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RE: DJ'ed

At 11:46 PM -0800 2/17/00, Mats Eriksson (ECS) wrote:
>I must definitely have the earliest software on the OB plex (don't know
>which one yet, have to check it out, bought it secondhand). Because this
>(as you described below) just doesn't work. Jam Man does it (sync out) but
>you can't do it in echo/delay mode, which I m after. At least not with
>original software.

Hi Mats-

All of the echoplex software versions ever released had this function, and
it is very easy to use. Are you sure you had Sync set to Out?

also, on the echoplex sync works the same in delay mode as it does in loop
mode. (as does pretty much every other feature.)


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kim Flint [mailto:kflint@annihilist.com]
>Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 6:09 PM
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Subject: RE: DJ'ed
>At 6:46 AM -0800 2/17/00, Mats Eriksson (ECS) wrote:
>>Ohh sorry, I meant the other way around:
>>Whatever sample, loop I make, it should generate a MIDI clock OUT based 
>>the looping points, instantly.
>both the echoplex and the jamman have midi clock sync in and out. They 
>just like you want.
>>And then you should be able to subdivide, or multiply by that PBM.
>>Thats my problem with Jam Man and Echoplex. They're only able to DIVIDE 
>>down, once you've set
>>the loop points or echo/delay points. Once it sends out a clock, one
>>should be able to MULTIPLY the
>>echo/delay or loop point on Jam Man/Exhoplex without changing the MIDI
>>clock out to, let's say a drum machine. Then the drum machine would play 
>>8 bar, but you put in a 16 or 32 bar loop that will stay in place
>>regardless, and not drift out of time after 64 bars... >or more 
>>a triplet of that, to create polyrhythmical lines...
>This is exactly how the OB echoplex works for midi sync! For example, if
>you have a loop playing and sending out midi clock, you can use the
>multiply function to make it some multiple number longer. (2x, 3x, 4x, 
>whatever.) The midi clock stays the same, based on the basic loop length
>you started with. But your loop is now multiplied longer.
>You use the 8ths/beat parameter to set how long your basic cycle is in
>relation to the midi clock. (2 bars, for example). This basically sets the
>tempo for you.
>If you sync to midi clock in, this multiplying happens automatically. So 
>have it set for 8-beats/2bar loops, and you leave the loop record going
>longer than 2 bars, it automatically notes the 2 bar point as your basic
>cycle and begins doing that multiply function for you automatically.
>(you'll see the multiple display count up as 2 bars passes, in this case.)
>Whenever you end the record, it finishes up the current cycle. In this 
>you can easily record long loops in sync to midi clock. It's very flexible
>and totally designed for this live, real-time sort of use. The machine
>takes care of everything for you and makes it very simple to use.
>And in the next software version, we will revolutionize sync with some
>really great new ideas! ;-)
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: johnmcc@aldiscon.ie [mailto:johnmcc@aldiscon.ie]
>>Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 3:33 PM
>>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>Subject: DJ'ed
>>> I have waited (too!) long for a looping device that sends MIDI clocks 
>>whatever sample you've made

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