FLame Clockwork vs. Kenton Pro 2000

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FLame Clockwork vs. Kenton Pro 2000

Post by prscrptn » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:25 pm

What are peoples opinion of the Flame Clockwork???

I am considering purchasing this unit for my modular for all of the cool gating controls etc. but how does it do with MIDI to CV? I already own a Monomachine and Machine Drum and a Kenton Pro 2000 would be a nice addition. Any thoughts or opinions would be appreciated...


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Post by plord » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:46 pm

I cannot speak to the Clockwork Midi to CV other than to say that the manual is uh, very sparse :eek: It may do everything and a side of cheese fries, but you're gonna have to experiment to find out. The Kenton will have more obvious and possibly more numerous features on the Midi side.

But you should get a Clockwork anyway. As a clock divider, triplet machine, swing/shuffle generator, and random LFO/S+H generator, it is phenomenal.

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Post by felix » Sat Nov 01, 2008 12:46 am

MD + Kenton Pro 2000 is awesome for sequencing (using the MID machines in the MD). You've got two pitches (and gates) and 6 auxiliary outs (can be bipolar or unipolar) that respond to MIDI CC's.

I wrote a short post about the combo of the two here:
http://felixinferious.blogspot.com/2008 ... ng_27.html

I only know a little about the [pitch] CV out of the Clockwork, but it seems pretty rudimentary, not at the level of the Kenton.

However, the rhythm possibilities on the Clockwork are unparalleled, IMO. I wish I had one. I get by without it by using the GND-IM machines on the MD routed to the C-D-E-F outputs and use those for triggers.

You really can't go wrong with either, and having both would just be the bees knees.

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