WMD METRON Trigger and Gate Sequencer Now Shipping

Today WMD announced the official release of its newest Eurorack module, the METRON Advanced Trigger and Gate Sequencer. METRON is a live performance-driven sequencer with 16 tracks, an intuitive interface, and “a ton of real-time ways to interact with it.”

First announced at the 2017 NAMM Show, WMD has since added features to the METRON module. The complete feature list includes:

WMD METRON Features:

  • 16 Channels of trigger and gate signals
  • View 4 channels at a time and easily switch views
  • Single track view lets you zoom in on a single track and see 64 steps at a time
  • Up to 256 step pattern length
  • Different pattern lengths per channel
  • Five instantly recallable, editable variations
  • View and edit variations that are not playing for easy cue and non stop performance play
  • Save patterns to SD memory for easy recall on power cycle
  • No-stop loading from memory
  • Easy view memory previews lets you see a pattern before loading from memory.
  • SD allows for easy update as well as easy back up / file transfer from unit to unit
  • FX / Fills for instant / momentary variation
  • 2 assignable inputs for external CV control
  • Tap in patterns with quantized recording with the buttons or external source
  • Quick copy / paste / clear functions
  • Internal clock with Swing
  • dedicated reset output
  • MIDI Preset mode lets you send MIDI messages to other modules on the Doepfer CV bus.  (for use with WMD SSM, Malekko Voltage Block, and more)
  • Random Pattern Generation
  • Probability per step and group probability functions
  • Burst per step for ratchet / roll sounds
  • Custom Fill Patterns for instant fills
  • Trigger Mutes
  • Step looping
  • Manual gates

A METRON video tutorial series is underway, and the first nine installments are on WMD’s YouTube page. Each video closely examines an individual feature, except for the introductory overview:

Pricing and Availability. WMD’s METRON is priced at $649 US, is now shipping and will be arriving soon at WMD authorized dealers.

More information on METRONcheck is at WMD’s interactive website for the module, WMD-METRON.com.

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