DFAM

Front Panel

Knobs that are indicated as (-/+) are bipolar, so they have no effect at their 12 o'clock position, a negative effect when turned anti-clock wise from 12 o'clock and a positive effect when turned clockwise from 12 o'clock.
VCO1 Decay Seq Pitch Mod switch (up=VCO1 + 2, middle=Off, down=VCO2) VCO1 EG Amount (-/+) VCO1 Frequency VCO1 Wave switch (up=Triangle, down=Square)
  • VCO1 Level
  • Noise/Ext Level
  • VCO2 Level
VCF Cutoff VCF Resonance VCA EG Speed switch (up=Fast, down=Slow) Volume
1-2 FM Amount (-/+) Hard Sync switch (up=On, down=Off) VCO2 EG Amount (-/+) VCO2 Frequency VCO2 Wave switch (up=Triangle, down=Square) VCF Decay VCF EG Amount (-/+) Noise VCF Mod VCA Decay

Sequencer

Trigger button Tempo knob Step 1 Pitch knob Step 2 Pitch knob Step 3 Pitch knob Step 4 Pitch knob Step 5 Pitch knob Step 6 Pitch knob Step 7 Pitch knob Step 8 Pitch knob
Tempo LED Step 1 LED Step 2 LED Step 3 LED Step 4 LED Step 5 LED Step 6 LED Step 7 LED Step 8 LED
gap Run/Stop button Advance button Step 1 Velocity knob Step 2 Velocity knob Step 3 Velocity knob Step 4 Velocity knob Step 5 Velocity knob Step 6 Velocity knob Step 7 Velocity knob Step 8 Velocity knob

Patchbay

Trigger in VCA CV in VCA out
Velocity in VCA Decay in VCA EG out
Ext Audio in VCF Decay in VCF EG out
Noise Level In VCO Decay In VCO EG Out
VCF Mod In VCO1 CV In VCO1 Out
1-2 FM Amount In VCO2 CV in VCO2 Out
Tempo In Run/Stop In Advance/Clock In
Trigger Out Velocity Out Pitch Out

Overlays

The DFAM comes with a number of overlays that describe demonstration configurations. These are detailed below.

Big Bottom Bass

Top Row

Second Row

Mixer

Sequencer

Pitch Row
All knobs set at 7:00.
Velocity Row
  1. 5:00
  2. 7:00
  3. 7:00
  4. 5:00
  5. 7:00
  6. 7:00
  7. 5:00
  8. 7:00

Patchbay

No connections necessary.

Electro Thump

Top Row

Second Row

Mixer

Sequencer

Pitch Row
  1. 1:30
  2. 10:30
  3. 11:30
  4. 7:00
  5. 1:30
  6. 12:00
  7. 1:30
  8. 5:00
Velocity Row
  1. 5:00
  2. 7:00
  3. 7:00
  4. 7:00
  5. 1:00
  6. 7:00
  7. 7:00
  8. 7:00

Patchbay

Kick, Bass and Snare

Top Row

Second Row

Mixer

Sequencer

Pitch Row
  1. 7:00
  2. 7:00
  3. 5:00
  4. 7:00
  5. 7:00
  6. 7:00
  7. 5:00
  8. 5:00
Velocity Row
  1. 5:00
  2. 7:00
  3. 5:00
  4. 5:00
  5. 5:00
  6. 5:00
  7. 5:00
  8. 7:00

Patchbay

Tribal Drums

Top Row

Second Row

  • 1-2 FM Amount 7:00
  • Hard Sync = Off (down)
  • VCO2 EG Amount 1:00
  • VCO2 Frequency 10:45
  • VCO2 Wave = Triangle (down)
  • VCF Decay 11:00
  • VCF EG Amount 2:30
  • Noise-VCF Mod 9:00
  • VCA Decay 1:00
  • Mixer

