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Beat Sync

I have a MIDI filter (home made Arduino thing) that uses both IN and OUT for MIDI,

to replace the arpeggiator with a custom design (ie: a MIDI filter - global local off - both in and out are the UltraNova).


I am not getting a beat sync message (24 x 0xF8 for each beat).  I am getting one out of a Korg Karma.


Is there some way to turn on emitting beat sync?  It seems crazy to have an arpeggiator that will run to its own tempo, but won't emit what that tempo actually is.

Am I missing something?



Last seen: 2 years 11 months ago
Joined: 04/01/2013 - 00:50

You can make the Ultranova recieve an external midi clock (beat sync as you put it) but not send/broadcast it out. You'll have to use another device or your DAW to set the clock of the Ultranova and share that tempo with other devices - MIDI Thru might work for this.