FLAME "TAME MACHINE"
Quantizer / Divider / Beat-Looper




The module is a combination of quantizer and beat looper. A quantizer converts a continous control voltage (on CV-input) in the range of 0..+5V into a stepped output voltage in the same voltage range. The scale assign the possible voltage states. The quantizer can be triggered per external trigger input or per link of the pulse from the beat section. The module has 5 banks with each 7 patches for scales: Bank 1-4 with 28 fixed preset scales and bank 5 with 7 patches for individual user scales. The keynote transposes the actually scale. Keynote and scale can be set by external CV inputs (keynote, scale) or manually per keyboard buttons. The playing of keynotes is recordable over max. 4 measures. The keyboard buttons can be used like a mini keyboard (jack keygate=gate out, jack CV out=notes, octave setting with CV-2 ruler) . The CV inputs and outputs has the moog characteristic (1V/oct.).

The second section can create individual beat patterns and can record over max. 4 measures. The GATE ruler assigns the gate length of the beat output pulse (off, gate, hold) and the BEAT ruler assigns the rythm of the beat output pulse. Also the beat section generates the CV-2 output with following settings:
- variable voltage between 0..+5 Volt
- Random between +1..+2 Volt
- LFO down or up 0..+5 Volt (fixed time interval over 1 measure).
The Tap-Tempo generates the internal tempo (two times 4th-tap) or per permanently external 16th clock. A Reset input/push button sets the beat on measure 1 and sets also the reset output. The module generates automaticly a reset pulse on measure 1 (pulse lenght=16th).

Software updates possible via usb (jack on pcb)!

 
Downloads

MANUALS
- PDF - Quickstart Tame machine module (english)
- PDF - Quickstart Tame machine module (deutsch)
- PDF - MANUAL Tame machine module version 1.00 (english)
- PDF - HANDBUCH Tame machine module version 1.00 (deutsch)
- PDF - UPDATE Anleitung PC (deutsch)
- PDF - UPDATE Anleitung MAC OSX (deutsch)
- PDF - UPDATE Instructions PC (english)
- PDF - UPDATE Instructions MAC OSX (english)
- PDF - CALIBRATION Instructions (english)
- PDF - KALIBRIERUNGS-ANLEITUNG (deutsch)


VIDEOS
Videos on YouTube


 
Version History
FIRMWARE UPDATES
Advice: For updating the firmware please download the HEX file
(please click on the link with the right mouse button for download the file).
You can update the device with "Atmel FLIP" (for windows, Linux) or with "DFU-programmer 0.5.2" (for MAC-OS).
Instruction manuals here:
- PDF - UPDATE Anleitung PC (deutsch)
- PDF - UPDATE Anleitung MAC OSX (deutsch)
- PDF - UPDATE Instructions PC (english)
- PDF - UPDATE Instructions MAC OSX (english)


v1.00 (date: march 03, 2010)
- first Version of serie

- download: TM_V100.HEX Firmware Version 1.00

v1.01 (date: may 01, 2010)
- modify Trigger In:
fast internal quantizing while trigger-in is high
- better timing

- download: TM_V101.HEX Firmware Version 1.01

v1.03 (date: july 05, 2010)
- bugfix display octave leds
- trigger pulse out on "keygate" jack out after quantizing process

- download: TM_V103.HEX Firmware Version 1.03

v1.04 (date: november 28, 2012)
- modify Trigger In (bugfix quantize glitches and latency):
Quantizing with 5ms delay after Trigger In pulse
- better timing
- trigger pulse out on "keygate" jack out after quantizing process:
new lenght=6ms

- download: TM_V104.HEX Firmware Version 1.04




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