ADDAC System has published a dedicated website for its Voltage Controlled Computer, a line of Eurorack modules designed to create flexible programmable modular synthesizer microcontroller.
The VCC is intended to be a “Swiss Army Knife” module.
Built around the Arduino framework, it sports an Atmega2560 IC, USB communication and an 8 channel 16-bit Digital to Analog converter.
It ships with a standard set of applications that let the module perform a variety of functions, ranging from complex random functions to quantizing. You can also create your own programs,
Expansion modules offer additional functionality, including:
- WIFI connectivity
- MIDI connectivity
- Extra VCC Gate, Manual or CV I/O
- One powerful feature is that it can be connected to a computer through USB and interfaced with Pure Data, Max/Msp, Live, IanniX, or your favorite software using OSC or MIDI.
- iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch connectivity is also easily achievable through the combination of the ADDC007 Ethernet Module and a wireless router.
This paper (.pdf), presented at the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, offers an introduction to the concepts behind the VCC.