control voltage patches

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DamienVdb
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control voltage patches

Post by DamienVdb » Sun May 26, 2019 8:39 am

Hi Ableton Buddies,

I have just discovered about those Control Voltages Patches for Max for live.
It's awesome !

How does it works exactly ? Does anyone knows ?

Damien

chapelier fou
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Re: control voltage patches

Post by chapelier fou » Tue May 28, 2019 9:10 pm

An audio signal, when it goes out of your soundcard, is nothing more that a voltage that varies in time.
So if your soundcard can handle static current (those soundcards are called "DC-coupled"), then it can drive a CV-controlled synth, or whatever. The concept is actually super simple.
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