Doepfer A-188-1D

Brigade Device Module

BBDs are used to delay audio signals before digital delays are able to deactivate the BBD-generated effects. BBDs have some very unique advantages (or disadvantages - depending on the point of view) over their digital counterparts, a result of some of the special properties inherent in BBDs. BBD circuits can be treated as a chain of Sample & Hold units (S H), which pass on their voltages to the next S&H in the chain at each clock pulse.

The sound produced by the A-188-1 module is very special indeed. Typical applications include: Flanger, Chorus, Analog Delay or Karplus / Strong Synthesis. As the A-188-1 has a lot of unique features (voltage controlled clock rate / delay time with extreme range, polarity switches for CV inputs, feedback and BBD Out/Mix, clock and CV high speed VCO output, BBD clock input, feedback insert, feedback to self-oscillation), it's not at all unfeasible to discover many unusual applications, e.g., delay controlled by ADSR, envelope, random or sequencer with positive or negative effect.

  • For the A-100 modular system
  • High-speed VCO (HSVCO) section
  • BBD / Audio section
  • Power requirement: +80 mA (+12V) / -50 mA (-12V)
  • Width: 14 TE / 70.8 mm
  • Depth: 60 mm (measured from the back of the front panel)

Further information

Reverb Ne
Delay Yes
Multieffect No
Misc. Effects No
Width 16 TE / HP

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Old school delay with bags of character

Zoë, 18.05.2013
The A-188-1D is a fantastic delay module. It's slow enough that the clock signal doesn't get audible that often, in contrast to the faster A-188-1B. If you want a delay, get this D version. If you want a flanger, get the B version (or another quicker one) instead.

So how good a delay is it? It's not at all a pristine, digital one full of clarity. Quite the opposite: it's an old fashioned, analogue, imperfect, wonderfully quirky delay with bags of character. Instant Delia Derbyshire style sounds!
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Doepfer A-188-1D

Inspector #5, 13.01.2014
For lo-fi freaks ... like me, the module is a real win. It is predestined for 70s Spacemovie feeling. I get full marks because the module meets all my expectations. But if you expect a clean delay sound, you will be disappointed. I recommend this diverse test videos on the net ...

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Service:
If you know what to do with it, the handling is easy. I have not needed any instructions so far.

features:
There is actually everything available, which one can imagine to control a BBD. Above all, the possibilities to feed in the feedback externally and to be able to set the respective signals in polarity are a real advantage.
Unlike other manufacturers, Doepfer has decided not to internally filter the clocknoise. This extends the sound spectrum, but may require an external filter. Since this is explicitly pointed out, there is no reason to complain, so full marks.

sound:
Lo-Fi, as already mentioned. If you want that, you will not be disappointed.

Processing:
As always with Doepfer excellent.
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