    Sequencer

    Pitch Row
    1. 11:00
    2. 1:30
    3. 7:00
    4. 1:30
    5. 11:00
    6. 5:00
    7. 1:00
    8. 5:00
    Velocity Row
    1. 5:00
    2. 5:00
    3. 7:00
    4. 1:30
    5. 5:00
    6. 7:00
    7. 1:30
    8. 5:00

    Patchbay

    Tubular Bells

    Top Row

    Second Row

  • 1-2 FM Amount 5:00
  • Hard Sync = Off (down)
  • VCO2 EG Amount 12:00
  • VCO2 Frequency 3:30
  • VCO2 Wave = Triangle (down)
  • VCF Decay 11:00
  • VCF EG Amount 2:00
  • Noise-VCF Mod 7:00
  • VCA Decay 1:30
  • Mixer

    Sequencer

    Pitch Row
    1. 11:30
    2. 1:00
    3. 1:30
    4. 12:00
    5. 1:30
    6. 12:00
    7. 12:00
    8. 12:00
    Velocity Row
    1. 3:00
    2. 3:00
    3. 3:00
    4. 3:00
    5. 5:00
    6. 5:00
    7. 3:00
    8. 3:00

    Patchbay

    Mother-32

    Controls

    VCO FREQUENCY VCO WAVE switch (saw/pulse) VCO PULSE WIDTH VCO/Noise/External MIX VCF CUTOFF VCF RESONANCE VCA MODE switch (Envelope/on) VOLUME
    Glide [Ratchet] VCO Mod Source switch (up = EG/VCO Mod, down = LFO) VCO Mod Amount VCO Mod Dest switch (up = PW, down = Freq) VCF Mode switch (up = HP, down = LP) VCF Mod Source switch (up = EG, down = LFO) VCF Mod Amount VCF Mod Polarity switch (up = Positive, down = Negative)
    Tempo/Gate Length [Swing] LFO Rate LFO Wave switch (up=square, down = triangle) EG Attack EG Sustain switch (up = on) EG Decay VC Mix

    Keyboard/Sequencer

    MIDI IN Hold/Rest tiny round button Pattern/Bank Octave LED 1 Octave LED2 Octave LED 3 Octave LED 4 Octave LED 5 Octave LED 6 Octave LED 7 Octave LED 8 1-8 9-16 17-24 25-32 Set End
    Reset/Accent Shift Run/Stop (Rec) Octave down/KB Mode Octave Up/Step Mode Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8

    PATCHBAY

    External Audio in Mix CV in VCA CV in VCA out
    Noise out VCF Cutoff in VCF Resonance in VCF audio out
    VCO1V/Octave in VCO Linear FM in VCO saw out VCO Pulse out
    VCO Modulation in LFO Rate in LFO triangle out LFO square out
    VC Mix 1 in VC Mix 2 in VC Mix Ctrl in VC Mix out
    Mult in Mult out1 Mult out2 asignable out
    Gate in Envelope out KB out Gate out
    Tempo in Run/Stop in Reset in Hold in

    MP201 Foot Controller

    Top Panel

    Encoder LCD
    Edit Enter [Store]
    FS1 [Down] FS2 [Up]
    FS3 [Channel Select] FS4 [On/Off, Tap Tempo]

    Rear Panel

    CP251 Control Processor

    Connectors marked as "red" will provide power to a connected expression pedal.
    Mixer 1 knob Mixer 2 knob Lag Rise knob LFO Rate knob
    Offset knob Mixer Master Level knob Lag Fall knob LFO Pedal in (red) Attenuator 1 knob Attenuator 2 knob
    Mixer in 1 (red) Mixer in 2 Mixer positive out Lag in LFO Saw out Attenuator 1 in (red) Attenuator 2 in (red)
    Mixer in 3 (red) Mixer in 4 Mixer negative out Lag out LFO Square out Attenuator 1 out Attenuator 2 out
    4-Way Mult in 1(red) 4-Way Mult in 2 4-Way Mult in 3 4-Way Mult in 4 Noise out S/H in (red) S/H Trigger in (red) S/H out 1 S/H out 2

