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How many voices does the sampler support in polyphonic mode?

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How many voices does the sampler support? Is there a difference in the number of voices for .WAV and .SF2? Also is there a difference between the number supported on Reactable Live! and Reactable Mobile? Also are the Oscillators only monophonic? Is it possible to make them polyphonic? I'd like to be able to make chords with Reactable's native synths but right now it seems the only way to do so is to set the sub oscillators to different intervals, but that seems kind of rigid.
asked Aug 29, 2013 in Reactable Live! by kelvin_clone (120 points)

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For the new sampler, there's a maximum polyphony of 8 simultaneous voices, both in live and mobile; the polyphony of the soundfonts depends on the soundfont itself.

The oscillators are by definition monophonic, so currently the only way to do chords is to use the sub oscillators. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Thank you for the feedback again, and hope you enjoy the new features.
answered Aug 29, 2013 by Andrés (5,030 points)
Ok Thank you. Just another thing about the new sampler. I'm really enjoying it because it opens up a lot of possibilities, but at the same time I'm having some problems with it. It's creating a lot of really audible clicks, especially on long samples. Like I tried to create a multisample of an electric piano and I'm getting lots of clicking noises, and it's particularly noticeable when I shorten the note length on the sequencer. Tweaking the sustain and release seem to get rid of the clicks for the most part, but some are still audible. Right now my samples are two bars long. I'm in the process of shortening the samples to one bar to see if that helps any. It seems like it's not a problem with percussive sounds or anything that has a fast attack and decay, but no sustain and a quick release. Do you have any recommendations for the length/size of multisamples?
Well, the maximum length allowed is 10s, and it shouldn't matter the length of the sample as long as it is less than that limit. Are you hearing this clicks in the triggering of the sample or after your note off? Can you comment a little on your envelope settings and note length so I can try to reproduce it?

Thank you.