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Understanding Sequencer Trigger Modes

Understanding Sequencer Trigger Modes
« on: April 23, 2019, 04:17:16 AM »

I'm programming a sound in which I need the sequencer to restart every time I hit a note. "Seq Trigger" is set to Normal, where according to the manual, "sequencer resets to step one each time a new note is played", but I obtain a different result. The sequencer is restarted only when voice 1 is engaged. So if I hit a note 8 times, the sequence is free running as as I see the prophet goes through voices 2 to 8 in the backlit menu, and restarted at voice 1.
When I'm playing in Unison the sequencer restarts every time I hit a note as all voices are in action.

Is this normal behaviour or am I missing something obvious?

Thanks for your help


Re: Understanding Sequencer Trigger Modes
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2019, 05:55:06 AM »
It is normal, when not in unison, that the synth will cycle through all the voices. What happens if you hit (and release) the same note 8 times is this:
- first hit triggers voice one from step one of the sequence
- second hit triggers voice two from step one of the sequence
- etc.

Now, if you trigger (and hold) more notes simultaneously, you will trigger multiple voices at the same time, starting from step one, and you get a polyphonic sequence.