i really really wish there as a initialize pattern so that all notes, timings, CC’s would be gone so you could start with a blank palette
(all but global parameters?)
greets from belgien
you might have seen it already and it might not exactly be what you want, but there is a complete factory reset function in the Zaquencer. if you hold “page <” and “stop/play” during startup, the complete flash memory is reinitialised, including the patterns and global parameters. you could use the sysex export function before doing that to save the global parameters and then reupload them once the flash has been reset.
after reset you could export just the empty patterns as sysex, so you can reupload them when you want to start from scratch. you can choose to store (and upload) a single pattern, a whole page, or all 192 of them.
I’ve tried the factory reset as described but now the Zaquencer is stalled, with the display saying LOAD.
I wanted to try out the reset as the Direction button didn’t work as expected.
if the display says LOAD, you have most likely entered bootloader mode, by holding Stora & Load during power up.
The factory reset works by holding page< and start/stop during power up (will erase all patterns and settings).
If it says LOAD it expects a firmware update to be sent to the BCR via SysEx.
You can try that too, but I doubt it helps with the Direction button.
As I wrote in the other thread, it sounds like your BCR is affected by the known hardware bug, that some devices unfortunately have: https://zaqaudio.com/forums/topic/sticky-hardware-issues