FSinOsc: table of contents
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FSinOsc : UGen : AbstractFunction : Object

Fast sine oscillator.
Source: FSinOsc.sc


Very fast sine wave generator (2 PowerPC instructions per output sample!) implemented using a ringing filter. This generates a much cleaner sine wave than a table lookup oscillator and is a lot faster. However, the amplitude of the wave will vary with frequency. Generally the amplitude will go down as you raise the frequency and go up as you lower the frequency.

WARNING: In the current implementation, the amplitude can blow up if the frequency is modulated by certain alternating signals.

Class Methods

FSinOsc.ar(freq: 440, iphase: 0, mul: 1, add: 0)

FSinOsc.kr(freq: 440, iphase: 0, mul: 1, add: 0)



Frequency in Hertz.


Initial phase offset.


Output will be multiplied by this value.


This value will be added to the output.

Inherited class methods

Instance Methods

Inherited instance methods


{ FSinOsc.ar(800) * 0.2 }.play;

{ FSinOsc.ar(XLine.kr(200, 4000, 1)) * 0.2 }.play;

// loses amplitude towards the end
{ FSinOsc.ar(FSinOsc.ar(XLine.kr(4, 401, 8), 0.0, 200, 800)) * 0.2 }.play;