External Sequencers Work?

External Sequencers Work?
« on: July 18, 2022, 08:46:44 PM »
Hi, i would like to know if is possible i use a external sequencer, the ones i have on my eurorack, to create sequences live in Sequential Pro 3.

The Sequential Pro 3 have 2 oscilators and 1 waveshape, thinking on that i would like to know if i could use separatly each oscilators
 separatly on each input of my sequencer in my eurorack.

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Re: External Sequencers Work?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2022, 06:09:21 PM »
You can use the modulation matrix to assign CV inputs to oscillators individually. Use the "Oscillator Coarse Frequency" destinations. An amount of 100 will be about 1 volt per octave, provided you have the CV ins well-calibrated.

Unfortunately, Pro 3 lacks Gate In, so you'll have to handle gates via MIDI, or the keyboard, or the Hold button, or send its audio out to a VCA, etc. Lack of Gate In makes Pro 3 a frustrating sequencer target; but its sequencer is better than most eurorack sequencers, and that's where you can really go nuts.

Note that the "Basic Patch" has sequencer tracks 13-16 pre-assigned to CV Outs 1-4, respectively, so you already basically get a eurorack sequencer out-of-the-box.

I have sort of a love/apathy relationship with Pro 3's CV implementation. It's a few basic features (like Gate In) away from being "pretty good."
« Last Edit: July 21, 2022, 06:15:59 PM by chysn »
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