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Anyone know what this does - other than effectively increasing the volume? Why wouldn't you have this at max?

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https://usermanuals.garritan.com/CFXConcertGrand/Content/saturation.htm?Highlight=saturation

Searching the forums, I don't see many people adjusting that dial. But see a few people move it up to 8 or 9 o'clock. . .

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Saturation efect is similar to a distortrion effect, but more subtle

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I too never touched this knob.

When speaking of colors, saturation is the extent of color presence or purity:
https://www.techopedia.com/definition/1968/color-saturation
It is different from a brightness, which is simply a specific measure of energy.

With sound, I think this is the extent of presence of specific instrument features (harmonics), which make the sound distinct from a pure sinusoid wave.

There are some more practical explanations:
https://www.waves.com/how-to-mix-with-distortion-vs-overdrive-vs-saturation


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