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  Frostwave Fat Controller 16 Step Analog Sequencer
The Fat Controller is a dual channel, 16 note true analog a sequencer built for real time tweaking and ease of use.
You can use the Fat Controller on its own, without midi, as a sequencer to drive *any* analog synth with gate and control voltage inputs.
With the quantize function on, the output is in 1/12 volt steps to match an oct/v synth such as Roland or Moog, but when unquantised you can adjust the sliders to any voltage you want, whether driving a MS20, a CS15, a Moog, a MOTM or whatever.
www.frostwave.com /fatcontroller   (917 words)

 Fat Controller Magazine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fat Controller Magazine is a national student magazine in the United Kingdom and was founded by Durham University graduate Douglas Bell.
The concept of Fat Controller Magazine is to raise the bar of Student Media with a publication of professional standards, whilst being a platform for talented young writers and artists to launch careers from.
Fat Controller immediately made a name for itself, calling for the abolition of the NUS in its first issue for their apparent lack of impact, involuntary membership, failing leadership and political leanings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fat_Controller_Magazine   (211 words)

At the heart of the circuit is the same transconductance gain control circuit as used in the Classic and Ivory compressors, while an ECC83 dual-triode valve is used to furnish each channel with a tube gain stage prior to the compression section.
No information was provided in the Fat Man's documentation to describe the settings used by the various presets, but apparently TLA plan to supply such information with the machine when it goes on sale, which will be handy for knowing how the presets work, and quite educational.
For overall mix treatment, Fat 1 is nicely transparent providing you don't overdo it, whereas when you use it as a DI you can compress electric guitar fairly heavily to create a liquid, effortless sustain.
www.soundonsound.com /sos/jun00/articles/tlafat.htm   (1431 words)

 The Fat Controller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the television series, the Fat Controller is always the same man, with the same wife and grandchildren.
Awdry states that he considers the Fat Controller to be something of a God figure, but this appears to have been a later development, as the early stories featuring the character depict him as being far from godly.
The name 'Fat Controller' has been the subject of much controversy because of the supposed political incorrectness of the name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fat_Controller   (2721 words)

 BBC Online - Devon - News - a man who played the fat controller at a Devon railway has been demoted because he has a ...
The company which licenses the use of the children's characters objected to the beard because the "real" fat controller is clean shaven.
Earlier this year they were visited 'incognito' by a representative of the company which licenses the brand, who spotted their Fat Controller had a beard.
However Gullane insist that it is important to children that the Fat Controller is clean shaven, because this is what they see in the books and on television.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/news/072001/21/fat_controller.shtml   (474 words)

 Article, Feb. 1996 - Fat Control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Fat control is now believed to consist of both short-term and long-term regulation.
The GLP-1 protein controls fat on a meal-wise, while a hormone called leptin controls it continuously over a longer period of time.
They hope to find new hormones or other ways to control the hormones so that people will control their intake of food and be able to live healthier, longer lives.
www.columbia.edu /cu/moment/v0/021496/Fat.html   (371 words)

 The Fat Controller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He is not a knight but a baronet, a hereditary title conferred on nationalisation in 1948 (By this logic, the "Fat Director" was thus plain Mr Topham).
The second Fat Controller, Sir Charles Topham Hatt (1914-) ruled from "Percy the Small Engine" until retirement in 1984.
We can only assume that the fat controlling man in Christopher Awdry's books from that date on is the boy from "Toby the Tram Engine", Steven Topham Hatt.
www.pegnsean.net /~railwayseries/fatcontroller.htm   (769 words)

 Guardian | The fat controller
It's an obvious point of course, and using fat Americans to make it is easier than shooting hugely overweight fish in a small barrel, but Prentice is desperate to emphasise that obesity is not just a problem for the US and other developed countries.
Around the world, researchers were racing to unravel the chemical problems experts believed were responsible for obese people being unable to control their weight.
The problem is that for an increasing number of people this physiological control doesn't work, because the other systems that produce and deliver food, and save us from expending energy, work too well.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4790769-111397,00.html   (1922 words)

 Series 5
When Thomas is to take The Fat Controller and his visitor to the docks, Gordon’s loud whistle startles the VIP’s dog, who hides inside Thomas’; cab for safety and for the rest of the journey.
Thomas is worried when the Fat Controller scolds the big engine and tells him about the rumours about Harold, The Fat Controller laughs and explains that the Visitor is trying to help find a solution help to the children’s playground—which was easier to find up in the air.
So the Fat Controller decides to give her a treat to cheer her up—first she flies over Sodor in Harold the Helicopter, then a very cheerful James takes her on her favourite seaside route to Tidmouth Bay, where her special day ends with a carnival.
melgarvewarrior.tripod.com /sodorislandthomasepisodeguide/series5.html   (3295 words)

 Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Uncyclopedia
This was the fate of Neville "Fat Controller" McFlurnamham IV, who ran alongside the trains screaming at their unresponsive faces searching desperately for the meaning of life, until he was tragically crushed by Thomas.
The Obese Controller set up his 'turf' on the Isle of Sod, where he brought in immigrant trains with disturbingly happy faces and broken English and turned them into lean, mean, pimping machines.
The Fat Controller did not appear in the last 10 episodes of the series as he was found to be conducting 'lewd' sexual acts on Thomas and his friends.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Thomas_the_Tank_Engine_and_Friends   (1332 words)

The ribbon controller is a revelation, with a crisp feel that puts it into a different league to the old ribbons found on Multimoogs (it also offers both sideways and pressure sensitivity).
These control 'swing' by shifting the timing of some beats, or changing the velocity ratio between the highest and lowest velocities (similar to using an audio expander or compressor), or altering the gate time.
Imagine having four separate tracks of control information assigned to specific parameters inside the synthesizer, and which can either be sync'ed to the arpeggio or sequencer clock, or run asynchronously for a given time and then looped, and you have the Free EG controller (see diagram, right).
www.soundonsound.com /sos/1997_articles/aug97/yamahaan1x.html   (3926 words)

 The Meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Fat Controller started away in his car, but unfortunately ran into a parked semi trailer for no good reason.
At the meeting, the board of directors talked with the Controller about the plans for the upcoming episode which was due to start filming soon.
The Fat Controller stepped over the piles of rubble to make some toast and marmalade (or what was left of it) in the kitchen.
melgarvewarrior.tripod.com /id12.html   (515 words)

 IGN: Top 10 Tuesday: Worst Game Controllers
Please don't remove the D-pad on a controller in favor of a touch-sensitive surface.
One of the stupidest controllers is also considered one of the most classic simply due to brilliant marketing known as "product placement." The Wizard, starring Fred Savage, was a 90 minute Nintendo commercial for Mattel's Power Glove and Super Mario Bros. 3, even so far as using both items in the movie trailer.
But with a really retarded set of remote controller designs, from the sluggish and wildly inaccurate analog unit shown here to a digital pad that looks more like a crackpipe than a controller, these guys really knew how to woo the gaming public.
xbox360.ign.com /articles/690/690449p1.html   (958 words)

 cafe80s: "'Fat Controller' stole the trains"
A RAILWAY manager known as the Fat Controller was warned by a judge yesterday that he faced jail for stealing enough trains to set up a private railway.
With control over the buying and selling of locomotives, he was able to "circumnavigate" the correct paperwork.
All the kids knew him down at the station, where he was known as the Fat Controller.
www.stockaitkenwaterman.com /articles/news62.htm   (688 words)

 The Fat Controllers keep eyes trained on series cashflow - League - Sport
They are known as the Fat Controllers because they are … well … fat, and their official title is "financial controller".
Close friends, the favourite meeting place of the Fat Controllers is a curry house in Bradford, England.
The name Fat Controller may derive from the children's book Thomas the Tank Engine, but that's as close as we'll get to the tanking of matches in a series which should be a fight to the butter end, satisfying the appetites of all, except those who dine in a curry house in Bradford.
www.smh.com.au /news/league/the-fat-controllers-keep-eyes-trained-on-series-cashflow/2006/10/22/1161455610643.html   (936 words)

 The Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A railway enthusiast deposed as chairman of a heritage society during a bitter and protracted power struggle yesterday pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of the group.
Evison, a founding member of the railway preservation society and its chairman until he was ousted, found his way blocked and so tried to force his way into the room.
In the process, the 30-stone former train guard, nicknamed the Fat Controller, pushed society member Peter Betts against a wall.
www.theherald.co.uk /news/71473.html   (661 words)

 The Yum-Yum Man
Broadhurst is immensely fat, immensely powerful, immensely old (Wharton finds evidence of him in a letter of Newton's describing a demon figure, in a passage from De Quincey about an apparition).
THE Fat Controller disappears: Wharton excels at school, grows up to be a direct marketer, climbs the corporate ladder.
But then the Fat Controller reappears as Samuel Northcliffe, tycoon, his fat fingers into everything, the market's personified id. He and Dr. Gyggle, his accomplice as it turns out, half convince Wharton that he is a multiple murderer and necrophile.
partners.nytimes.com /books/99/09/19/specials/self-fun.html   (873 words)

 Imperial College London - The fat controller - understanding why we overeat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
With obesity rapidly becoming one of the major causes of premature death, scientists and doctors are looking to discover new ways of controlling appetite.
Due to the fact that society has changed enormously over the past couple of centuries, and food is easily available for all, this is one of the reasons we have all become fatter.
Consistently rated in the top three UK university institutions, Imperial College London is a world leading science-based university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research attracts students (10,000) and staff (5,000) of the highest international quality.
www.imperial.ac.uk /P4392.htm   (429 words)

