Metron NEW FIRMWARE V1.2 Released by WMD

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Tuesday, 23 July 2019
  • Time to read: 2 min.

Metron is a 16 channel trigger and gate sequencer for your Eurorack modular system with loads of intuitive functionality, expansion capabilities, and the tools you need to create longer sequences with tons of variation at your fingertips. It has been about six weeks since the initial release of METRON.  Since then, WMD has found a few little bugs and housekeeping items that they wanted to address asap. Check out Metron’s INTERACTIVE SITE

METRON Advanced Trigger and Gate Sequencer by WMD

Metron Version 1.2 updates

  • Per track swing settings now clear on startup.
  • Certain settings of microtiming could stop external clock from functioning. Fixed.
  • “Quick Gates” now work in single track view.
  • Fx Fill ROLL now exits properly when leaving the mode.
  • LED Brightness Setting: Low, Med, Hi
  • Settings initialization confirmation.
  • Jitter reduction and minor timing improvments.
  • PPQN Modes: 4PPQN, 8PPQN, 12PPQN, 24PPQN
METRON Advanced Trigger and Gate Sequencer by WMD

Metron Features

  • 16 Channels of trigger and gate signals
  • Super intuitive drum sequencer 
  • View 4 channels at a time and easily switch views
  • Single track view lets you zoom in on a single track and see 64 steps at a time
  • Up to 256 step pattern length
  • Different pattern lengths per channel
  • Five instantly recallable, editable variations
  • View and edit variations that are not playing for easy cue and non stop performance play
  • Save patterns to SD memory for easy recall on power cycle
  • No-stop loading from memory
  • Easy view memory previews lets you see a pattern before loading from memory.
  • SD allows for easy update as well as easy back up / file transfer from unit to unit
  • FX / Fills for instant / momentary variation
  • 2 assignable inputs for external CV control
  • Tap in patterns with quantized recording with the buttons or external source
  • Quick copy / paste / clear functions
  • Internal clock with Swing
  • dedicated reset output
  • MIDI Preset mode lets you send MIDI messages to other modules on the Doepfer CV bus.  (for use with WMD SSM, Malekko Voltage Block, and more)
  • Random Pattern Generation
  • Probability per step and group probability functions
  • Burst per step for ratchet / roll sounds
  • Custom Fill Patterns for instant fills
  • Trigger Mutes
  • Step looping
  • Manual gates

WMD is a manufacturer of music hardware including Modular Synthesizers, Guitar Pedals, and stand-alone music instruments.  Their focus is to create quality products with an emphasis on features and versatility.

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