Thomas Henry’s VCO MAXIMUS

Back in 1987 Thomas Henry published the CEM3340 based Deluxe VCO in his book Build A Better Music Synthesizer. Alas, in the following years everything went digital and the CEM chips went out of production. With the recent re-issues of the classic CEM synthesizer function block ICs these chips have become easily available again at a decent price. And Thomas Henry re-visited and re-invented the Deluxe VCO that transformed quickly into something completely new, the VCO MAXIMUS.
You can find a detailed description of this design at Scott Stites page, where he hosts a lot of information for Thomas Henry designs.

– triangle, ramp, sine and pulse outputs
– pulse/sub blend
– switchable fifth/octave, add/subtract, sub/sub-sub effects
– strong and weak sync
– linear and exponential FM
– 1V/octave response
– no matched pair and/or TEMPCO resistor needed

Width: 16HP (Eurorack)
Depth (incl. power plug): 40mm
Power consumption: TBC

  • 35 mA +12V
  • 30 mA -12V
  • 0 mA 5V
  • 40 mm deep
  • Ø 4.33 (3 Votes) Average Rating

Module is available as a DIY project only.

This Module is currently available.

$162 Price in €
16 HP Oscillator
submitted Dec 18th 2017, 09:10 by modmac | last Change May 18th 2019, 13:58 by HighStop

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