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The Oscillator Section > Ring Modulation - Pg. 204

LFO 1 LFO 1 has many waveform choices and destinations. It is also capable of synchronizing the LFO effect to the tempo of your Reason song. Let's first look at the different available waveforms: Triangle--Creates a smooth up and down vibrato. Inverted Sawtooth--Creates a cycled ramp up effect. Sawtooth--Creates a cycled ramp down effect. Square--Makes abrupt changes between two values. Random--Creates a random stepped modulation. Also known as sample and hold. Soft Random--Exactly as the previous waveform but has a smoother modulation curve. The Amount knob assigns the amount of LFO effect to your patch. It's fairly easy to get carried away with this parameter, so easy does it. The Rate knob increases and decreases the rate of the LFO effect. The Sync button synchronizes the LFO effect to the tempo indicated on the transport bar. Also note that once Sync is active, the Rate knob displays its amount by note values rather than numerically. Once you have selected your rate, amount, and waveform, you must next decide where to send the LFO signal. There are six possible destinations to choose from: Osc 1&2--This destination will alter the pitch of Oscillators 1 and 2. Osc 2--This destination will alter the pitch of just Osc 2. Filter Frequency--This destination will control the Filter Frequency Filter 1 (and Filter 2 if they are linked). Frequency Modulation--This destination will control the amount of FM. Phase--This destination will control the amount of Phase Offset for Osc 1 and 2. Oscillator Mix--This destination will control the Oscillator Mix knob. LFO 2 Although the LFO 2 might not be as complex and versatile as its bigger brother, it is a welcome addition to the Subtractor interface. LFO 2 does not sync to tempo. Instead, it is key triggered, which means that the LFO will trigger every time a note is played on your keyboard. The Rate and Amount knobs perform exactly the same task as they do with LFO 1, minus the Sync feature, of course. The Delay knob is used to create an offset between playing a note and then hearing the LFO modulation. It can be used to mimic the vibrato effect of a wind or stringed instrument, which calls for long sustained notes followed by a vibrato. The Keyboard Tracking knob can be used to increase the frequency of the LFO the farther up on the keyboard that you play.