Hardware Chord Memorizer?

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Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by zielvis » Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:18 pm

Hi there,

I need to trigger chords using a bass guitar with a MIDI pickup. Would You suggest anything hardware similar to Logic's chord memorizer to send appriopriate commands to a sound module?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by Angstwulf » Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:08 pm

This is theoretical and expensive:

Bass fitted with hex/midi pickup => MIDI conversion box (Roland GI20?) => MPC1000 w/ JJ OS2 XL => module

Mind you, that's probably a couple of thousand Euros for something hard to set up and inaccurate and buggy. :(

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by Mush » Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:41 pm

Nord Modular G2 engine. It is a swiss-army-knife for this kind of stuff. And a great responsive outboard mulit-effect if you want it to...

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by Shreddie » Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:40 pm

The only bass to midi unit that I know of currently in production is the Roland VB-99.

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by madtheory » Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:27 pm

I think the OP already has a MIDI bass guitar...

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by Shreddie » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:06 am

Ah, right.

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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by zielvis » Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:39 pm

Thanks for Your replies, guys. I'm afraid my question was not clear enough though...

I already have a midi pick up and know how to use it. What I want to be able to do is to play a bass note and have it trigger the whole chord. For example: I play C as a root and the sound module plays C-E-G at once (not as an arpeggio).

Thanks, Marcin
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Re: Hardware Chord Memorizer?

Post by madtheory » Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:20 pm

The Ketron intelligent arranger can do that.

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