Patch the D input to the NOTQ output. Patch your signal to the CLOCK input
and listen to the Q output. The Q output will be one octave down from the
CLOCK input. To divide by 4, just patch the second flip-flop the same way
and apply the Q output of the first to the CLOCK input of the second. The
series can be continued indefinitely into more Logipac modules. This is the
principle used to derive all the lower octaves from a top-octave generator
in virtually all electronic organs.
Start something / Stop something
Patch the "something" to the Q output. Patch your start signal to the SET
input and your stop signal to the RESET input. The flip-flop will act as a
Synchronize one signal to another (logical sample-and-hold)
Take any old random signal and bring it into rhythm with a reference by
patching the signal into the D input and the reference into the CLOCK input.
The Q output will be a reference-synchronized version of the input signal.
Bring it into the analog world
Patch the Q output into a lagger or low-pass filter. Patch the output of
the lagger back to the RESET input. When the flip-flop is SET or CLOCKED
high, the lagger will automatically RESET the flip-flop after a delay. This
creates a one-shot circuit. Try the synchronization trick described above
at audio rates.
These examples represent the simplest things you can do and demonstrates the
power of the anything-to-logic input circuit. The analog and digital worlds
can marry seamlessly, creating endless chaos in the process. Try listening
to the parity of 3 oscillators.
But Captain, that's not logical!
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