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Features

Improve your musical setup

The midiclock⁺ generates incredibly accurate MIDI Clock messages, DIN Sync & analog clock pulses.

Improve your musical setup now by removing clock jitter and get rid of sloppy timing.

It has two DIN output sockets to connect to your gear. Each of them can be configured individually to MIDI Clock, DIN Sync (sync24) or analog clock.

Clock signals can be distributed to numerous slaves by using MIDI Thru boxes, DIN Sync hubs and modular multiples.

midiclock - studio shot deadwalkman

'Normal' and 'Live' mode

How to actually set the BPM depends on the operating mode:

While using 'Live' mode, the BPM change immediately by turning the knob. You can use this mode if you want to make smooth tempo changes in your performancea and are aware, that every turn of the knob changes the BPM.

In the 'Normal' mode, the changed value must be confirmed with a single click of the knob. This mode is perfect if you want to set your tempo once and simply need a stable clock signal. Accidental turning of the knob doesn't affect your BPM.

midiclock  - studio shot trevor oswalt

'Resync' functionality

While playback, the midiclock⁺ is always able to resync all MIDI Clock gear on the next downbeat.

If one of your slaves gets out of sync by any reason, just push the resync button and everything is aligned again on the next stroke without stopping your performance.

Don't worry about your live performance anymore, if anything gets messed up with your slaves you are back in sync within a second.

midiclock - studio shot sam skirrow


Updates and Changes

The midiclock⁺ contains a lot of updates and changes compared to the previous model:

Other Clocks

In addition to the usual MIDI Clock you can configure each output to deliver an alternative clock format. You do this by flicking the respective little switch on the backside to DIN.

DIN Sync

The default alternate function is DIN Sync/Sync24. You can connect any DIN Sync capable device and sync it to your MIDI gear.
The midiclock⁺ implements Start, Stop and - unlike a lot of other devices - Pause and Continue.

Analog Clock

The auxiliary alternate function is Modular Analog Clock. Push the encoder while connecting power to set it up.
The display shows Euro for three seconds. This setting is non-permanent.
Clock rate is 8ppq, Reset pulse is positive. Use our optional modular whip to break out to popular minijack.

BPM range

The BPM range in the midiclock⁺ is extended from 60-200 BPM to 40-300 BPM. Enjoy it.

BPM steps

In normal mode you can configure the tempo in steps of 0.5 BPM.
Nevertheless, if you need to control your speed with a finer granularity, switch to live mode and simply push & turn the encoder.

modular whip - breakout adapter


Reviews

Review Beat Magazine

BEAT 07/13

"In practice, the midiclock worked extremely well. (...) And the resync function sets the clock deviated devices quickly back to the right path."

Download review (pdf, German)

Beat 07/13

Review Keyboards Magazine

KEYBOARDS 04/13

"Our measurements showed without any doubt that the midiclock can improve the timing of a setup to a great extent."

Download review (pdf, German)

Keyboards 04/13

Review SYNmag Magazine

FAZE 06/13

"The midiclock is manufactured in Berlin in cooperation with local suppliers.
Each unit is actually still handmade."

Download interview (pdf, German)

FAZE Magazine

Artists

A lot of international artists trust in their E-RM Erfindungsbüro midiclock as a masterclock generator, here's an excerpt:

Trevor Oswalt (East Forest - USA)
Modeselektor (Modeselektor - GER)
Scott Donald (Laki Mera/Architeq - UK)
Kombinat 100 (Kombinat 100 - GER)

Flo König (Cro - GER)
Maximilian Buske (Geschwister Schumann - GER)
Sam Skirrow (Ellie Goulding - UK)

Marco Haas (T.Raumschmiere - GER)
Alex Sanchez (DeadWalkman - CO)
Pariah (Pariah - UK)