The Tiptop Audio Clocked Delay Cartidge for Z-DSP is a collection of programs that uses an external clock source to set the delay times for easy synchronization. The delay programs include mono and dual delay lines for a variety of classic effects.
Quick Start with Trigger Riot or Circadian Rhythms:
Note: the Clock control knob has to be set to 0 (full counter clockwise) in order for tracking to work!
The Clock output from the Trigger Riot cannot be used with these programs, so connect output 1 to the VC-P2 CV input on the Z-DSP.
Start with a blank Preset, set the BPM to 120BPM, and start by adjusting the Pulse Width on all division knobs to between 25 and 50%. You can save that into a preset as a template you can easily recall later. Switch back to Divide and set a division of 4 on one output for the quarter note clock into the Z-DSP.
In the range of 60 to 180 BPM, divisions from 3 to 7 can be used if the Speed setting is 16ths (the default). Above 120 BPM, a division of 8 will provide much longer times which is particularly useful on the Dual programs.
Adjusting the pulse width to 50% on shorter divisions may also work for slower tempos.
The Clock output from the Circadian Rhythms cannot be used with these programs, so connect output of channel 1 to the VC-P2 CV input on the Z-DSP.
Use consistent 4th note intervals on the CR for the best sync. The output needs to be a GATE with at least 2 steps length for the Z-DSP to track. Try a Gate on steps 1+2 (hold steps 1 and 2 until they turn Red) and 5+6 to send 4th notes. Above 120 bpm, just a gate on steps 1 and 2 (half note) will give longer delay times, particularly useful on the Dual programs.