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Voltage Controlled Filters

The voltage controlled filter is a major part of subtractive synthesis. There are many different ways to design a filter, and although they basically do the same thing, they all sound a little bit different.  

The filter is the part of the synthesizer that is most responsible for shaping the tones you get out of it, and it gives each synth its own character and unique sound.

Voltage Controlled Oscillators

VCOs are the main building block in every synthesizer, they provide a sound source used for frequency modulation (FM) or phase modulation (PM) by applying a modulating signal to the input. Generating waveforms whose pitch can be adjusted by a voltage per octave.

Sawtooth, sine, triangle or square. This is the voice of your modular system.

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