Midi beat clock

Ability to receive midi beat clock to sync with other connected devices, also to send midi beat clock out so tap tempo foot switch can be used as a master tempo for other connected devices.

This is high on my list too. I use a “Selah Quartz” to convert the clicktrack we get from the drummer to a MIDI-clock, which in turn controlls my time-based effects on my Axe-FX. I would hate to miss that option. Alternatively, I’d be happy if one of the inputs of the QC could directly detect the tempo from an audio/click received, so I could save the use of the Quartz. Anyway, I note from the MIDI implementation chart in the manual that the is a CC (#44) for tap-tempo at least. Possible this can be used as a work-around until proper MIDI-clock is available.

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Yeah I seen the midi cc thing in the manual. I’ve had a play with it but my existing gear all outputs or responds to midi beat clock which is a global thing,.
Maybe there is a workaround if I delve into it, may be a bit of a faff though haha.

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Cool, let me know if you find a good solution. Actually I think the Quartz can also do a conversion from MIDI-clock to tap tempo, but I am uncertain if it can output it as a CC. I will check when I get time.

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Well I sort of got it working, set up one of the assigns on my boss es8 switcher to send a signal via midi cc 44 when I tapped my external tempo switch, first I set it to momentary but when I press the switch the quad goes right up to 240bpm and when I release it goes down to 60bpm. So I changed it to toggle and it worked, although it isn’t very accurate. My boss es8 and eventide h9 sync up nicely but the quad is usually way off by up to 20bpm. It’s a start, but I’d have to set this up on every patch which isn’t a big deal really, but would be so much better with midi clock, and also nothing to set up.

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Without this capability, there is currently no good way to synchronize the QC tempo from your DAW.

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I think this is a bug of some sort, because in logic, if you send midi clock to the QC over usb, you do receive it. It works great, but not over midi cable for some reason. Only guess I have is that it’s a bug.

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Bump for this feature request and being able to the have the QC dictate the tempo of other pedals through both tap tempo when changing presets

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As I primarily work in my DAW, the ability to tempo sync QC is a MUST for coherent songwriting! Was going to order this amazing creation tomorrow from Sweetwater but looks like I’ll have to delay or look elsewhere.

FWIW, syncability is CRUCIAL for working with a DAW and THIS a large community that’s seems to be being ignored at present. Puzzling as sync is so fundamental to songwriting/composing/playing

Hopefully my email query will get an answer :heartpulse:

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Does this also open the door to built-in Ableton Link support (without using the QC as an interface)? Since the QC has WiFi it should be able to do it, though I’m not certain what it would take to compile those APIs.

If that’s a separate thing I might open a new request.

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Yeah, Ableton link would be really cool here.

Bumping this. Can’t believe it’s not already a feature. Should’ve been a day one function.

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