Scott Worley from Metzger Technologies has this week launched a new Bipolar CV Modulator and Limiter which has been created as a Eurorack module takes the form of the Archimedes.
The Archimedes has this week launched by Kickstarter and has already raised the required funds to take the device into production. Offering a CV-able bipolar half-wave rectification over +5/-5V AC/DC input signal with full-wave summing node, offset and CV-able bipolar limiting.
Watch the video below during which Scott explains more about the new hardware he has created.
Archimedes is a Bipolar Dynamic Signal Manipulator that is designed for the Eurorack Modular Synthesizer format in 10HP. Archimedes takes in a +5 / -5 volt signal (Oscillator, LFO, Noise, Random) and processes the positive and negative sections separately with CV control over everything, and is AC / DC capable as there is no filtering on all of the inputs and outputs.
It is comprised of 3 linear sections: 2 Bipolar Rectifiers -> Offset -> 2 Bipolar Limiting Rails This module has a lot of uses: CV able bipolar half wave rectification over the positive and negative sections of a bipolar input signal, full wave rectification, VCA, Bipolar VCA, offset, CV able bipolar limiting rails, feedback path destroyer, wave shaping, distortion, asymmetrical & symmetrical clipping, and more.
The final prototype (pilot) for Archimedes has been thoroughly tested and is ready for launch and all the design work has been finished, but we need to spend a fair amount of money to buy components in quantity, PCBs, as well as get anodized aluminum metal photo front panels.
All of our vendors are lined up and ready to provide us with parts and the only thing we’re waiting on are people like you to help us manufacture Archimedes. After the launch we are hoping to introduce more Metzger Technologies products and increase our global dealer network.
For more information and full specifications jump over to the Kickstarter website via the link below.