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  • Paranormal Patroler
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    Is there any plan to mitigate or even consider expanding the Song section options?

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  • Aaron
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    Each sequence can support many different time signatures. You control the length in terms of steps. For example, if you want two bars of 7/8, then close step size: 1/8 and step count: 14. Then this sequence will play and loop in 7/8. Each sequence can have a different time signature.

    Song sections are a different story. Those are measured in bars, assuming 4/4 time. You can still play your sequences in non 4/4 time. But, the overall section length will probably get in your way.

    This is all as of version 1.1.1. Let us know if this does not help.

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  • Christine
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    Aaron please chime in here. This is a
    bit beyond my skill level.

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  • charliegilb
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    Hi Christine - thought I would jump on this topic as I am on the fence for purchasing a blackbox, and have a similar question. Are you indicating that only 4/4 tracks are available for SONG mode, but if I want to manually switch between patterns with different time signatures on the fly, I am still able to do that?

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  • maasijam
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    Originally posted by Christine View Post
    Our products are all 4/4. There's no way to change it. This would be a wishlist item if you'd like to support other beat patterns. If you add a wishlist request, please specify which patterns you would want to support. There are many possibilities, and I don't think it would make sense for us to support them all.
    Thanks for your reply. I added already a wishlist request. It's here under point three.

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  • Blacksox
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    I’d definitely back this as a wish list item.

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  • Christine
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    Our products are all 4/4. There's no way to change it. This would be a wishlist item if you'd like to support other beat patterns. If you add a wishlist request, please specify which patterns you would want to support. There are many possibilities, and I don't think it would make sense for us to support them all.

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  • oHeFFeSS
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    Originally posted by maasijam View Post

    Hey, thanks for the reply. But I don't understand exactly what you mean. These are my sequence (7/8) settings:
    Step Len: 1/8
    Step Count: 7
    Quant Size: 1/8
    When I'm not in song mode this 7/8 sequence works perfect.
    But I want to use it in song mode.
    Like this:
    section 1 (4/4, 4/4, 4/4)
    section 2 (7/8)
    section 3 (4/4, 4/4, 4/4, 4/4)

    Sorry, English is not my native language
    Now it's time for Christine or Aaron to answer...

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  • maasijam
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    Originally posted by oHeFFeSS View Post

    You might have your quantization setting (for the sequence) set up for 1 bar, or a smaller quantization setting which follows the end of the sequence with a note that kicks the cutoff over onto the next bar.
    Hey, thanks for the reply. But I don't understand exactly what you mean. These are my sequence (7/8) settings:
    Step Len: 1/8
    Step Count: 7
    Quant Size: 1/8
    When I'm not in song mode this 7/8 sequence works perfect.
    But I want to use it in song mode.
    Like this:
    section 1 (4/4, 4/4, 4/4)
    section 2 (7/8)
    section 3 (4/4, 4/4, 4/4, 4/4)

    Sorry, English is not my native language

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  • oHeFFeSS
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    Originally posted by maasijam View Post
    Hey all,
    I have a short question:
    Is it possible to play a song section with an odd beat - for example 3/4 or 7/8?
    When I use a 7/8 sequence in a song section (1Bar), blackbox always plays 8/8. Did I miss anything? Or is that something for the wish list?
    You might have your quantization setting (for the sequence) set up for 1 bar, or a smaller quantization setting which follows the end of the sequence with a note that kicks the cutoff over onto the next bar.

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  • maasijam
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    Song section with an odd beat?

    Hey all,
    I have a short question:
    Is it possible to play a song section with an odd beat - for example 3/4 or 7/8?
    When I use a 7/8 sequence in a song section (1Bar), blackbox always plays 8/8. Did I miss anything? Or is that something for the wish list?
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