Surrender yourselves to the hypnotic, borderline hysterical sway of the CHARCOT CIRCLES (named for Jean-Martin Charcot* "founder of modern neurology”) to awaken your mind and muse. Only the C. C. possesses the organic power and intelligence to identify specific sites in the brain responsible for detailed, sequential, musical functions. Was it not Doc. Jean-Martin who said: "In the last analysis, we see only what we are ready to see, what we have been taught to see."
Who can argue with that, or find fault with Marc Sirguy's compelling and mesmerizing design of our 1st eurorack collaboration with Eowave?—a 16 x 8 step sequencer, that can be utilized as an 8 x 16 step track preset (8 CVs & gates), 4 x 32 (4 CVs & gates), 2 x 64 (2 CVs & gates), and 1 x 128 step track preset (1 CV, 1 gate). CV and gate expansion is made possible through our BBOX—breakout box (not yet pictured) interface, which features 4 CVs & 4 gates. Up to 2 breakout boxes per Charcot can be connected.
Think of the hierarchy from top to bottom this way: 8 banks: a collection of up to 16 presets per bank; presets: a collection of tracks composed of 1-16 Notes; and notes: base level data, or steps. Up to 128 presets can be stored in the 8 banks of 16 presets. In TRACK PLAY—the most expressive performance mode—you decide which tracks you want to play together in the preset. In Global mode "8" for instance, tracks 1-8; 1 and 8; 1, 2, 3 and 8—just track 5, etc. In Global mode "4", tracks 1-4; 1, 2, 3; 1 and 4, etc. In Global mode "2", tracks 1, 2; 1; 2. In Global mode "1", 1 track of 128 steps.
C. C.'s Attraction and Connections
USB in/out, CV in, clock in, reset in, clock out, reset (out), velocity (out), gate (out), CV (out), are certain to attract both scientific and social notoriety. Let your predispositional creativity (think of that as the outer circle of white LEDs) mesh with an inspirational "Circles" influence (think of that as the inner circle of red LEDs) to exceed the threshold of the dissed-ordinary.
Watch what happens when you combine the Charcot Circle's traditionally meticulous design methods with your own novel experimental techniques. Will hypnotism, magnetism, the electricity of sound 'n' soul, the inducement of mania follow, or as some have termed it: "The Beatles Effect"?
THEY WILL!—when you enter the ocularcentric world of Charcot's digital amphitheater.
AT ONCE YOU ARE FEELING MORE RELAXED AND AT THE SAME TIME EXCITED... MORE IN TUNE AND IN TEMPO WITH EVERY STEP YOU SEQUENCE.
- Size - 26hp
- Depth - 39.7mm with ribbon cable attached
- Power Usage - 85 mA +12V, 10 mA -12V