what is beatseqr?

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button functions

todo

mute select — need to add to the voice mode button page. toggle select — need to add to the voice mode button page. sequence programming — 😀 knob mode select — toggles between a coarse and fine tempo adjustment value. midi note number reset — hold down the knob mode select button until the […]

play/stop

Play and Stop are the most obvious function to tell you about. On the v3 units, the play/stop button is located to the left of the step sequence buttons. Click on this button to toggle between play and stop. Share

pattern select

pattern select

Version 3 beatseqrs have four patterns of memory that you can program and recall. There are four pattern select buttons located under the knobs and above the step sequence buttons. Click on them to select that pattern of memory that you want to work with. Share

pattern copy

pattern copy

Sometimes you’ll have a dope pattern going, and you want an easy way to copy it to another pattern space. No problem. Begin by clicking and holding on the pattern button you want to copy until the LCD screen says “Copy N->”, where N is the pattern you want to copy. Then, click on the […]

pattern chaining / unchaining

pattern chaining / unchaining

16 steps is cool and all, but you can also run all four patterns together to get 64 steps. Here’s how: click and hold on the “pattern 1” button, and then click on the “pattern 4” button. Done deal. To exit from this mode, repeat the same steps and it will go back to “single” […]

pattern clear

pattern clear

Sometimes you want to clear a pattern and start over. I made this a bit weird to do so that you don’t do it accidentally. Click and hold on the first step sequence button, and then click on the last step sequence button in the third group, or step sequence button number 12. Share

voice select

voice select

The default firmware for version 3 beatseqrs has 8 voices that you can create sequences for. To select a voice to create a sequence for, click on the button in the voice select button group. You’ll know that the voice is selected by The step sequence buttons will change to reflect whatever sequencer is in […]

voice mode select

voice mode select

The same buttons that you use for Voice Select can be used for alternative purposes. In addition to voice select, Beatseqr v3 also has two midi CC toggle modes for the voice select buttons. One is called “Mute Mode”, and the other is called “Toggle Mode”. This is a bit misleading, and I’m sorry about […]

fader mode select

fader mode select

The eight faders on the v3 beatseqr can be used for different purposes. The default purpose is to control each of the eight voices’ midi velocity. The two other purposes are to control eight arbitrary midi CC values, and to set each of the eight voices’ midi note number. The symbol on the LCD was […]

per-voice sequence clear

per-voice sequence clear

Sometimes you’ll need to clear just one instrument’s sequence. Here’s a fast shortcut. Click and hold on the first step sequence button, and then click on the last step sequence button. Poof, the current instrument’s sequence is gone. Share

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