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Vtech toy laptop sequencer - new code

These videos are low audio quality, and were made to show what happens on the screen. Not much.


The random code for Vtech laptop sequencer is nice, but I was wanting something a bit more controlled. Not something programmed because I can do that, but it has a horrible interface (screen visibility and keyboard response).

I wrote code that:
1) You choose the tempo.
2) You choose the total times the following is looped.
3) Randomly fills a 64 element array with values between 0-4.
4) Randomly choses a value (32, 16, 8, 4, or 2) from a second array. This value is the step increment for walking the array.
5) Randomly choses a value 0-8 which is the number of times the previous increment step is repeated.

So what does this do for me?
There's a lot of random where is the control?
The increment step and number of times to loop through it make repeatable patterns from original randomly generated pattern.
It should make more sense when you hear it.


Samples
Sample 1 rrp1.mp3 (1.47 MB)
Sample 2 rrp2.mp3 (2.73 MB)
Sample 3 rrp3.mp3 (1.6 MB)
Sample 4 onetwoonetwo.mp3 (2.2 MB)
Sample 5 juggajugga.mp3 (1.5 MB)
Sample 6 cstar.mp3 (2.4 MB)
Sample 7 teethy.mp3 (3.4 MB)
Sample 8 scratchm1.mp3 (2.1 MB)
Sample 9 scratchf1.mp3 (1.7 MB)

This is the setup for these samples, except for samples 8 & 9.
Playskool drum, Mix Me DJ, recased Vtech Alphabet Desk, mixer, and Vtech laptop with interface.
All toys have pitch mod, and drums also have distortion.



Code Click to show/hide code.

Show Code for repeatable random beats


Toys for using with sequencers
Pseudo Random Sequencer - 2 osc
Pseudo Random Sequencer - Pseudo Random Number Generator




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