Orba

What do I do if my Orba is unresponsive?
First things first: Be sure to update your version of the Orba desktop app (macOS  | Windows). The newest version should account for units that become unres...
Thu, 24 Sep, 2020 at 1:02 PM
Is Orba polyphonic?
Yep, the embedded synth is polyphonic and multitimbral. In other words, multiple notes and multiple sounds, all capable of being looped and layered at the s...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 12:59 PM
How do I update Orba’s Firmware?
To update firmware, follow these steps: (...and here's a video walkthrough if you'd prefer) Note: Updating firmware can only be done through the ...
Wed, 23 Sep, 2020 at 1:27 PM
Is Orba velocity sensitive?
Yes, Orba is very sensitive to differences in velocity and location of a touch. This allows expressive playing techniques and variations.
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:00 PM
How does Orba's built-in sound engine work?
We designed an innovative new synthesizer engine for Orba, with a broad range of synth sounds that work seamlessly with various playing gestures. Orba’s emb...
Fri, 3 Apr, 2020 at 10:17 PM
How do I play a scale on Orba's 8 pads?
The 8 pads can be tuned to any note or chord. Using the cross-platform app presets with a different tuning can be loaded into Orba.
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:02 PM
Can I use headphones?
Sure can! We built in a 3.5mm headphone output, so you can connect headphones (or an external speaker for that matter).
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:02 PM
How does the looper work?
It might help to watch this video to get a sense of how the looper works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoxUlNmhQWw     It's essentially a four-...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:03 PM
How do I build a song with Orba?
The built-in looper allows you to record a loop for each part, Drum, Bass, Chord, and Lead. The four loops can be overdubbed and the tempo can be adjusted a...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:03 PM
Does Orba use Bluetooth MIDI?
Yes! Orba uses MIDI over Bluetooth LE to connect to phones and computers, meaning there's no need to tether the device using a USB cable (although you&...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:04 PM