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Y cable to split CV?

Postby ClintAu » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:44 pm

I was wondering whether it's OK to use a Y-cable such as...

https://www.thomann.de/gb/pro_snake_tpy_2009_jpp.htm

...to split a CV signal with the Moogerfoogers? Eg, to split an LFO from the CP-251 out to two Moogerfooger inputs. I know it's preferable to use the CP-251 mult section, but I don't want to tie it up for this case. I suppose there's a problem using it with an expression pedal because they expect power, but I wouldn't be doing that.

In Eurorack-land they have stackable 3.5mm cables which neatly solve this problem. Is there something equivalent for 6.3mm jack connectors?
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Re: Y cable to split CV?

Postby Acid Mitch » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:05 am

That cable does not split anything. It’s a stereo jack to two mono jacks.
You want a mono jack that gets split to two mono jacks.
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Re: Y cable to split CV?

Postby ClintAu » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:33 am

Thanks! I haven't found an elegant solution for that. I suppose this should work then:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/6-35mm-Mono-2- ... B005JKY43K
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Re: Y cable to split CV?

Postby Acid Mitch » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:18 am

Aye, that’ll work.
The only downside I found with adapters like that is that the cables end up sticking out quite far and with the extra weight you have to be careful not to knock them.
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Re: Y cable to split CV?

Postby ClintAu » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:25 pm

Agreed, rather inelegant :)
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