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*[http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec99/articles/synthsecrets.htm Synth Secrets, Part 8: More About Envelopes]
 
*[http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec99/articles/synthsecrets.htm Synth Secrets, Part 8: More About Envelopes]
 
=== Kits ===
 
=== Kits ===
*[http://www.cgs.synth.net/modules/cgs116_env.html Serge Extended ADSR Envelope Generator]
 
 
*MFOS [http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/index.php?CATPARTNO=NONE&PROJARG=ADSR001%2FADSR001.html&MAINTAB=SYNTHDIY&VPW=1150&VPH=777 ADSR Envelope Generator]
 
*MFOS [http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/index.php?CATPARTNO=NONE&PROJARG=ADSR001%2FADSR001.html&MAINTAB=SYNTHDIY&VPW=1150&VPH=777 ADSR Envelope Generator]
 
*MFOS [http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/index.php?CATPARTNO=NONE&PROJARG=DUALARGENERATOR%2FDUALARGENERATOR.html&MAINTAB=SYNTHDIY&VPW=1150&VPH=777 Dual Attack Release Envelope Generator]
 
*MFOS [http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/index.php?CATPARTNO=NONE&PROJARG=DUALARGENERATOR%2FDUALARGENERATOR.html&MAINTAB=SYNTHDIY&VPW=1150&VPH=777 Dual Attack Release Envelope Generator]
 
*[http://www.cgs.synth.net/modules/cgs116_env.html Serge Extended ADSR Envelope Generator]
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=== Schematics ===
 
=== Schematics ===
 
*Digisound 80 [http://www.digisound80.co.uk/digisound/modules/80-10/80-10.htm 80-10 Voltage Controlled Envelope Generator], [[CEM3310]] based. ''Electronic Music Circuits'' by [[Barry Klein]],1982, p. 62-3, includes [[Charles Blakey]]'s independent trigger input modification.
 
*Digisound 80 [http://www.digisound80.co.uk/digisound/modules/80-10/80-10.htm 80-10 Voltage Controlled Envelope Generator], [[CEM3310]] based. ''Electronic Music Circuits'' by [[Barry Klein]],1982, p. 62-3, includes [[Charles Blakey]]'s independent trigger input modification.

Revision as of 09:20, 24 January 2013

An envelope generator is a device that produces an envelope voltage. When it controls a VCA these together form an envelope shaper.[1]

AD envelope generator

The envelope generator is usually triggered by a gate signal from the keyboard.[2]

Usage

For shorter envelopes at higher pitch, as happens in acoustic instruments, a master CV is taken from the same voltage as used for VCO pitch.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Synthesizers for musicians by R A Penfold, PC Publishing, 1989, ISBN 1870775015, p.21
  2. ^ Synthesizers.com Q109 Envelope Generator
  3. ^ Description of the Serge Extended ADSR Envelope Generator

External links

Kits

Schematics