 Fat Accumulation Gene May Affect Longevity
In the calorie-restriction diets purported to promote longevity, researchers say the Sirt1 gene is activated and turns off the fat controller gene in order to breakdown fat and stop the accumulation of fat deposits.
The reduction in fat storage provides a possible mechanism for understanding the regulation of mammalian life span by diet, they write.
Researchers say this may be the first step in explaining how drastic calorie-restriction diets may help mammals live longer lives, but the relationship between activating the body's fat machinery and human aging remains to be seen.
www.webmd.com /content/Article/88/99770.htm   (304 words)

 cs1711 - spec.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The simulator had a function to set the lights on the fat controller's panel (so she could work out the location of the trains (to some extent)), and a function to set the signals and points on the network.
, to represent the brains of the fat controller, and to determine her strategy for maximising profit/safety.
In particular isUnsafe() might regard as safe a situation which, from the point of view of the Fat Controller, is not safe.
www.cse.unsw.edu.au /~cs1711/2004/2003/project/spec.html   (1478 words)

 Guardian | The fat controller
Obesity in the UK has trebled over the past 20 years, and the government is in a quandary over it.
A couple of months ago, the prime minister's strategic unit developed a proposal which was known as the "fat tax".
Where Atkins says to eat all the butter, you like, the South Beach says to avoid saturated fats as much as possible, and use monosaturated fats or oils rich in omega 3 fatty acids instead.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4969470-110418,00.html   (1658 words)

 Quantum Fighterpad review for the HARDWARE
Comfort was definitely not in mind when they drew up the plan for this controller.
It actually has a pair of fat and clumsy buttons at the top of the controller.
Fat, clumsy buttons set at an odd angle that have a resistance equivalent to an angry mule.
www.gamerevolution.com /review/hardware/quantum_fighterp&friend=1   (571 words)

 10 worst game controllers - Joystiq
It is intuitive, accurate, responsive and easily controlled due to the fact that your wrist is a pivot point that is resting on a solid surface that acts as a point of reference.
Though probably the 5200 controller should get #1 worst (non-centering joystick, super flaky contacts, joypad that was barely used, and too-close together A-B buttons that were inconveninent to press) it is AFAIK the first controller to have a PAUSE button, so that's something at least.
Speaking of Nintendo controllers, the earphone jack on the 3DO was an idea that had already appeared on the Famicom in Japan where tiny living spaces made it a necessity before affordable wireless headphones became common.
www.joystiq.com /2006/02/24/10-worst-game-controllers   (4690 words)

 displacement activity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Consider this: WV Audrey was a clergyman and the son of a clergyman.
The Fat Controller is God, presiding over an established hierarchy of society.
Capital, as far as you engines are concerned, is amassed in the form of your standing with the Fat Controller.
www.myrtle.co.uk /blog   (1930 words)

 BBC News | ENGLAND | Close shave for Fat Controller
A Beefeater is being forced to shave off his beard so he can continue to be the Fat Controller at a Devon steam railway.
The copyright holders of the Thomas the Tank Engine stories objected to John Keohane's facial hair because in the books the character is clean shaven.
Sir Topham Hat was the overbearing Fat Controller who ticks off his "naughty engines" in the well-loved stories.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/1966819.stm   (225 words)

 Train Project
As a general design principle, considering that this will be operating in a hostile operating environment with little time for heavy testing and refinement, I suggest that as much logic be implemented in the fat controller as possible - improving the chance of being able to fix things on the day.
All operations are controlled by the 'Fat Controller', a modern PC equipt with appropriate interface controllers.
At 50% the average voltage to the loco would be 12v, so in order to control speed, the locos internal smart bridge, will cut short the power pulse.
mec-symonds.eng.monash.edu.au /~autumn/main/Electronics/Train_prj/train_prj.html   (1652 words)

 Short Story: Play Nice
Competitive sports were canned when it occurred to the fat jolly controller that supporting a team often led to violence.
Though the fat controller privately felt that he still needed some police, but kept that a bit hushed up so that people didn’t worry about it.
Except possibly the fat controller – but they gave him a nice trial and a lovely public execution, which was only fair.
home.earthlink.net /~c767/id9.html   (979 words)

 Fat Controller, Harrow, Middlesex - pub details # beerintheevening.com
I suspect you were barred for being very drunk - the Roayl Oak is now the Rat and Parrot not the Fat Controller.
Fats is a great place to go for a beer!
Fats also is great for the sports so it's great to watch your fave team with a beer especially on a Sunday afternoon!
www.beerintheevening.com /pubs/s/60/607/Fat_Controller/Harrow   (507 words)

 Musictoyz.com your total online boutique music store for all your guitar equipment needs !
The Blue Ringer has a balance control which allows the ratio of original signal and new harmonics to be varied.
The high/low foot control, when in the low position, enables the unit to be used as a high quality tremolo unit.
In this mode, the balance control acts as a depth control and the frequency control adjusts tremolo speed.
www.musictoyz.com /guitar/pedals/frost.php   (1421 words)

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