Analog Synthesizers

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Analog Synthesizer
... An analog or analogue synthesizer (or analog synth) is a synthesizer that uses analog circuits and analog computer techniques to generate sound electronically ... The earliest analog synthesizers in the 1920s and 1930s such as the Trautonium were built with a variety of vacuum-tube (thermionic valve) and electro-mechanical technologies ... After the 1960s, analog synthesizers were built with a variety of operational amplifier (op-amp) integrated circuits, along with potentiometer (pot, or variable resistor) to ...
Analog Synthesizer - History - 1960s–1970s
... Early analog synthesizers used technology derived from electronic analog computers and laboratory test equipment ... They were generally "modular" synthesizers, consisting of a number of independent electronic modules connected by patch cables into a patchbay which ... Synthesizer modules found in early analog synthesizers included voltage-controlled oscillators, voltage-controlled filters, and voltage-controlled amplifiers ...
Digital Synthesizer - Analog Vs. Digital
... The main difference is that a digital synthesizer uses digital processors and analog synthesizers use analog circuitry ... A digital synthesizer is basically a computer with (often) a piano-keyboard and a LCD as an interface ... An analog synthesizer is made up of sound-generating circuitry and modulators ...