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Re: Bright Light Synced to Loop Tempo

perfect. what is or how do I build a relay?

On Oct 6, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Matthias Grob wrote:

> The EDP has a 1/4" BeatSync output which is a short pulse which  
> could switch any lamp (through a relay) and its also audible, not  
> beautiful but clear!
> On 6 Oct 2009, at 12:46, Todd Quincy wrote:
>> Do you think the edp could trigger a a roland 660 drum machine to   
>> produce an audible click of the tempo set by the edp's midi clock?
>> Also do you think the tempo light on the drum machine would  
>> activate - flash... that would solve it!
>> tq
>> On Oct 6, 2009, at 11:31 AM, Florian Anwander wrote:
>>> Hello Todd
>>> Todd Quincy schrieb:
>>>> yes, let's hear it.!
>>>> Following the drummer who is following the looper is the real  
>>>> idea. I was just trying to make it more natural and less  
>>>> intrusive to the drummer.
>>> I recommend NOT to use light as a click. There are two reasons.
>>> * Steady flashing produces stress for your brain, while a steady  
>>> sound click is perceived as music and rhythm.
>>> * The brain reacts much slower on light than on sound. It is much  
>>> more difficult for the drummer to play in sync with a steady  
>>> flashing (if he is able at all) than with a audio click. Simply  
>>> try once dancing to the rythm of a stroboscope, and you will know  
>>> what I am talking about.
>>> I don't know your musical circumstances, but I recommend to use a  
>>> central master MIDI clock, and distribute clock this to the  
>>> various gear, that shall be in sync. We[*] use a Roland SBX-80 for  
>>> this task. For you a simple old drummachine might be better,  
>>> because the drummer could use it as click at the same time.
>>> Florian
>>> [*]www.sphericlounge.de www.ambiosonics.de
>> Todd Quincy,
>> President, Quincy Creative, LLC
>> 513 253 0004

Todd Quincy,
President, Quincy Creative, LLC
513 253 0004