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manikk AR3 is a triple AR envelope generator.
Each envelope generator has individual attack, release and output level controls.
When the AR gets a high level on the gate input jack, it starts the envelope from about zero up to maximum voltage according to the level knob. The time it takes to reach the maximum level is set by the attack knob.
When the gate is released, the envelope decreases its output back to about zero according to the time of the release knob.

Features for each AR:

  • Gate input jack
  • Attack knob
  • Release knob
  • Envelope output level knob
  • Envelope output jack

The gate input signal must have a voltage level above 2.5V to start the envelope.

AR 1 and 2 have only positive envelope output jacks.
The output levels are unipolar from about 0 to +10V.

The third AR has both positive and negative output jacks.
The negative jack goes from about 0 to -10V.

AR 1 is faster with shorter attack and release times: attack up to about 5s and release up to about 60s or more.

AR 2 & 3 are slower with longer attack and release times which are about double the times compared to AR1. (The first few modules had a shorter release, see tricks and hacks for more info).

All outputs have a 1K resistor before the signal is sent to the output-jack.

You can for example use this module together with Noise and some VCA’s to create percussion sounds.

See also the FAQ for more tricks and hacks for this module.

Package Contents

  • 1 Module
  • 2 Screws
  • 1 Power cable
  • Cardboard box


1,490 SEK

Technical specifications


Width: 6 HP
Depth: 21 mm

Current consumption

+12V: 10mA
-12V: 8mA

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