84 - Px - Things

Simulators of all sorts! Your laptop speakers, TV sets, radios, phones, records, lousy MP3s…. and a… puppy blender…

#8411 33 RPM (new)

Bandwidth limiting, stereo blend, and scratches! Use ‘Quality’ settings, or grab sliders custom effect. Ticks have 33 1/3 RPM rhythm, or set Quan to 0 and trigger manually. Stereo I/O.

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#8412 45 RPM New

This is why the world switched to CD. Warp and ticks are at 45 rpm. Broadcast stations have compression, home players don’t. Qual knob controls bandwidth. FM Station and Living Room are stereo, other presets collapse the signal to mono.

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#8413 Early 78 Record

The first phonorecords were acoustic: performers would shout into a horn that directly moved the cutting needle. Electric recordings – with microphones and mixers – didn’t happen until more than a decade later. This patch has slightly different algo- rithms for the two, so it -does- matter whether you’ve selected Acoustic or Electric, even after you’ve moved the on-screen sliders. Warp controls how much the sound is modulated by the 78 RPM movement. Stereo or mono in, mono out… you just can’t find a good stereo Edison record these days.

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#8414 Laptop Speaker

Bandwidth limiting, compression, and in-credible harmonic distortion. Actually,could be any cheap speaker, cellphone, open headset lying on floor… Selectable in, stereo out.

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#8415 Line Extender

Long before we had digital codecs, you could help the bass performance of a phone line by using handy ‘line extend-ers’. These shifted the voice up 250 Hz before going through the line, and shifted it back down at the receiver, effectively moving the line’s 350 Hz cutoff to 100 Hz. (It also moved the top from 3.5 kHz down to 3.25 kHz, but that’s only a few notes… sound is logarithmic.) Enough history and phy- sics. You can use this program to sim- ulate a remote broadcast, or use it to encode or decode a real phone con- nection that has a real line extend- er on the other end. Mono I/O.

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#8416 Lousy MP3

Okay, maybe it’s not as authentic as actually saving an mp3 at low settings,but it’s a reasonable simulation and a heck of a lot faster. Stereo I/O.

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#8417 Mandolin

Alternates input signal with a version that’s been raised to a higher pitch. Default values turn a smooth guitar strum into a mandolin. Try slower or faster on sound effects. Selectable in, stereo out.

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#8418 Medical Monitor

If you haven’t heard this in real life, you’ve been lucky. The last preset pro- bably doesn’t belong in a hospital. Nothing in, stereo out.

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#8419 Puppy Blender

What’s it like doing a remote braodcastfrom inside a kitchen appliance? Twistspitch up and down while rotating left and right. Puppy not included. Selectable I/O.

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#8420 Speaking Harp

Adds a harpist, playing chords in sync with input signal. You can tune the chords manually, have them auto-change in time with the input, or change them by tapping a button. NOTES: 1) Mono in, mono out. 2) Actually derives the harp sound from the input signal. So a complex signal - voice or mixed music - will work better than a tone or solo voice 3) Bender control works in all modes.

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#8421 Telephone Suite

16 real telco tones plus voice process and local ringer. For TouchTone numbers 0-9, plug in MIDIkeyboard. Middle C is 0, D is 1, etc… B below Mid C is dialtone. If you don’thave a keyboard, use the PX patch ‘RealDialer’. Don’t forget to mess with settings on the Voice page. Mono I/O.

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#8422 TV Suite

All the technical sounds of television,plus processing. Includes a stereo ver-sion of ‘TV in Next Room’. Tones slidercontrols their volume. All the tones, plus the input, are affected by the sliders on right side. Remote Beep isn’t affected, since the remote’s here in the room with you. Selectable in, stereo out

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#8423 Universal Radio

This is what your wonderful production has to suffer through… Stereo in, mono or stereo out depending on WIDE knob.

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