Variable Pole analog filter based on Asteroid Op VCF Tech

Model: Millipede Variable Pole VCF
Analog Filter, Can easily get Brutal tones.

width: 13hp
current: 58mA, -56mA
Depth: 2.5 inches

What does this do?
This is an analog filter that uses two modern equivalent ssm2164 IC's v2164 from cool audio to do it's magic. This particular filter however allows the user to vary the phase of each pole or filter cell. There are four filter cells total. This is similar to the Blue lantern Asteroid Operator Station VCF. The Asteroid Operator Station VCF has 8 Static filter out puts. Those 8 flavors were found by exploring the circuit found on the millipede vcf and internally installing the resistor ratio for that flavor.

On the millipede vcf you are allowed to find more exotic flavors yourself. Operation is easy. You first have all the poles counter clockwise and the three switches set to mute. This will have the filter as a dark Low pass filter. Then you turn on a pole using the switch and turn the know to hear the change. Pole 3 by default is always on, otherwise there would have been no sound if all poles were muted. Having all the poles set clockwise and active easily gets you into brutal sounding tones in a good way.

There is an on board diode limiter circuit to help tame really harsh tones. This is activated by switch.

The audio input has some gain, so you don't always have it fully clockwise. There is also a capacitor selector switch just like my other filters. This modifies the rez peak.

Price: $250

  • 58 mA +12V
  • 56 mA -12V
  • ? mA 5V
  • 32 mm deep

No info about availability.

$250
13 HP Filter
submitted Feb 12th 2016, 18:34 by bluelantern

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