Device Details

Device Overview

Name/Version: KS Synth 0.0.1
Author: zsteinkamp  
Description: This instrument is a polyphonic Karplus-Strong synthesizer.

It has controls for shaping the initial impulse, as well as for shaping the feedback loop and output stage.

The range of sounds it can generate is very wide -- from plucky plucks to long pads, from phat bass tones to screeching sizzles.

Let me know how it works for you, and if you have any suggestions or requests to improve it. It's free and open-source, so give it a shot.

See this link for more documentation:

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Device Details

Tags synth
Live Version Used: 11.1
Max Version Used: 8.2.1
Date Added: Apr 29 2022 23:31:58
Date Last Updated: Jan 01 2023 18:32:56
Device Type: instrument_device
Download URL (report link)
License (more info): None


thank for your sharing, but it don't work for me

your other device fibonacciNoteEcho and fractalNoteEcho are awesome !

Hey @mrchatovant, thanks for trying it out. Can you give some more details of what did not work?

I just tried it on a different computer and it worked fine.

Make sure you have either cloned the entire repository or are using one of the files in the frozen/ directory.

If you like, you can email me details or screenshots at and I will have a look.


hi, ok it worked ! i just update max awesome device !

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