive Guide

    In the article 'Manipulate Your Soundscapes with the Mosaic ADSR Envelope: A Comprehensive Guide,' readers will learn how to shape sound sources and modulate parameters with the dedicated ADSR envelope found in this Eurorack module. The article explains how the four-stage envelope generator gives individual control over each stage, allowing for complex yet detailed modulation over filters, VCAs, effects, and more. With the ADSR, users can patch in punchy synth stabs, sweeping pads, and powerful sonic transformations. The module has a 10V range for maximum control potential and an ergonomic layout, with a width of 14HP and a depth of 38mm in a front panel Intellijel format.

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  3. Get Six Channels of Clean Sound with the Zlob VnIcursal VCA: The Smallest VCA in Eurorack

    The Zlob VnIcursal VCA is a compact, 8HP module that offers 6 channels of OTA-based DC coupled linear VCAs for audio or CV, making it the smallest VCA in the Eurorack market. It doubles as a voltage-controlled mixer, with LED feedback on each channel's amount of gain. The latest VnIcursal version 666 has mostly resistor arrays, simplifying the build and reducing build time by 30-40%. It also reduces bleed and crosstalk issues sometimes present in previous versions. Although analog VCAs can experience some bleed or noise in certain situations, it is highly DIY-friendly and a great addition to any eurorack setup.

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  4. Exploring the Wild FM Capabilities of Patching Panda's Operat Eurorack Module

    The article 'Exploring the Wild FM Capabilities of Patching Panda's Operat Eurorack Module' dives deep into the features of this compact-sized complex oscillator. With four waveform options, Thru-zero FM/PM, symmetry control, built-in VCA's and amplitude/ring modulation, this module can be transformed into a wild FM monster. The article highlights the potential for creative sound design that can be achieved by experimenting with the various modulation configurations offered by the Operat.

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  5. Exploring the Versatile Capabilities of the nonlinearcircuits Clump Eurorack Module

    The nonlinearcircuits Clump Eurorack module is a 4x4 CV controlled matrix mixer that offers 16 VCAs and 4 mixers. This module can be used as a regular mixer or as a powerful tool for creating unique sounds. It has gain pots that can boost a signal up to 2x and each VCA has a 1k trimpot to remove any offset voltages. Additionally, each input has a switch to turn off or invert the incoming signal, and the pots act as gain pots with no CV patched in and as attenuators when CV is patched. This module is a versatile tool, perfect for those looking to experiment and explore new sounds.

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  6. Exploring Complex Modulation with the Mosaic ADSR Eurorack Module

    The Mosaic ADSR Eurorack module is a powerful tool for creating complex modulations in electronic music. With its four-stage envelope and 10V range, this module allows for detailed control over parameters such as filters, VCAs, and effects. Its ergonomic layout makes it easy to use and patch in, making it a valuable addition to any modular synthesizer setup. Explore punchy synth stabs, sweeping pads, and powerful sonic transformations with the Mosaic ADSR.

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