binary vs square random

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NoSonic822
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binary vs square random

Post by NoSonic822 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:04 pm

Whats the difference between binary M4L lfo and square or random?

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Re: binary vs square random

Post by chapelier fou » Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:42 pm

Without checking, i guess :

Square : -1/+1
Binary : random -1 or +1
Random : anything between -1 and 1.
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Re: binary vs square random

Post by kleine » Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:05 am

correct!

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Re: binary vs square random

Post by NoSonic822 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:29 am

chapelier fou wrote:Without checking, i guess :

Square : -1/+1
Binary : random -1 or +1
Random : anything between -1 and 1.
ok, thanks, so square.rectangle means +1 and -1

binary means either +1 or -1, but it's random so it could be five "-1s" in a row

random means any value between -1 and +1

ok, im trying to figure out what this means for the "depth" parameter

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Re: binary vs square random

Post by chapelier fou » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:44 am

replace -1 and 1 by X multiplied by Depth divided by 100.

ex : if depth is 50%
then square outputs -0.5 or 0.5
random outputs anything between -0.5 and 0.5
binary outputs either -0.5 or 0.5.

it should be pretty clear when you look at the scope.
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Re: binary vs square random

Post by NoSonic822 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:28 pm

chapelier fou wrote:replace -1 and 1 by X multiplied by Depth divided by 100.

ex : if depth is 50%
then square outputs -0.5 or 0.5
random outputs anything between -0.5 and 0.5
binary outputs either -0.5 or 0.5.

it should be pretty clear when you look at the scope.
ok cool, one thing i think im trying to get but i cant...is to have a binary lfo but one that goes in only one direction so unipolar...

like to have it start on 4, then jump to either 6 or 8 , but never jump below 4 etc....

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Re: binary vs square random

Post by chapelier fou » Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:03 pm

Yeah well this sounds just like a combination of offset and depth.

You should put your hands on a modular synth my friend !
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Re: binary vs square random

Post by NoSonic822 » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:28 am

chapelier fou wrote:Yeah well this sounds just like a combination of offset and depth.

You should put your hands on a modular synth my friend !
cant fit a modular on your lap on the plane :twisted:

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Re: binary vs square random

Post by kleine » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:30 am

"cant fit a modular on your lap on the plane"

why not? https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/oscill ... x_for_live

:D

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