Understanding the signal flow of the ES M


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Understanding the signal flow of the ES M

ES M is a subtractive synthesizer, meaning that it uses an oscillator that generates a harmonically rich waveform and then a filter to subtract frequencies and shape the sound. All subtractive synthesizers generally have three main sections: an oscillator section, a filter section, and an amplifier section. In the case of ES M, the signal flows from left to right. So we've got the oscillator section on the left, where you can control between a sawtooth waveform and balance that with a rectangular waveform.

In the center, we've got the filter section, which includes a low-pass filter that's 24dB per octave, and resonance control, as well as a simplified filter envelope. All the way to the right, we've got the amplifier section. In the case of ES M, they call it the volume section. Here we can control the Master Output Level and the shape of the amplitude of the sound. They also have an overdrive control that's part of the volume section. This allows you to saturate the...

Understanding the signal flow of the ES M
Video duration: 2m 18s 13h 11m Intermediate Updated Mar 14, 2012

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Understanding the signal flow of the ES M provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Trifon as part of the Virtual Instruments in Logic Pro

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Audio + Music
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