Fantastic Proton discovery!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by The Interceptor, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. The Interceptor

    The Interceptor Member

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    I got a new 3 Leaf Proton the other day, and while it is generally a brilliant envelope filter, I thought the decay time was a little long. Anyway, I read about the limited edition Fromel models that had an internal switch to adjust the decay, so I thought I'd have a look inside mine.

    Lo and behold, my one has the switch, with the label "decay" below it! The up position seems to be a shorter decay. This isn't mentioned in the manual. Whatever - now my Proton can be everything I hoped for.

    Mine is model # 315 by the way.
     
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    Bump because this is so important, and frankly, awesome.
     
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    The exact same think happened with me! I was pretty happy too! The long decay is the mutron III decay!

    Proton is the sh*t!!!!
     
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    I would love to see a Proton mkII, same size, with a dry/wet mix knob added !
     
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    Here is a gut shot. The yellow arrow points to the decay switch.

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    I believe that the standard version also has the "decay" switch as well. I just need to check mine. And yes, Spencer Doren's envelope filter is an awesome design.
     

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