    Taurus 3

    Top Panel

    VCF Amount/Arp Order
    Volume wheelMaster Preset Value encoder Cursor Store Select level (upper/Lower)
    B/Freq/ Square Beat/triangle Guide/Ramp Octave/saw
    Mix/rate Attack/filter Sustain/pitch Decay/LFO sync
    VCF Attack/Arp Pattern VCF Decay/Arp Octave VCF Cutoff/Arp On/Off VCF Resonance/ Arp Latch

    Foot switches

    Side Panel

    Audio out (line) Pitch CV in Volume CV in
    Audio out (high-Z) Filter CV in KB Gate in

    Voyager

    Front

    Left Section

    LFO Rate Mod Wheel Source switch (LFO Triangle/LFO Square/Osc3/LFO Sample/Hold/ON [MOD2]/Noise [PGM]) Pedal On Source switch (LFO Triangle/LFO Square/Osc3/LFO Sample/Hold/ON [MOD2]/Noise [PGM]) Osc2 Frequency Osc3 Frequency
    LFO Sync switch (OFF-SYNC/MIDI/Keyboard/Envelope Gate) Mod Wheel Destination switch (Pitch-all oscillators/Osc2 Pitch/Osc3 Pitch/Filter/Wave-All oscillators/LFO Rate-PGM/ Pedal On Destination switch (Pitch-all oscillators/Osc2 Pitch/Osc3 Pitch/Filter/Wave-All oscillators/LFO Rate-PGM/ Osc1 Octave switch (32/16/8/4/2/1) Osc2 Octave switch (32/16/8/4/2/1) Osc3 Octave switch (32/16/8/4/2/1)
    Fine Tune Mod Wheel Shaping switch (Filter Envelope/Velocity/Pressure/On-PGM) Pedal On Shaping switch (Filter Envelope/Velocity/Pressure/On-PGM) Osc1 Wave (triangle/sawtooth/square/rectangular) Osc2 Wave (triangle/sawtooth/square/rectangular) Osc3 Wave (triangle/sawtooth/square/rectangular)
    Glide Rate Mod Wheel Amount Pedal On Amount Osc1-Osc2 Sync switch (off/on) Osc3-Osc1 FM switch (off/on) Osc3 Keyboard Control switch (off/on) Osc3 Frequency Range switch (low/high)

    Middle Section

    Right Section

    External Audio level External Audio off/on VCF Cutoff VCF Attack VCA Attack
    Osc1 level Osc1 off/on VCF Spacing VCF Decay VCA Decay
    Osc2 level Osc2 off/on VCF Resonance VCF Sustain VCA Sustain Master Volume
    Osc3 level Osc3 off/on VCF Keyboard Control Amount VCF Release VCA Release Headphone Volume
    Noise level Noise off/on VCF Mode switch (Dual LP/Lp+HP) Amount to Filter Envelope Gate switch (KEYB/ON-Ext) Headphone out

    Performance Panel

    Pitch wheel Mod Wheel

    Connections

    Connectors marked as "red" will provide power to a connected expression pedal.

    VX251 Extender

    Atenuator 1 knob Atenuator 2 knob Mult out Touch X out Keyboard Pitch out Pitch Wheel out Pedal (Mod1) out LFO Triangle out
    Mult out Touch Y out Keyboard Velocity out Mod Wheel out Mod 2 Pedal out LFO Square out
    Attenuator 1 in Attenuator 1 out Attenuator 2 in Attenuator 2 out
    Mult 2 out Touch A out Keyboard Pressure out Wheel Bus out Envelope Filter out Sample/Hold Step out
    Mult 1 Mult 2 Mult 3 Mult 4 Mult out Touch Gate out Keyboard Gate out
    D-Sub Noise out Pedal Bus out VCA Envelope out S/H smooth out