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SEQ Polyphonic Step Sequencer From Polyend Now Available
Rounik Sethi on Sat, March 4th | 2 comments
SEQ is primed to become the king of hardware sequencers, and now you can find out just how impressive this polyphonic sequencer is. Yes, Polyend SEQ is finally available to order.

It's no secret we've been excited by Polyend's polyphonic SEQ hardware sequencer since we first saw it at Musikmesse 2016. And we're thrilled to find out it's now available and is shipping later this month. Here's what the awesome folks at Polyend have to say about SEQ.

A journey of a thousand tunes begins with a single step.

The idea behind SEQ was to craft the ultimate hardware step sequencer. 32 steps, 8 polyphonic tracks, 256 pattern storage - all enclosed within the highest quality aluminum and wooden housing.
Most of the functions are available directly from the front panel and all its features give the quickest and most natural way to bring ideas to light. And, when user got them together, rest assured they wonʼt get lost thanks to the autosave function.

Main features

  • 8 tracks with 32 steps each
  • 256 pattern memory
  • Live sequence recording with external device via MIDI
  • Step parameters: Note, Velocity, Length, Modulation, Roll
  • Independent track play modes: Normal, Reversed, Pingpong, Random, Polymetric, Polyrhythmic
  • Track parameters: Length, Velocity, Scale, MIDI Channel, MIDI Out
  • All parameter changes are automatically saved

In/Out

  • MIDI In to either sync clock or input MIDI notes • MIDI Thru
  • 2 independent MIDI Outs
  • USB for bidirectional MIDI communication
  • Footswitch input to control Start, Stop, and Record
The screen is a useful addition to SEQ. 

Screen

Most of the parameters and values can be read from the SEQ interface at a glance. For the rest of them, we provide a bright and sharp screen. Minimalistic, stripped down from any distractions, it brings all the information user needs in any performing conditions meet.

Dimensions

Length: Width: Height: Weight:

23.6 in (60 cm) 5.7 in (14.5 cm) 1.7 in (4.3 cm) 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)

SEQ: Powerful, flexible and beautiful.

Whatʼs in the box

  • SEQ
  • Universal Power Supply
  • USB Cable
SEQ is available for pre-order. First batch will be shipped in March/April 2017. Price: 999 USD

Oh, and don't forget there's also POLY, a Polyphonic MIDI to CV Converter too. 

Polyend wanted to incorporate direct and seamless connections between SEQ and voltage control universes, which we they quite fond of. POLY is an Eurorack module with implemented configuration reflecting SEQʼs eight channels. It converts the MIDI signal to voltage values managing the Gate, Pitch, Velocity, and Modulation parameters of each step. Through CV outputs, any Eurorack array can be fed with all the musical content you just created using SEQ. 

POLY is also available for pre-order.
First batch will be shipped in March/April 2017.

Price: 399 USD 

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  • Romain
    Price is €1229 pre-order, not $399 as stated in this article...
    • 2 years ago
    • By: Romain
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  • Rounik Admin
    You're confusing POLY with SEQ. As stated in the article: "SEQ is available for pre-order. First batch will be shipped in March/April 2017. Price: 999 USD" " POLY is also available for pre-order. First batch will be shipped in March/April 2017. Price: 399 USD"
    • 2 years ago
    • By: Rounik Admin
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