K5 Additive synthesizer

The K5 chip is an additive synthesizer that builds its sound by adding 5 sinewaves.
No filter required, yes, additive shaping.

The chip can run in 2 modes:

Mode1: 5 CV inputs selects the level of fundamental, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th harmonic levels and a 6th CV is the pitch CV for the fundamental frequency, 1volt/octave. This mode is for modular synth usage and monophonic.

Mode2: 5 CV inputs shapes the envelopes of the fundamental, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th harmonic level. the 6th CV can be used for pitch modulation and it is 8 note paraphonic with MIDI input. Envelopes use the single knob Roland way.

This is a very cool chip that can shape the sound without filters.


2 Responses to “K5 Additive synthesizer”

  1. Gary Says:

    Looking forward to this. Any updates yet?

    • janostman Says:

      Not yet.
      I need some food on the table so I have to do some other Projects inbetween.

      But it’s not lost.
      To good o an idea to loose. 🙂

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