So I had a functioning Opticomp... and then I had to go and mess with it.
I added the Release mod and the LED Compression indicator according to this thread
(already had the attack switch mod), and now I'm getting some weird behavior. Sometimes it sputters (compression goes back and forth as the note dies out, almost tremolo effect) and I can see the sputtering with the LED indicator, and sometimes I'm getting a weird effect where the first strum gets compression and a "pop" noise, the but I won't get compression on any other strums until the first one has completely died out. So if I strum a regular rhythm, on certain settings I'll get an effect where every 2nd or 3rd strum gets the "pop" and compression, and the others don't seem to have any effect.
I'm wondering if this is just the LED compression indicator that's causing this. The Opto-isolator has a common node for the two LDR's, so could the LED be sucking current off the signal path causing the problem? Has anyone else implemented that mod successfully? It's a pretty cool feature (especially with the various attack/release mod combos, so you can actually see what's happening), so I'd like to keep it, but I'm not sure if there's another way to implement it that doesn't share that common portion or doesn't suck as much current off the signal path.
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