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Eamoex

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Voices / Operators
« on: April 24, 2020, 11:18:37 PM »
Hi,

ordered my kit and looking forward to assembly.

Question: let's say I have a 2-Instrument "patch", and each of the two Instruments uses 5-Operator algorithms. Every time I hit a note, I sound 10 Operators (2 Instruments x 5 Operators). So if I hit four notes simultaneously, I sound 40 Operators (4 Voices x 2 Instruments x 5 Operators) out of the 48 available, which means I have a max. polyphony of 4.

Is this correct?
« Last Edit: April 25, 2020, 12:38:00 AM by Eamoex »

the_duckchild

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Re: Voices / Operators
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2020, 01:12:22 PM »
Pretty sure that's right.

Eamoex

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2020, 05:02:07 PM »
Okay thanks.

Digging further: if I change one of my two Instruments to a 4-Operator algorithm, I should gain an additional Voice. Right?

5.Op x 5.Note = 25.Op | 4.Op x 5.Note = 20.Op | 25.Op + 20.Op = 45.Op

Xavier

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Re: Voices / Operators
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2020, 10:35:08 PM »

There's a shema at the top of the doc called "Workflow of the PreenFM2 sound generation" that should clarify how operators are shared.
http://ixox.fr/preenfm2/manual/synth-edit-mode/

The only thing that worry me about what you wrote is that there's no 5 Operator algo.
only 3, 4 or 6.



Eamoex

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Re: Voices / Operators
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2020, 11:07:39 PM »
Hi,

thanks for your reply. I had read the diagram already.

On the other hand, I haven't paid close enough attention to the Algorithms and hadn't noticed there were no 5-Op arrangements.

But even so: if there was such a thing as a 5-Op Algorithm, would my interpretation of how Voices are dealt with be correct?
« Last Edit: April 27, 2020, 08:53:29 AM by Eamoex »

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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2020, 08:25:55 AM »
But even so: if there was such a thing as a 5-Op Algorithm, would my interpretation of how Voices are dealt with be correct?

Yes.

There's an other limit : if you only use 3 Ops algo, the max number of voices is 14 and not 16 for memory (CPU RAM) reason .

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Re: Voices / Operators
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2020, 08:52:36 AM »
All clear, merci beaucoup.  8)