User Manual - Modular Sequencer
Modular Sequencer - Online User Manual
The Modular Sequencer is a Max for Live Device where you’re able to patch any Output to any Input.
With the integrated Scale Correction and up to four Outputs you can create polyphonic Sequences,
Make Variations with the independent presets for the Stepsequencers, the Patching and the Routing.
The Modular Sequencer has three Sections:
- The Sequencer Section: with 4 Value Seuquencers, these can send out Values to Pitch, Velocity, Octace & Duration
And they can also send Out Triggers
It’s possible to randomize the most parameters, and create generative Sequences. It’s also possible to create
repetitiv Sequences, depending on the patching of the Device.
The Modulation & Switching Section: You can route any Output Trigger or On/Off message thru the Modulation Section, where
you’re able to invert and also reduce the Messages. And send out Values or Triggers for switching things with a
With the switches you can make a lot of variations when triggering Actions.
The Routing Section: Here you have four Outputs. Inside each Output you can route every
of the four Value Sequencers to the Pitch, Velocity, Octave and Duration. So, you can make some Variations from
your Melodie of the same Sequence.
Also it’s possible to select a Scale and/or learn Notes & Scales with an connected Midikeyboard or from the
Chord-O-Mat 3 Device.
Please read the manual & check also the youtube resources
Many thanks, have fun!
these Sequencers can Modulate
Note, Velocity, Ocatve & Duration
these Sequencers can Trigger Actions
Midi IN / Trigger on X Bars:
Here you can send triggers from
The Midi Input and from the
Outputs: here are four independent Outputs to combine Sequences.
Every Output has a Router, to assign the Value Sequencers and the
Modulators: here you can
set the behavior of the incoming
Values or Triggers
Switches: here you can
switch from / to different
Swing / Pattern Designer
You can connect every Output to every Input, just by drag & drop or with click on an patchpoint and click on another patchpoint.
If you want to delete a connection, you can do it on the same way or just hold a connected patchpoint and press “X” on your Keyboard
this is an output
this is an input
Outputs can send Triggers and On/Off Values.
The most Inputs can only receive triggers.
Some Inputs, like “up/down”, “Note OUT on/off”,
can handle both.
If receiving a trigger it toggles between on and off.
If receiving On/Off the Button takes over this state.
Every Sequencer has an Output, where you can get an On/Off message from. This is the main source to Trigger Actions, for example Notes
On the Output Section you have these four Inputs, where the Notes are Triggered. If you simply connect an Output from one Trigger Sequencer to an Input, a Note will be played on every ON Message from the Sequencer.
Please Note: if here’s nothing Connected, no Midi Note will be played.
You can assign every Sequencer to every Value of an Output.
In this example the
green Sequencer is assigned to the Note Value,
the violet Sequencer is assigned to Velocity
The yellow to the Octave Value
the blue Sequencer is assigned to the Duration
If no Sequencer is assigned, you can set a fixed Value for that Parameter
Same thing with the logical Operators
Connect a Patchcord to control the Parameter
Here you can stop the Sequencer
This sends an On/Off Value depending on the threshold
Click here with the mouse
You can use up to four Outputs to make different Sequences or variations of Sequences. Every Output has a routing Panel to assign the
Value Sequencers to Note, Velocity, Octave and Duration.
This is the Trigger Input, you must connect a trigger to play a Note
Here you can adjust the Range for the assigned Sequencer
This is the Scale Correction:
Off: every Note is possible
Scale: Only Notes from the selected Scale will be played
Chord: learn Chords played from the Midi Input or from the Chord-O-Mat 3 M4L Device
Output On/Off / Patchpoint receives ON/Off and Triggers
Here you can exclude Note, Velocity, Octave or Duration from Randomization in this example only Note, Octave and Duration will be randomized.
The Scale is off, all Notes could be played
Only the Notes from the selected Scale will be played
Learn notes from the midi input. Just activate
“Learn” and play some Notes.
If only learn is selected, it turns off, if you
release the notes.
If “Instant” is selected every time you play
some Notes will be taken over by the output
you can switch between
Midi Input = M and
Chord-O-Mat = C
If you select Chord-O-Mat all played chords
coming from Chord-O-mat 3 will be
taken over by the scale correction of the output.
If the “confirm input to Scale” is ON, the incomming Midi Notes for the learn function will be mapped to the selected Scale
With the Modulators you are able to Modulate the Trigger Output of the Sequencers
Example 3: Value Out & Changes
Example 4: Trigger Out & Changes
Example 5: Trigger every X Trigger from Input / Value
Example 6: Trigger every X Trigger from Input / Trigger
With the four Switches you can create time based or also random actions.
Here is an example for switching between two Outputs:
in this example, the blue Sequencer switches the inverted Trigger from the red Sequencer
every 2nd Bar between Output 3 & 4.
You can also use a Midinote to switch between the Outputs:
In this case Output 1 is open if you released the Key, and Output 2 is open when you hold the key
In this case you go over the Modulater, which sends out a Trigger instead a On/Off mesaage. So, you can Toggle between Output 1 & 2 if you hit the Key
To connect the Modular Sequencer with Chord-O-Mat 3 just click on “link to Scale Devices” in the right top of the Sequencer Device.
Then, if you change the Scale in any of the Devices
The other Device will take over this Scale
To work with the same scale in different devices, like Scale-O-Mat 3 or Chord-O-Mat you can activate the “Link to scale” button. If you change the scale or rootnote in one device all other devices will follow.
! Please take care with your automation. It’s not recomended to automate the scale while using the “link to scale” function.
(c) 2020 Soundmanufacture