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Introducing CLANG

So, it’s been a while since the last update, but we’ve been busy working on new products and today we reveal the first one in a series of new eurorack modules.
This is CLANG; a ring modulator with a twist! This four-quadrant multiplier, combined with two types of wavefolders, a built-in oscillator and VCA can do a lot of sound processing you haven’t heard before. And to really demonstrate the versatility of this 8HP module, we made a little clip for you. Check it out below! 

  Ring Folder

Clang is a unique combination of a four-quadrant multiplier (ring modulator) and wave folder that can generate a wide range of interesting sounds from just a sine or triangle waveform. From screeching drones and strange bell sounds to plucky tones or center aligned pwm waveforms. Three inputs which accept both audio and control voltages, and two outputs with slightly different functions: the left simply provides the processed sound, while the right routes the signal via a VCA, controlled by the Offset Mod input and its level knob. Clang also has an integrated triangle oscillator normalled to the Y input.

RM Mode switch (Ring Modes) 

1: Four-quadrant multiplier. Modulation of the carrier signal with offset control. Ideal for producing typical bell-like tones.
2: A single stage, soft folding circuit that bends the waveform and adds extra harmonics to the carrier waveform. Offset Mod input can be used to animate the folded signal.
3: A hard fold circuit that generates an unusual center aligned pwm-like waveform.

Width: 8HP
Depth: 26 mm
Power: 25 mA (+12 V) / 25 mA (-12 V) 

175.00 €

 Analog VCO

Prime Mover is an advanced and versatile voltage controlled oscillator based on the renowned 3340 VCO chip, originally developed by Doug Curtis ( Curtis Electromusic). Four primary outputs generate Saw, Triangle, Pulse and Sine, all with individual wave shapers to expand the sonic possibilities even further. All shapers are simultaneously controlled by the Wave Cycle knob and can be animated using an external CV source. The fifth output provides a square signal, one or two octaves below the main pitch.

Prime Mover is typically controlled with an 1V/octave CV signal, covering +10 octaves with excellent pitch tracking. A six position rotary switch makes octave transposition a breeze. Separate inputs for Hard and Soft Sync and a Frequency Modulation input with a selectable Linear or Exponential response. And finally, a dedicated output to pass on the CV signal - quite handy when you want to add a second oscillator.

Waveforms: Saw - Double Saw | Triangle - Folded Triangle
Pulse - Double pulse | Sine - Folded Sine | Sub Squares  (-1 /-2 octave)  

Width: 16HP
Depth: 26 mm
Power: 57mA (+12 V) / 52 mA (-12 V)

360.00 €

  Wave Shaper

The Wrinkler consists of a primary wavefolder circuit and a secondary “creaser”, both controllable via knobs and CV. Generally wave folders only work with low harmonic content such as sine or triangle waveforms but this one comes with circuitry that can fold and wrinkle ANY waveform you feed into it, including square waves! An offset function adds some extra sonic abilities to the mix. The Wrinkler got two outputs; one with the folded signal and one with a “squarified” version of the folds. Perfect for creating harsh, metallic sounds.

When folding a waveform you add a lot of harmonic overtones to it. Unfortunately in the process, the fundamental gets weaker and you will lose some of its original low end content. With the DRY LEVEL knob you simply blend the original waveform with the folded.

Width: 12HP
Depth: 26 mm
Power: 46 mA (+12 V) / 46 mA (-12 V) 

285.00 €


 Interpolating scanner

The Fourcaster is a unique 4-channel crossfader a.k.a. interpolating scanner.
Once you start working with it, you'll soon discover how you can create very complex sounds simply by morphing different sources. In short; mix four separate input signals, manually or by control voltage. When turning the central knob (Channel Scan), each input fades (morph) from one to the next completely seamless. Or even better, let an envelope generator or LFO do the job for you.

Usually you set out with a single waveform, process it through filters, a VCA and some effects. With the Fourcaster your sounds evolve over time, creating a sequential composite of sounds. And yes, you can mix CV and create evolving crazy complex CV signals as well.

Width: 12HP
Depth: 26 mm   
Power: 39 mA  (+12 V) / 36 mA (-12 V)

215.00 €

 Dual mode filter

The Beautifier is a flexible OTA based filter, featuring a lowpass/bandpass switch and a selectable slope of 24db and 12dB. Two attenuated CV inputs for frequency cutoff and resonance. The filter self-oscillates at a given point and can be driven quite hard if you crank up the gain. All in all, a versatile analog workhorse with a lot of character; from smooth and creamy to quite raw and screamy.

: 12HP
Depth: 26 mm
: 47 mA (+12 V) / 19 mA (-12 V)

205.00 €

 Envelope Generator

A general purpose Envelope Generator with three outputs (one inverted ) and three time ranges. From short and snappy  to several minutes long contour curves. Four knobs control the ADSR behaviour which also can be re-triggered/looped simply by the flip of a switch. In LOOP mode, Attack and Decay knobs determine the CV contour. Input requires a GATE signal of +5V. Voltage outputs range from 0 to +10V, inverted +10 to 0V.

Width: 8HP
Depth: 26 mm
Power: 20 mA  (+12V) / 5 mA (-12V) 

165.00 €

 Dual VCA

Two independent amplifiers with linear response, typically used for controlling audio amplitude or voltages. It can also be employed as a signal splitter (VCA 2 is normaled to the output of VCA 1). Works great to create ring-modulator sounds as well with CV control over both audio and CV signals.

This VCA has been designed to work with voltage peaks spanning from 5V to 10V. A general analog envelope generator typically produce a positive peak at +10V but if it’s digital you often only get +5V. The Mod Level amplifies or attenuates the CV signal and the overall amplification is therefore determined by the combination of the Mod Level and Out Level knobs.

Width: 8HP
Depth: 26 mm   
Power: 13 mA (+12 V) / 10 mA (-12 V)

140.00 €