This MKII evolution brings a redesigned layout, additional knobs for more hands-on fun and semi-modular cross-patching between sections.
All of the original features are present: a top selection of synthesis techniques, each with their key parameter directly at hand, enriched by a full set of complementary features.
More than ever the Twin Waves is versatility at its best.
Whereas the original Twin Waves required +/-5V signals to benefit from full scale modulation, the new version requires less and has gain knobs for all 3 modulation inputs.
These gain knobs are even more beneficial given that a normalling of the outputs to the other section's modulation input(s) allows creative results without requiring extra patching.
This offers an easy and creative access to "complex oscillator" fun and cross modulation LFO, chaos and craziness..
Using the outputs does not break their normalling; this avoids using a "multiple" when the output signal should go both inside and outside the module.
The dedicated "Square1" output of the first oscillator is normalled to the global sync/clock input. This allows synchronizing the second oscillator both for audio and LFO/random purposes.
Check the original TW review in Sound on Sound magazine
Keep in mind that there were several firmware updates since that review, all of them now available in the MKII version
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This just became my favorite oscillator! What an excellent-sounding module!!! So much "depth" and "fidelity" to its timbres — weird and otherworldly-sounding — right up my alley!
Worth every penny and more!
Now I see why people buy multiples of this — so glad I bought one!
Instead of people telling n00bs to buy a check link , they should tell them to buy a Klavis Twin Waves!
Bravo — well done, Klavis!!!
I'm not sure what development in the module contributes to this aspect, but it produces some of the fullest/fattest sounds I've heard from a digital oscillator, not to mention it's packed with features and very well thought out.
The FM between oscillators sounds different than everything else in my rig....sputtery and juicy when both are in audio range, and spazzy when LFO FM's audio rate.
Makes a chap wanna get a second one.
Best digital oscillator(s) I’ve ever used.
I love my Twin Waves!
From the first moment, it has become the definite go-to VCO in my rack, and if I feel the need to double up one particular vco module, it'll be that one.
I'm so glad I got this...it's an absolute gem.
It's a monster (a dual monster).
Man this thing looks so nice, great features for a very reasonable price.
The price/performance/features/HP ratio is just fantastic, IMHO.
I use mine in LFO mode so often that I sometimes forget how amazing the VCOs are.
Thank you, Klavis, for your excellent work; especially Twin Waves, which I think is worth its price and size for its LFOs alone.
I'm not really a fan of shared knobs on digital modules but the Twin Waves implements this between its two oscillators in a very fluid and ergonomic manner.
The symbols it uses for each waveform algorithm are also quite well designed; they're all pretty self-explanatory but after a single read through of the manual to be sure of the specifics I was good to go.
I picked up a Twin Waves Mk2 this week and wow, what a fabulous oscillator... - it's like a little complex oscillator in 8hp.
The interface for controlling two oscillators with the same set of knobs is so thoughtful and getting used to it took no time at all.
I own the Twin Waves and I'm super impressed with the build quality.
That's the question a Mod Wiggler post asked to the community.
"Name your most valuable module whatever the type."
The Twin Waves was put in the spotlight several times.
Klavis Twin Waves for all of the function that it brings in a small space.
+1 for Klavis Twin Waves.
It can do so much and it's 2 in 1.
Incredible value especially in reduced size racks and for melody use.
For oscillators... probably the Klavis Twin Waves.
Inspiration technology to let you create the difference