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What is 5D Touch?
5D Touch refers to ROLI's 5 dimensions of touch. The dimensions of touch describe the ways that you interact with a physical surface when you play an...
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 at 4:29 PM
What is MPE?
MIDI Polyphonic Expression – or MPE – is a method of using MIDI which enables multidimensional devices like the Seaboard and BLOCKS to control multiple para...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 4:52 PM
What is a multi-timbral instrument?
A multi-timbral instrument A multi-timbral instrument can produce sounds on multiple channels at once. A multi-timbral instrument is often used to perform ...
Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 5:14 PM
Expressive polyphony vs. conventional polyphony
Click the attached mp3, "Polyphony and Expressive Polyphony" to download an audio example. You'll hear a single chord played twice. The f...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 4:54 PM
What is a DNA connector?
The DNA Connector is a proprietary ROLI magnetic connector which serves three purposes: to connect the Blocks together and hold them in place; to serve a...
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018 at 8:27 PM
What is aftertouch?
Aftertouch (or Pressure) is a MIDI message which represents the pressure you apply to the keybed after a key has been struck and is being held down. The Sea...
Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 5:14 PM