Snazzy FX - Kitty Eyes

Overview

Small module, big turmoil – Kitty Eyes is a compact chaos oscillator, which can be used as a sound generator or modulation source. Its X and Y outputs emit audio respectively CV signals of different phase and characteristics. – Ideal raw material for experimental drum and effect sounds or wild parameter modulations. The frequency can be adjusted via a potentiometer. The trigger output emits chaotic pulse sequences with variable intensity. – An excellent starting point for creating random drum patterns, but also usable as a sound source. The CV input of the module can process continuous control voltages, trigger signals and audio material. Accordingly, the results are very versatile.

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Details

Kitty Eyes was made for experimentation. The module’s behavior can be changed drastically via parameter adjustments and the introduction of external audio signals or control voltages.

Here’s a quick look at the functional range of Kitty Eyes:

Speed potentiometer: Controls the frequency of the chaos oscillator. – Sort of a coarse tune parameter that goes down to the LFO range.

X and Y outputs: These connectors emit two audio respectively CV signals. They differ in phase and characteristics. The outputs therefore vary in tonality or shape of the modulation waveforms.

CV input: The control voltage connector can be fed with a multitude of signals. Triggers are usable to align Kitty Eyes to a rhythm, for example. Signals from an external VCO transform the module into an unstable sync oscillator. LFO waves and noise can also be used profitably.

CV potentiometer: This control element serves as an attenuator for the control voltage input. If no cable is plugged into the connector, the knob is normalized to a fixed voltage. It can then be used as a fine tune potentiometer.

Trig output: This connector outputs chaotic trigger sequences. They can be used as control signals or audio material.

Thrsh: Controls the threshold value and thus the probability with which trigger signals are generated.

connectors

CV input
Two audio respectively CV outputs (X, Y)
Trigger output

dimensions

3U Eurorack module, 8 HP wide, skiff friendly depth
Power consumption: 10 mA at +12 V and 10 mA at -12 V

Weight
0.2 kg
Article Number
snfxKE
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