Takaab VLH - VCO's Little helper - Sub Oscillator / Ring Modulator / Noise

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TAKAAB VLH

VCO’s Little Helper is a eurorack module that supercharges your existing oscillators by adding a ring mod, sub and noise. The VLH was designed in collaboration with journalist and musician Steve O'Hear following a conversation asking how we could squeeze the features found in the VCO section of many vintage synthesizers into a eurorack system. Specifically, we set ourselves the challenge of designing a great sounding ring modulator, coupled with two ‘sub oscillators’ (frequency dividers) and a noise generator, all packaged into a module small enough to demand space in any eurorack case. At just 2hp in size, the resulting all-analog design has A and B inputs (intended to receive up to two VCOs), ring mod (A carrier/B modulator), sub1 (A -1 octave), sub2 (A -2 octaves), noise, and A and B thus.

A*B - The ring modulator acts on the original signals, with the modulator (input B) behaving something like an attenuverting VCA on the carrier (input A). The result is A*B effectively kicks out the sum and difference between the frequencies of the two input signals. The sound can range from wacky sound effects (a la 1950's and 60's sci-fi) but it can also create very musical, harmonic sounds if the two input frequencies are musically related. The texture of the resulting sound also differs depending on the input waves - pure sine waves create soft clean tones, while saw-tooth and square waves spit out harder more gritty sounds.

A÷2 and A÷4 are sub oscillators that put out square waves at 1/2 and 1/4 of the frequency of input A. A÷2 is also normalised to input B so that the functionality the VLH's modulator can be attained with only a single VCO patched into input A (although, admittedly, things get a lot more interesting harmonically when both the A and B inputs are patched with different signals).

NOISE is an analog noise source in a very usable range which is near-enough white noise with some roll-off at the lower and top end of the audible range.

A and B 'THRU's are passive mult's of the original signals, allowing you to easily re-use your VCOs elsewhere in a patch without having to first un-patch the VLH or use a separate mult.

Module depth: 4.5cm

Size: 1.1cm x 128.5cm x 4.9cm. 

Power Required: 50mA @ +12V | 50mA @ -12V

Package contents: 1x module, 1x 10 pin power cable, 2x M3 screws.






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