Polyphonic Tutorial – Index

For the most of Max tutorials / beginners course, you would learn how to build a monophonic (= homophonic) synthesizer, and it can not play more than 2 notes at the same time.

In this tutorial, I’ll introduce how to make a polyphonic synthesizer with “poly~” object, which is a little complicated but super useful when you try making the other sound synthesis.


  1. What’s “poly~“?
  2. Send notes to “poly~
  3. Control with note on/off