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Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo

Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo
« on: July 16, 2019, 03:04:41 AM »
I use the code knobs interface with my OB6, then use 2 max for live devices in Ableton, namely pitchbend with LFO 2 assigned to it to get a nice pitch warble going.

I find it better than the one you can get with the actual ob6 lfo. I wonder did they get something wrong with the onboard LFO? It seems way too responsive and almost unusable for pitch modulation, as anything above about 8 to 10 is too intense, surely this canít be right? I keep trying to make juno 106 style pitch warbles but itís always a challenge.

Anyway the issue I have using my system with the pitch bend wheel and external lfo is that it all works fine unless you want to do a pitch bend at some out of whatever amount of Semitones but you canít because the pitch bend is tied up.

Can anyone suggest a workaround or ways to get / use other software lfos etc?

I saw that someone had made a hardware option for more lfos, is there a software equivalent?

Any suggestions for adding extra logs to control the same functionality?

Re: Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2019, 11:29:15 AM »
...the onboard LFO? It seems way too responsive and almost unusable for pitch modulation, as anything above about 8 to 10 is too intense, surely this canít be right? I keep trying to make juno 106 style pitch warbles but itís always a challenge.


Someone has made a multi LFO device. I have seen them show it on the OB6 users forum on Facebook. I think it is general LFOs not LFOs per voice of course because that would have to be on the voice cards themselves.
I think he's got a demo on YouTube somewhere. I can't vouch for it but I saw it.
I guess the thing with the sensitivity of the Wheel modulation to OSC1 or OSC1 frequency is that they chose whatever range as a maximum (maybe an ovtave or more?) and therefore yo udon't get very fine control over it. If the control was finer, someone might say they can't have enough range on it. You really need a coarse and a fine, one with a range of +/- 1-5 octaves or even more for wild swings in frequency for effects and one for musical vibrato, with a maximum range of about +/- 1 tone max.
If you had more than one LFO it would be possible to have one of them do fine and one do coarse.
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Re: Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2019, 01:31:49 PM »
https://forum.sequential.com/index.php/topic,3575.0.html


The LFE.


Iíve ordered one, and it should be delivered in a week or so. Once I have it, I will share my thoughts. But GeoSynths already did a review on YouTube, and it was quite positive:


https://youtu.be/kUI3dMwPSyU
« Last Edit: July 22, 2019, 01:33:50 PM by Shaw »
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Re: Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2019, 01:04:31 PM »
https://forum.sequential.com/index.php/topic,3575.0.html
The LFE.
Iíve ordered one, and it should be delivered in a week or so. Once I have it, I will share my thoughts. But GeoSynths already did a review on YouTube, and it was quite positive:
https://youtu.be/kUI3dMwPSyU

LFOs with Envelopes?  :D
Prophet-6 nut. Formerly, just a Prophet-5 nut.



Re: Ways of adding a 2nd Lfo
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2019, 10:59:15 AM »
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Can anyone suggest a workaround or ways to get / use other software lfos etc?

VCO2 in LFO mode, and turn on a chorus and/or phaser effect to get the oscillator movement back. The chorus on the OB-6 is much smoother than just a fixed detune between the VCOs anyway.