Squarp Pyramid - New sequencer etc.

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Squarp Pyramid - New sequencer etc.

Post by acidbob » Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:26 pm

http://squarp.net/index.html

Just what I have been asking Elektron to do for several years

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Post by botstein » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:18 pm

It's called the pyramid, but looks like a fucking box to me...

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Post by talfred » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:22 pm

Great to see something new in the sequencer department.
Could have had more MIDI outputs, but it's a smallish thing.

Here's a video by the way:

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Post by djthopa » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:35 pm

Interesting, wonder if it can record cv and gates.

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Post by DJFonzi » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:39 pm

2x CV/gate ins, 1x CV/gate outs

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Post by acidbob » Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:27 pm

Maybe it's possible to connect the modular directly to it for controlling parameters and converting them to midi, would be preeeetty sweet

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Post by RustyO » Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:35 pm

Looks interesting, want to read more specs.
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Post by kragg » Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:15 pm

I'm very interested into this : it seems to have all i wish :love:

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Post by DonaldCrunk » Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:32 pm

looks cool - like that it can import MIDI files via a card, but 1 set of CV/gate out is going to be a tough sell for me at that price point, what with the beatstep and all.

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Post by StoneLaw » Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:41 pm

same for me... needs more cv+gate channels for me to be interested.

I want elektron to make something like the analog 4 but all external cv... like 4 tracks, 16 cv outputs. Kinda like 4 audio damage seq 1's but more like the analog 4 layout and feel.

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Post by MATSmile » Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:52 pm

Yeah, just ordered ER-101. I don't think I will need another sequencer in near future. Looks nice thou

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Post by MB II » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:02 pm

Not a great deal of information there though is there.

And that's a tiny screen, very small screen. You could buy an iPad for about the same dosh.

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Post by MATSmile » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:12 pm

It has a touchpad?? What for?!

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Post by DonaldCrunk » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:12 pm

so you can rub it and then stare intensely at the camera

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Post by MATSmile » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:16 pm

DonaldCrunk wrote:so you can rub it and then stare intensely at the camera
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Post by acidbob » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:54 pm

you could easilly connect it to a midi to cv converter.

I would take away the touch pad and add bigger screen.
But hey I think it's meant primarily for midi.

If you want to use it as a midi controller the touchpad might come in handy.

I think there is pretty much info, but until there is my I will not place and order, besides need a new euro case and the grendel synth :hihi:

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Post by flabby » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:59 pm

MATSmile wrote:It has a touchpad?? What for?!
Maybe for the ENV out which looks like an extra CV out. I'm just speculating here though.

EDIT: Ok so I read to the end of the page and it's a CV envelope….I'm confused :hmm: So it just sends out a CV envelope and not linear CV?

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Post by zam » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:01 pm

I haven't read all the specs, but to me it really makes zero sense to only have one CV/gate out on whats marketed as a polyrhythmic sequencer??? :despair:

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Post by ignatius » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:15 pm

nice. looks pretty cool and flexible. i like that it has some midi FX and stuff. creative

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Post by darenager » Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:05 pm

I think it looks great! 2015 seems to be the year of the sequencer, and some really nice models to choose from, tough call deciding between this and the beatstep pro both have +/-

Next next level sequencing, which fills the niche left by Elektron now that they seem focused on Overbridge and computer integration :despair:

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Post by zam » Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:09 pm

I know we are getting spoilt in 2015 now!!

I do really like the look of this for it's MIDI effect capabilities though

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Post by Xmit » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:40 am

it looks great.

where's the SLIDE though ? :deadbanana:

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Post by djthopa » Fri Feb 06, 2015 6:24 am

More cv´s in & outs please!

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Post by Paranormal Patroler » Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:38 am

I'm curious if people would feel the same if it didn't have any CV outputs at all. Why not buy a MIDI-to-CV module? Yarns can pull of a nice trigger-only mode.
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Post by valis » Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:52 am

That video is worthless. At 699eu it seems pretty pricey for what it is imho

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Oh cool. It does have a sort of drum machine grid and piano roll. Neat.
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