Hey guys, I wanted to build an easy metronome unit using an oscillator, where the pitch is shifted an octave up every x counts. But I am having problems getting this to work, as the counter unit I’m using to count until the downbeat increases it output every step. So when I’m counting a 4/4 I don’t get one high and three low beeps. Just a crazy melody. How can I tame this unit?
Clicks.unit.zip (2.0 KB)
When someone else was trying to build a metronome, Brian had a really cool idea to just take a recording of whatever metronome you like and put it in a clocked player. Thought I’d share that forward in case your goal is to just get a metronome up and running as fast as possible.
But if this is more of an educational exercise, I’ll try to take a look at your patch when i’m back at my rig.
Thanks for your reply Joe.
I am aware of Brian’s idea, but I need this to be more flexible. I need more control over the beeps and above all I want to understand what I can do to make it work.
It would be great if you could check and let me know what i should change.
I think you were damn close. Try this one. I replaced your hard-coded references to G4 with feed forwards from the clk.in control so that it’s a bit more flexible, which I think you were eventually going to do anyway. And put a BPM clock unit in that subchain. So it should start making sound when you load it.
This now requires 2 units from the Accents library - Compare and Timed Gate. I’m thinking you have the most recent version or know where to find it. You can put one version on CH1 and another on CH2 to go back and forth between them and compare differences.
Clicks-modJoe.zip (2.5 KB)