Distortion / Waveshaper
The A-136 is a distortion and wavehaping module with extensive adjustment parameters. The input signal (audio- or control voltage), is first divided inside the module into 3 separate signal paths, which are mixed together at the output with adjustable gain (positive / negative):
- Positive component of the signal with adjustable clipping threshold (also externally); and gain / roll-off (+/-)
- Negative component of the signal with adjustable clipping threshold (also externally); and gain / roll-off (+/-)
- Original signal with adjustable gain / roll-off (+/-)
By way of all the various possible settings of the 5 parameters, very complex waveform distortions and modifications (waveshaping) are possible. The changes range from simple hard- or soft-clipping, to completely changed waveforms, in which the original input signal can no longer be recognised.
- Inputs: Audio / CV In, ext. Clipping Level (+), ext. Clipping Level (-)
- Outputs: Audio / CV Out
- Application examples: Audio distortion (can get especially interesting in conjunction with filters), waveform manipulation for audio- and control signals (LFO, ADSR, random, etc.).
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