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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Xtheunknown » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:31 pm

I am considering a Mimeophon, but would like to better understand other innovative delays. Which others should I be studying for comparison?

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by LDT » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:19 am

Has anybody else noticed extreme voltage sensitivity?
I was playing with Mimeophon as oscillator, but I was puzzled by the pitch behaving as it was being very slowly modulated (about a half note in range.) Then I discovered, that the tempo of this modulation responded to the Y output of a marbles clone sitting next to it (and sharing no connections at all). I then moved the marbles, and the modulation went away.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by hawkfuzz » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:55 am

Xtheunknown wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:31 pm
I am considering a Mimeophon, but would like to better understand other innovative delays. Which others should I be studying for comparison?
Just look at delays on modular grid
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by starthief » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:47 am

Xtheunknown wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:31 pm
I am considering a Mimeophon, but would like to better understand other innovative delays. Which others should I be studying for comparison?
Mimeophon is unique in terms of character. Feature-wise maybe Chronoblob comes closest, since it gives you a choice between pitch-shifting delay time changes or crossfaded changes. But there are a lot of cool delays out there and it's very much a personal choice...
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Has anybody else noticed extreme voltage sensitivity?
I was playing with Mimeophon as oscillator, but I was puzzled by the pitch behaving as it was being very slowly modulated (about a half note in range.) Then I discovered, that the tempo of this modulation responded to the Y output of a marbles clone sitting next to it (and sharing no connections at all). I then moved the marbles, and the modulation went away.
I've got mine sitting next to a factory Marbles right now and don't have that issue (or anything like it, after having moved it around in my case a few times).

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Funky40 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:22 pm

Xtheunknown wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:31 pm
I am considering a Mimeophon, but would like to better understand other innovative delays. Which others should I be studying for comparison?
there is no other like the mimi.
other delays which are great for "creative" work are:
chronoblobb, DLD, Prism, maybe also the erica black stereo delay, and the echophone. (thats the ones i know, at least )

The DLD is entirely different than the mimi, but nevertheless in my opinion "somehow" comparable to some degree,
with its clockdivision sheme, and how you´d jump around in the buffer ( at least when a loop is set to freeze / ohhh, can´t comment what is if loop is not on :oops: )
The DLD can also be brought into resonator territory. The dLD is also entirely its own thing like the mimi is, AND: in fact very clean sounding.
i´ve never read about any complaints.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by toumpouris » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:25 pm

I also noticed the clicks today, have no idea if they sound based on specific settings.
Reading the thread, my patch was completely different, full feedback, micro cv from quantiser, cv in colour, skew on.
Sounds like a digital artefact, tiny click, hope there is a fix.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by discreet-cowboy » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:38 pm

I think Walker has explained perfectly here that the noise isn’t an “issue”

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by hawkfuzz » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:14 pm

Once it was confirmed they didn't think whatever artifacts were being discussed here were a big deal, this is exactly what I imagined they felt.

It makes sense for them. They're into experimental musical theory and promote finding beauty in dirt often.
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by bemushroomed » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:19 pm

maybe they're even called "make noise" for a reason... ;)

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by exper » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:26 pm

Well. I prefer to add the grit and noise myself... when I want it. This is why I ultimately sold my Mimeophon. Same with the Erbeverbe. I have a lot of other effect modules that do not add a drop of unwanted noise, hum or digital interference sounds to the output.
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by flies » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:58 pm

starthief wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:17 am
If the module only introduced noise to the wet signal (and could be filtered with Color) that would be a different, and less concerning issue.
all pedalsmodules need true bypass :miley:

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by starthief » Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:03 pm

flies wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:58 pm
starthief wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:17 am
If the module only introduced noise to the wet signal (and could be filtered with Color) that would be a different, and less concerning issue.
all pedalsmodules need true bypass :miley:
Heh... I think with digital modules (or pedals or whatever) that add latency in processing, it's good to have a "dry" output that includes the latency.

...unless they're delays. Which, um. Yeah. :despair:

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Gambeat » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:06 pm

its also synth voice on its own!

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Carci » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:52 pm

flies wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:58 pm
starthief wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:17 am
If the module only introduced noise to the wet signal (and could be filtered with Color) that would be a different, and less concerning issue.
all pedalsmodules need true bypass :miley:
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by cyberdine » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:00 pm

discreet-cowboy wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:38 pm
I think Walker has explained perfectly here that the noise isn’t an “issue”
:yay: :hihi: thank you. I missed this video, it's great.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by toumpouris » Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:23 pm

Its not about noise and dirt. Apart from that the module spits out digital clicks, there was a post here from another member with a downloadable sample that you can hear it clearly.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by windchill » Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:42 am

I've never noticed the noise issue before but I certainly did today, which is the first time I've tried to use the Mimeophon as a looper.
After a short while a pretty intrusive, sort of gated, hiss starts to pick up.
I've done everything I can think of to get rid of it: making sure I have a nice clean, modular-level signal, gain staging set to 0db and even -3db, colour down, fully wet, etc, but it won't go away.
It's never bothered me much before, when using the Mimeophon as a simple delay, but I'm wondering now I've heard it whether it's always been there.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by windchill » Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:35 am

On the plus side if you leave it to repeat for a long time it eventually opens a portal to another dimension. ;)

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Rex Coil 7 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:37 am

flies wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:58 pm
starthief wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:17 am
If the module only introduced noise to the wet signal (and could be filtered with Color) that would be a different, and less concerning issue.
all pedalsmodules need true bypass :miley:
All modules have true bypass ..... it's called a patch cable (or more accurately, it's called removing the patch cable). You may take that figuratively or literally. Figuratively applied, a small low-HP panel with a toggle switch and four jacks creates a "true bypass" module that draws no current. It may need anti-pop caps, but after that it's done.
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by hawkfuzz » Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:09 pm

It was a joke I think
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Besfar » Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:20 am

discreet-cowboy wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:38 pm
I think Walker has explained perfectly here that the noise isn’t an “issue”
Well, in modular, im sure we can find some way to add noise to the signal chain, and not have modules add it for us.
For example, fx aid from happy nerding has no noise. Im sure it has some, but i cant add enough gain to hear it.
The mimeophon i can clearly hear, even at a level where i can keep my headphones on without pain.

Its just weird to see this as a bonus. Imho.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Polyterative » Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:37 am

spilthyfred wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:39 am
I wanted a dirtier more unique delay to go along with my Magneto, and thought the Mimeophone would be just the one. I have vetted through this thread though, and the issues this module apparently has are not something I feel like dealing with at all. So I was feeling a little bummed...

but this was all before I just found out about the sleepy SOMA Lyra8-FX.. problem solved. Hail SOMA :hail:
I have both mimeo and lyra in my 7u. There are really incredible delays in euro
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by pines » Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:23 pm

I use the Mimeophone in a send return loop and don’t really have noise issues. When I plug directly in, then I do get some of the hiss. Anyone else notice this? And return is on a Blue Lantern 6 channel mixer.

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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by hawkfuzz » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:11 pm

Are you trolling? The past several pages is mostly about the noises. Seems that your solution is the one people have found.
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Re: New MakeNoise module: Mimeophon

Post by Wimperis » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:23 pm

Got the Mimeophon this week and jesus christ this thing is capable of some serious business. I decided to try throwing everything at it and ended up with this, which I'm calling Mimeotechre.

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