Infection Music Zeit Sequencer

Zeit Sequencer

Infection Music has announced that the pilot build of its unique Zeit desktop sequencer has been completed.

They call the Zeit the world’s best hardware sequencer and at £1199, it’s certainly one of the most expensive. You can preview a demo of the Zeit in action, below.

Here are the specs:

Specifications: as Zeit 19″ version but with some clock rates (3x, 1/3) and some directional settings..

  • Eight concurrent sequences
  • Three channels per sequence (Pitch, Controller One, Controller Two)
  • Each channel has independant :
    • Master On/Off switch
    • Start Step
    • End Step
    • Active Steps pattern
    • Skipped Steps pattern
    • Direction
  • Directions available :
    • Forward
    • Reverse
    • Pendulum
    • Random
    • Once
    • Drone
    • Diffusion
    • plus four cyclic modes…
    • plus four algorithmic modes…
  • Each sequence has independant :
    • LFO (6 waveforms, rate, master depth, time offset, depth offset, sync to tempo)
    • Sweep Generator (Start, Target and End Levels with Transit time)
    • Clock Source (1/8, 1/4, 1/2, Normal, 2x, 3x, 4x, 8x)
    • Master on/off enable
    • Effects Send (currently pitch channel only)
    • Force-to-Scale send
    • Real-time transpose from keyboard
  • LFO/Sweep Generator can be routed to :
    • Note Pitch
    • Note Velocity
    • Controller One
    • Controller Two
  • Effects Processor :
    • Repeat Count (1..16 repeats)
    • Echo time (milliseconds and MIDI clocks)
    • Sync Delay to Tempo
    • Note Shift (+/- 24 semitones)
    • Velocity Shift
    • MIDI Channel
    • Master on/off switch
  • Force-to-Scale :
    • 16 factory defined scales (Major, Minor, Japanese, Turkish, Blues etc)
    • 16 user defined scales
  • Internal memory :
    • 64 Sequence memories
    • 64 Patch memories
  • Additional features
    • Step time input
    • Tap Tempo input
    • 16 Quick Select memory locations (Sequence, Patch, Controller, Scale)
    • Internal/External sync (with MIDI clock forwarding)
    • Edit Hold
    • Tape transport style controls
    • 24 x 2 character VFD display
    • MIDI software updates
    • External Control (Sys-ex, MIDI CC)
    • Tape transport style controls
    • Available in Standard and Retro finishes.

Zeit Desktop Sequencer

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