Forum Rule: Always post complete source code & details to reproduce any issue!
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: what to do with SAMPLE and HOLD

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2018

    what to do with SAMPLE and HOLD


    Sorry this may be quite a stupid question...

    What kind of sound and effects can you produce when using Sample and Hold waveform ?
    I have been playing with it, and all I can get are different kind of noise... I don't know what to do with it.

    Could you give me some directions to get something interesting out of it ?

  2. #2
    Senior Member mortonkopf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    London, uk
    a classic use of sample and hold in modular synth is to sample a noise signal to obtain a random voltage value and use this to set something like the resonance or cutoff value of a filter. If you set the rate of sampling to 16ths or whatever, you get some nice rhythmic tweaking. sample and hold will maintain the voltage value until the next sample is taken.

    If you haven't yet found him, have a look at MylarMelodies Youtube;

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2018
    Big thank you !
    Light !

  4. #4
    Sample and hold on an input noise signal is great for a rhythmic random cut-off changing, or for "robotic" sound effect pitch jumps.

    This app let's you play around with both:

    Lower the cutoff and increase the filter amount, and/or increase the pitch amount to hear it.

    It can also be used to turn regular triangle/sine/sawtooth into stepped versions.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts