Freq to V/Oct

Request a new device/modular module, and hope that some enterprising developer grants your wish!

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Spindrift
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Freq to V/Oct

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To make modular understand frequency from external systems and vice versa.
It is possible for scope to communicate pitch with external systems using Silent Way since one can map the data as needed through a configuration file. However using Bitwigs HW CV Instrument is not possible, and SilentWay cannot automatically tune either since the control scheme doesn't follow any known standard. IMO it is the main obstacle from integrating scope modular in a seamless way with pretty much any external system.

Would it be possible to make 'Freq to V/Oct' and 'V/Oct to Freq' modules which applies the same mapping as Silent Way does so one can interface directly between scope modules and sequencer/eurorack?
As a programmer, but somewhat ignorant about how the SDK works and DSP in general, it would seems like a fairly trivial thing to solve using regular programming. However using DSP atoms only is another matter. But if it is possible it would be a fantastic addition to scope!
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Re: Freq to V/Oct

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Great question. Talk to Mehdi at SpaceF. I have related needs and can contribute ideas, testing, and money in this direction.
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That’s a dream I’d love to see too.
I quit using SilentWay because it only worked internally and nobody was really building modules or devices to take advantage of that.

There’s so many converters now with DC Coupled outputs or modifications to existing units.
A Mutec Clock and a Black Lion modded ADA8200 is an impressive combo.

A16U is also very worthy still.
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Re: Freq to V/Oct

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I'd also chip in if I can in any way if it seems doable.

@dawman Are you using one of those solutions? I was pondering it, but I figured ideally you don't only want DC-coupling but modular level signals as well. Otherwise you need to have an interface to interface with the interface to pad/boost signals, so Expert Sleepers ES3+ES6 seemed well worth the money.
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UP! +1
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?XTDM~CV~GATE |Freq to V/Oct

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DAC decides on the possibility of use to the outside world!

that has less to do with scope. internally a lot is possible on the dsp-basis and 32bit ... spreading, compression, curves etc.

holger has to run our "startup" >XTDM~CV~GATE converter<,
financed by us!!
that would bring attention to the cv / gate world!
and I would celebrate \ o /

new hope in `21?
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Re: Freq to V/Oct

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Sure, it would be nice with CD-coupled outputs on Xite, but you still have the same problem of communicating pitch between rack and scope since scope doesn't use V/Oct but some other format. And in the end it will be an ES-3/ES-6 but with XTDM instead of ADAT connection.

So we would still need those converter modules!
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Re: Freq to V/Oct

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If anyone can get the modules and spec for using the XITE expansion port, I'll design an FPGA it can talk to, and translate out to DACs.
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Re: Freq to V/Oct

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https://www.ferrofish.com/product/pulse16-dx-cv/
hard to beat the price/number of i/o found in expert sleepers converters though...
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