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Korg Rhythm 55 drum machine sync

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:08 pm
by moogslie
Anybody know what keyboards are designed to be sync'ed with a Korg Rhythm 55?

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:58 pm
by micahjonhughes
Most Korg used 48ppq where as Roland used 24ppq. You can get converters but I'm not sure why Korg settled on 48ppg.

Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:07 am
by bigfoot-studios
The KR-55 does not have Korg's 48ppq DIN sync. Instead it has a 1/4" trigger output that you can use to sync to MonoPolys, Polysix arpeggiator, etc. Basically any synth with an arpeggio or seq 1/4" clock input.

Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:15 am
by T3rtium_Quid
Works with a Prophet 600.

Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:42 am
by nathanscribe
Let me guess.. this has something to do with a Juno 60.

Posting two separate, simultaneous threads about this issue is not going to enamour you to the mods. Or to VSEers, actually. Keep it simple and appropriate.

Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 1:06 am
by tallowwaters
dont double post


Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 2:54 am
by Blue Monster 65
Ain't gonna happen with a Juno! But there is a midi retrofit available.

Woof! - Scott

Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:28 am
by Z
A company called Garfield Electronics once made a 2 space rack device with ins and outs to sync nearly every type of pre-MIDI clock. I forgot the name, Dr. Click - maybe. I had one that I aquired in the early 90's and sold it about 7-8 years ago since I had no use or it at the time. Roland's SBX-10 offers MIDI IN/Out, Sync 24 IN/Out and 2 "Time Base" outs can can individually transmit 48, 96 or 120 ppq.

Hope this helps.