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Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby we_squirm » Fri May 10, 2013 4:16 pm

Anyone own both of these? No matter what I do I can't seem to be able to sync the Six Trak to the TR-707 clock. Any ideas?
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Re: Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby meatballfulton » Fri May 10, 2013 6:00 pm

According to the manual, to select external MIDI clock, simply turn the Speed knob fully clockwise.
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Re: Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby we_squirm » Sat May 11, 2013 3:18 am

meatballfulton wrote:According to the manual, to select external MIDI clock, simply turn the Speed knob fully clockwise.


I've done that but it doesn't seem to do anything. The arp is just out of sync and really fast.
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Re: Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby meatballfulton » Sat May 11, 2013 4:07 am

The manual also says the arp is not synched to MIDI clock, only the sequencer is :banghead:
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Re: Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby we_squirm » Sat May 11, 2013 5:19 pm

meatballfulton wrote:The manual also says the arp is not synched to MIDI clock, only the sequencer is :banghead:



ah damn. epic fail on my part. thanks. :thumbleft:
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Re: Sequential Circuits Six Trak & Roland TR-707

Postby hinotori » Mon May 27, 2013 4:45 pm

Hi!
All is not lost.
It depends on the OS version of your six-trak. As far as I remember you have to turn the speed knob fully anti/counter-clockwise for the arp or seq to sync to external midi clocks, and not clockwise.
My six-trak used to only sync to a midi clock sent from my SCI Tom but not from my computer or Monomachine, which was very strange, I didn't know there was so many flavours of midi clock.
But getting the latest OS version solved this.
Hope thats of some help
707 and six-trak sounds like a killer combo in a live situation
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