MF103 - biphase and then some?!

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MF103 - biphase and then some?!

Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:28 pm

So I just discovered the Sweep In jack on the phaser. I was always kinda baffled why there where 2 cv ins for one knob. But after reading the manual a couple time it finnaly clicked! In 12stage mode the 103's lfo controls 6 of the stages and the lfo being fed into the sweep in controls the other 6 stages creating to independant phasers! Using the ring mods carrier out to the sweep in produces some amazing results. (Warblely sine wave rising up into fm). Has anyone else messed with this much, I don't recall it being mentioned before. I LOVE MOOG :D

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Post by Alien8 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:41 pm

You think that's fun, try it in stereo :twisted:
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Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:28 pm

That will be tonights experiment. Through amps then headphones

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Post by EricK » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:12 pm

Thanks for that. Ill keep that in mind when I finally get a phaser.

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Post by Bryan T » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:54 am

EricK wrote:Thanks for that. Ill keep that in mind when I finally get a phaser.

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I think that this just moved the 103 to first on my 'next Moog purchase' list.

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Post by ColorForm2113 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:39 am

:shock: stereo is awesome :shock:

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Post by EricK » Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:30 am

My next Moog will be the Theremin Upgrade, and then Foogers in order Murf Phaser and LPF.

But If I get my license before then Im going to get several modules.
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Post by Voltor07 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:17 am

I've played around a bit with similar setups running the ring mod and phaser through the LP's Audio In with amazing results, making fine changes with my potentiometer bank. Unfortunately, I can't run stereo with my current setup without running stuff through my Aiwa alarm clock/30 watt stereo. :twisted:
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Post by ColorForm2113 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:19 pm

Voltor07 wrote: Unfortunately, I can't run stereo with my current setup without running stuff through my Aiwa alarm clock/30 watt stereo. :twisted:
LMAO that's great! Is that the cylinder shaped one? My friend had one of those with four drum pads on top?!

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Post by Voltor07 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:23 pm

ColorForm, actually it's a 15 watt per channel bookshelf stereo run through two 12" endtable speakers from 1963. I just use it as an alarm clock. :lol:
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Post by ColorForm2113 » Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:48 am

Oh Crap! i think thats the kind of alarm clock i need

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Post by r05c03 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:35 am

The Osc. out from the Freq Box can do the same thing and track too boot?
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Post by Voltor07 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:12 pm

I don't have an MF-107, but yes, r05c03 I believe that's the idea. :? Don't quote me on that, though I'm 99% sure that's how it works.
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Post by ColorForm2113 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:36 pm

The ringmod carrier out can go from lfo to vco though. But the freq has envelope follower and fm so that can be interesting

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Post by soundxplorer » Fri Feb 20, 2009 4:19 pm

The MF-103 rocks. Just the other day I picked up an Electro-Harmonix Small Stone to do a side-by-side comparison (knowing I could return the EH). I figured if it sounded as good as the 103, I could sell the Fooger and get off cheap with the Small Stone.

I made my decision in under a minute: keep the 103. :D

The EH did sound great, but added a "haze" to the original sound, or made it a little "blurry"-sounding. The 103 is much clearer-sounding to me. When I say "clearer", I don't mean it lacks richness or depth. I mean it preserves all of the nuances of the original signal.

All of my testing was done with a Moog LP, not a guitar. I can see how a guitarist might prefer the color that the EH gives your tone. The other thing that bugged me about the EH was it has no wet/dry mix control.
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