[sdiy] Sampler mode...

Seb Francis seb at burnit.co.uk
Tue Nov 18 14:12:29 CET 2008

Justin Owen wrote:
> Rather than trying to 'sync' note length to the sequencer tempo, you 
> could simply trigger the sample with a gate pulse that is the desired 
> length.  In your example a square wave gate signal with 8th note 
> frequency and 50% duty cycle.

> Sure, that'd work - you'd still need to 'sync' the gate signal to the tempo though wouldn't you - presuming you want to be able to play back samples in sync with other instruments? Otherwise how long (i.e. note length) would 50% be?

Well yes, but surely the source of the gate signal is going to be the 
sequencer anyway?

For MIDI sequencer, the gate signal is from the note on and note off 
messages (via a MIDI->CV/GATE converter)
For analog sequencer, the gate signal is from the clock.


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