This Design Idea provides a simple, inexpensive, portable circuit as an alternative to a microcontroller to provide a wide-range source of low-distortion sine waves for audio-circuit design and debugging. Although sine waves from DDS (direct digital synthesis) offer greater stability and fewer harmonics and other spurious-frequency components, this more `retro` approach lets designers use Linear Technology Corp`s LTSpice freeware and hone their circuit-simulation skills.
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MusicRadar.com If you have multiple , don't be afraid to use them. To learn what they all do, start experimenting by duplicating the first settings to the second, then adjust the second. Try detuning it slightly to thicken up a sound, or
MusicRadar.com "With FM synthesis, at least two table lookup are used in combination, but the phase part is not distorted like it is in PD. The output of one 'modulator' modulates the frequency of the other one (the 'carrier
For our use here, we will create an signal source that can produce three waveforms / wave shapes: , square wave and sawtooth wave. Each of these wave shapes has characteristics that make it suitable for use in electronic music.