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Re: what is your favorite hardaware sequencer?????????

Here's an alternative solution:

The Macintosh SE-30.  With some inexpensive shareware midi sequencing 
and a serial to midi converter, you can do a lot with one of these.  The 
thing is that they're practically free.  (Some one gave me mine, but I've 
them go for $5-10 dollars) For MIDI apps, you really don't need anymore, 
they look great on stage.  Very Kraftwerk.


Legion wrote:

> > > i'm planning to buy a hardware sequencer to play live
> > >  i bought the shaltwerk wich exceted me very much at the begining but
> > that I  can't take on stage  because of its problems   > of sync ....
> I'm very curious to know what sync problems you are having with the 
> Shaltwerk. That machine is a top of the line integrated live sequencer 
> quite frankly I don't know of any other midi or CV sequencer that has 
> much live tweakable control in it. In the US they are not cheap and I've
> never heard from any user about any sync problems. Given what you must 
> paid for it I'd seriously look into why you are experiencing problems 
> it before I went out and bought another machine. It could be 
> or you could have it set up wrong but either way you owe it to yourself 
> look into using that fabulous machine before dumping it. I know many 
> synth musicians who swear that is one of the best live sequencers around 
> then do all sorts of syncing via midi, CV/gate triggering, etc as well as
> slaving other machines to the Shaltwerk.
> In other sequencers on the low end I've used an Alessis MMT8 and Kawaii 
> extensively. I wrote a comparison between the two here:
> http://www.voicenet.com/~legion/mmt8.htm which should give you some 
>ideas on
> the features and live use.
> These days I mostly use machines with integrated sequencers or 
> in them. The Korg ER1 drum machine has the classic roland X0X style 16 
> programming systems as well as some amazing internal sounds. The MAM SQ16
> also has this and is a stand alone midi sequencer which might be worth a
> look.
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