At Knobcon 2016, I had a chance to lay hands on, or at least get the scoop on, a few products that I’ve been following. One such product is the Kilpatrick Audio Carbon Sequencer. I’ve followed closely since Kilpatrick Audio erected the crowdfunding movement for it a while back.

At Knobcon 2016, I stopped by the booth and got a really cool in depth run through. I didn’t get a chance to record an exclusive presentation for Carbon at Knobcon (my fault… too busy networking, enjoying and partaking in the music tech nerdery). At any rate, I figured I’d at least share a few of Kilpatrick’s videos and the IG pics that I captured.

None the less, stay tuned for the BBoyTech Carbon review. I am in queue for a demo unit once orders have been fulfilled.

As described by Kilpatrick Audio, “CARBON is primarily designed as a pattern-based sequencer. It has six tracks which can each hold 64 steps. Steps can be generated randomly, edited interactively, or recorded from a MIDI keyboard one step at a time, or in real time while the sequencer is running. Polyphony and CC recording is supported so each step can contain chords or other performance data”

Check out the back I/O.

  • Analog clock and reset outputs (0V/+5V)
  • Four CV outputs (-5V to +5V – 1V/octave digitally calibrated)
  • Four gate outputs (0V/+5V)
  • Two MIDI output ports (separately assignable)
  • MIDI input port
  • USB host port – provides up to 500mA to power USB controllers
  • USB device port – connects to PC or Mac for use as a MIDI interface and controller
  • Power switch
  • DC input jack

Carbon Sequencer is a powerhouse for sure. (sigh… why don’t they make sampler /drum machines like this?)

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Check this video of the Carbon’s Recording and sequencing abilities.

Here is another… Carbon on Patterns and Scenes

For more information on the Kilpatrick Audio Carbon Sequencer check out their Carbon product page.

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