The Arturia Beatstep Pro, arguably the best sequencer available for eurorack systems and in fact synthesizers in general. It includes every possible sequencing feature you could ever need and then some. Plus you can use it as a controller for your DAW.
The Arturia BeatStep Pro is a powerful, compact hardware step sequencer and pad controller designed to control software instruments, analogue and digital synthesizers, drum machines and more.
The Arturia BeatStep Pro can be used for entire performances thanks to its two melodic sequencers and its drum sequencer combined with the ability to use the pad to trigger new sequences. The two melodic sequencers offer up to 64 steps per sequence, 16 sequences per project and 16 projects, making the BeatStep Pro one of the most powerful step sequencer available. In addition the drum sequencer lets you sequence 16 different tracks which can be recorded in real-time like on MPCs or by using the step buttons for a true recreation of working with drum machines.
A controller mode lets you trigger clips in your favourite DAW or play a drum module or adjust parameters. A raft of effects have also been included to push the performance to the next level, including a looper with touch strip, randomizer, swing settings and more hand controls.
BeatStep Pro is designed to integrate into your setup very easily and features a raft of connectivity including USB, MIDI in/out, CV/Gate, Clock in/out, which means that it can accommodate any type of studio setup.
Arturia BeatStep Pro Hardware Step Sequencer Features:
2 monophonic step sequencers: Up to 64 steps per sequence; Note, velocity and gate time settings per step; Note tie
16-track drum sequencer (one track per pad); MIDI controller mode; Fully customizable for knobs, step buttons and velocity and pressure sensitive pads; Send MIDI CC, note data, program changes
16 Projects, each with 16×2 sequences, 16 drum sequences and a controller map.
Randomizer with Amount and Probability settings
Real-time looper/roller touch strip
Independent swing amount per sequence
Touch sensitive knobs
Connectivity includes: CV/GATE outputs (1 volt per octave CV, 10 volt gates), 8 drum gate outputs, Clock sync with multiple standards, MIDI In/Out with supplied MIDI adaptors, USB class compliant