by fictions

What are the potential capabilities of blocks without external software?

I have successfully used the Lightpad block to control hardware synths with a usb host converter. I can edit and save the melodic mode, plug it into the midi host converter, then play notes on a synth. Do the live/loop blocks have the potential to be standalone arp/sequence machines with a usb host, or can those modes only be handled by external software? If they can trigger loops, how many separate sequences could it operate? Can blocks transmit 16 channels of midi sequence data simultaneously? Are there any plans to release a 5-pin roli midi host?

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