It can be useful to audition sounds and Patches by bypassing one or more of the FX units. When an FX unit is bypassed it is removed from the audio chain, allowing you to hear how any particular effect (or group of effects) is changing the sound.

Bypassing an FX Unit

An FX Unit is active when the oval FX Name Window is lit up with a light blue color.

To Bypass an FX Unit,click the oval FX Name Window. The name window darkens when bypassed.

Clicking the window again will reactivate the FX Unit.

NOTE: Bypassing an Effect DOES save CPU power.

Bypassing All FX Units

Omnisphere 2’s FX can be globally bypassed by clicking on the blue LED under the FX tab.

The LED will turn red and the FX page will become greyed-out.

Tip: You can globally bypass FX units and use Sound Lock to browse Patches without any FX enabled.