Cycling Envelope Generator

Gene is an Envelope Generator with an integrated Clock/Trigger Source.

The potentiometer RISE, RING, HOLD and FALL change the envelope shape just like a ADSR envelope. The Trigger Button lets you fire the envelope manually. Changing from Long to Short using the upper Switch makes this module more suitable for percussion enveloping.

In order to cycle the envelope there is an integrated trigger source connected to GATE IN. This way you will a an LFO kind of Envelope Generator. The Fast/Slow Switch changes the speed range of the RATE potentiometer from very slow up to audio rates. If there is a cable patched into GATE IN, the internal Trigger will be disconnected from the envelope, but still be available at the TRIG OUT jack.

Using the CV/HOLD Input you can change the rate speed and hold the trigger, if voltage exceeds 3V.

Additionally there is an inverted output inverting the maximum of 8V at the output from either +8V to 0V or 0V to -8V via jumper.

● ADSR like Envelope Generator
● Cycling LFO
● Manual Gate
● Trigger/Clock Source
● Trigger Rate adjustable up to Audio Rates
● Short/Long Adjustment for percussions
● Inverted Envelope Out
● Skiff friendly
● Wrong polarity protection
● 3U Eurorack module, 8 HP wide
● Power consumption: 35 mA at +12 V and 22 mA at -12 V

The module consists of two boards:
● Front PCB Panel
● Main PCB with all electronic components

  • 35 mA +12V
  • 22 mA -12V
  • 0 mA 5V
  • 3 mm deep
  • Ø 3.00 (1 Votes) Average Rating

Module is available as a DIY project only.

This Module is currently available.

submitted Nov 2nd 2018, 17:05 by Stobbert | last Change Jan 15th 2019, 13:26 by modulargrid

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