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Disaster Area Designs SMARTClock Gen3 Tap Tempo Controller

Disaster Area Designs SMARTClock Gen3 Tap Tempo Controller

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Presenting the all new Disaster Area Designs SMARTClock Gen3 Tap Tempo Controller.

The Disaster Area SMARTClock Gen3 is an intelligent tap tempo and clock source for your pedalboard. Synchronize up to four separate tap-tempo pedals plus multiple MIDI-clock capable units. The SMARTClock Gen3 is simple to use – just tap the footswitch and all your gear will synchronize to its internal clock

Don’t feel like tapping in the time? Spin the illuminated knob to set the tempo in 1.0 or 0.5 BPM increments for more precise adjustments. Tap the knob to view or change the subdivisions or output settings for each jack, then hold the knob to save the current settings to a preset. Hold the footswitch down to advance to the next preset. You can even set the number of accessible presets so that you only use what you need.

Each tempo preset allows you to specify a tempo in BPM or milliseconds, as well as subdivisions or toggle settings for each of the 4 outputs. You can also set the SMARTClock to send a MIDI Program Change to an external MIDI device.

The SMARTClock Gen3 is compatible with virtually every pedal or effects unit equipped with a remote tap tempo input jack. In toggle mode, the SMARTClock outputs can work as a “fixed expression” control with many devices. Please note that some devices may require the use of a TRS / stereo cable or to have the SMARTClock’s pull-up resistors enabled for certain functions.

  • Alexander – Tap: History Lesson, Super Radical, Oblivion, Radical Delay ][+, Chesapeake, Equilibrium DLX
  • Alexander – *Favorite: Super Radical, Oblivion, Radical Delay ][+, History Lesson
  • BOSS – Tap DD-5, DD-7, DD-20, RE-20, PH-3, AW-3 (requires connected output set to normally closed.)
  • Catalinbread – Semaphore
  • Chase Bliss – Tap All pedals except Brothers
  • Chase Bliss – Favorite All pedals
  • Cusack – Tap-A-Whirl, Tap-A-Delay, Tap-A-Phase, Tap-A-Scream, more. (requires 1/4″ to RCA cable)
  • Disaster Area – Gen2 (DMC-3XL, DMC-4, DMC-6D, DMC-8D, DMC-7, DMC-6L, DPC-5) and Gen3 (DMC-3XL, DMC-4, DMC-6, DMC-8, DPC-5, NNB)
  • Electro-Harmonix – Tap: Deluxe Memory Man with Tap 1100 / 550, Super Pulsar
  • Electro-Harmonix – Expression: HOG2, Pitch Fork, Cock Fight, more
  • Eventide – H9, Timefactor, Modfactor, Pitchfactor, Space
  • JHS – Panther, Panther Cub, Emperor, Unicorn
  • Line 6 – *Favorite / Expression: AM-4, DL-4, DM-4, MM-4, M5, M9, M13. Not compatible for tap tempo with Line 6.
  • Matthews Effects – Conductor
  • Strymon – Tap: Timeline, Mobius, BigSky, Flint*, Deco*, Dig*
  • Strymon – *Favorite: Brigadier, Deco, DIG, El Capistan, Flint, Lex, Riverside, Sunset
  • Walrus Audio – Tap: Bellwether
  • Walrus Audio – *Favorite: Vanguard, Descent (use expression pedal input)

*Most pedals require TRS cable and pull-up resistor enabled for favorite or expression control. Some Strymon products require TRS cable and pull-up resistor for tap tempo.

Compatibility – MIDI Clock
  • Alexander – Oblivion, Super Radical
  • Boss – DD-500, SL-20 Slicer
  • Chase Bliss – All pedals except Brothers
  • Eventide – H9, Timefactor, Modfactor, Pitchfactor, Space
  • Electro-Harmonix – 8-Step Program
  • Line 6 – M5, M9, M13, more
  • Meris – OttoBit Jr.
  • Moog – MF-104M Delay, MF-104MSD Super Delay, MF-105M MIDI MurF, MF-108M Cluster Flux
  • Pigtronix – Echolution 2 (including Deluxe and Filter / Filter Pro,) Infinity
  • Source Audio – Orbital, Manta, Stingray, Gemini, Lunar, Mercury (All require use of Soundblox or Neuro Hub,) Nemesis Delay, Reflex
  • Strymon – Timeline, Mobius, BigSky
  • TC Electronic – Flashback X4, Alter Ego X4, Flashback Triple Delay, Ditto X4,
  • Z-Vex – Super Seek-Trem, Super Ringtone, Super Seek-Wah
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