FabFilter Twin 3 Help
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Polyphony, unison and microtuning
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FabFilter Twin 3's polyphony, unison and microtuning settings are located in a panel, available via a button in the bottom bar:
As you would expect, you can use FabFilter Twin in both Mono or Poly mode. In Poly mode, the Voices setting determines the number of voices that can be played simultaneously. Depending on the complexity of the current patch, you should set this to a value that your computer can comfortably handle to avoid glitches while playing.
Twin 3 introduces a new, third polyphony mode: Per Oscillator. In this mode, every new key you press will use the next available oscillator. This can lead to unexpected yet inspiring and creative effects, especially when using multiple wave forms and scales for the oscillators: every chord will sound different! Of course this works best if you use all four oscillators.
In all modes you can specify the number of unison voices. When using unison, multiple voices will be activated for each key that you play. Those voices will be panned from left to right, and can be slightly detuned relative to each other using the Spread knob. Using unison will make you patches sound much more stereo and fat. Try it!
Twin 3 has extensive support for microtuning, which enables you to use custom midi-note-to-frequency mappings. By default, it uses the standard '12-tone equal temperament' tuning, but this can be customized in three ways:
When a non-standard (i.e. not 12-Tone Equal temperament) tuning is currently active, the button in the bottom bar will indicate this with a tuning fork icon.
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