Akai Force Forum: Everything relating to the Akai Force, the new 64 pad, clip-based standalone sampler/groovebox from Akai. While not an MPC, it shares many similar software features to the MPC X/MPC Live including the same underlying code-base.
By BeatWilson Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:50 pm
I asked questions about this on gearslutz once and never got a straight answer.
Just curious on how many voices Hype Synth has?
Cause Tube Synth has 4 I believe which is fine. Does hype have more?

Thanks.
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By Koekepan Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:57 pm
I did a little test, and I did not notice any voice stealing until about eight notes. It certainly seems fine until four.
By BeatWilson Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:17 pm
Ok thank you.
Anyone else? or have we come to the conclusion is a 4 voice?
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By Koekepan Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:31 pm
I think it's more than four voices. I think it's a seven voice. But it's certainly at least four voices.

It's possible that it depends on patch complexity.
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By Lampdog Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:44 pm
Koekepan wrote:It's possible that it depends on patch complexity.

THIS, sounds like someone who troubleshoots and finds out instead of endlessly guessing. There might not be a concrete answer if specs are not written.

LIKE!
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By Koekepan Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:29 am
Aw, shucks.

But yeah, for quesitons like this, especially on a moving target like an instrument with updating firmware, the only answer that matters is the one that's real right now.

For example: The Force does not to disc streaming. (Today.)
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By EnochLight Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:07 am
Posted this over at Gearslutz earlier today:

Just ran a test on Hype Synth using the analog initialize preset. I got 8 voices to trigger without cancelling any previously triggered notes. ** This is twice the voice count as TubeSynth (which is based on Air Vacuum Pro) in standalone mode. :smoker: :) :o

** Edit: the voice count changes depending on initialized oscillators you choose, for instance; using analog+analog or Wavetable+Sampler decreases voice count to 4.

So indeed, it depends on the preset or how many oscillator combos you choose, it would appear. :wink: