[Ardour-Users] analog summing

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Dec 17 13:49:30 PST 2017

Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> writes:

> On Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 03:23:22PM -0600, Brent Busby wrote:
>> Now we're trying to make analog synthesizers again, and we want them to
>> sound like the ones we had in the 70's and 80's.  We just don't know how
>> to build circuits with problems like that anymore.  It's a lost art.
> I have never heard such horseshit in my life.
> There's nothing magic about it.  It's a circuit, it either works or it
> doesn't.  Whether the opamps are SMD or through-hole does not affect
> the sound.  Using modern metal film resistors instead of old-fashioned
> carbon comp does not affect the sound.

Uh, considerably less noise does affect the sound.  Fortunately.  So do
lower tolerances for resistors in mirrored circuit positions.

David Kastrup

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