The FORMANT FILTER adds characteristics of the human voice to a sound. It accomplishes this by chaining a narrow set of bandpass filters, set at specific frequencies, which reflect the formants of the human voice.

PAGE ONE CONTROLS

  • HEADSIZE
    Simulates the resonating qualities of a human head. Higher values will have a deeper resonance.
    Range: 0.000 Cm ~ 1.000 Cm
  • VOWEL
    Selects the type of vocal formant, or vowel character, that will affect the sound. Sweeping the control will gradually change between the different vowel sounds.
    Range: 0.000 Hz ~ 1.000 Hz
  • RES (Resonance)
    Emphasizes the formant’s frequency.
    Range: 0.000 ~ 1.000

NOTE: CAUTION: High RES levels can cause loud oscillations.

  • BLEND
    Blends in the higher frequencies of the original sound, to add clarity to the filtered result.
    Range: 0.000 Amp ~ 1.000 Amp
  • LEVEL
    Determines the overall Formant Filter level.
    Range: -inf dB ~ 0.000 dB

PAGE TWO CONTROLS
NOTE: This page contains two dedicated modulation LFOs for both the HEADSIZE and the VOWEL controls on Page One.

  • [HEADSIZE] RATE
    Controls the speed of the Headsize modulation. The rate types are either in Hz or in rhythmic values depending on whether the Sync button is enabled or not.
    Range:
    Synced: 32x, 16x, 8x, 7x, 6x, 5x, 4x, 3x, 2x, 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/96, 1/1dot, 1/2dot, 1/4dot, 1/8dot, 1/16dot, 1/1triplet, 1/2triplet, 1/4triplet, 1/8triplet, 1/16triplet. _
    _Unsynced: 0.000Hz ~ 15.000 Hz
  • [HEADSIZE] DEPTH
    Controls the amount of the modulation.
    Range: 0.000 ~ 1.000
  • [HEADSIZE] SYNC
    There are two ways to control the rate of the Headsize modulation—by Hz and by various sync rates with the host. When the Sync button is enabled, the values will change to musical rates.
  • [VOWEL] RATE
    Controls the speed of the Vowel modulation. The rate types are either in Hz or in rhythmic values depending on whether the Sync button is enabled or not.
    Range:
    Synced: 32x, 16x, 8x, 7x, 6x, 5x, 4x, 3x, 2x, 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/96, 1/1dot, 1/2dot, 1/4dot, 1/8dot, 1/16dot, 1/1triplet, 1/2triplet, 1/4triplet, 1/8triplet, 1/16triplet
    Unsynced: 0.000 Hz ~ 15.000 Hz
  • [VOWEL] DEPTH
    Controls the intensity of the Vowel modulation.
    Range: 0.000 ~ 1.000
  • [VOWEL] SYNC
    There are two ways to control the rate of the Vowel modulation, by Hz and by sync rates with the host. When the Sync button is enabled, the values will change to musical rates.

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