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Robaux SWT16+

Eurorack Module
By Rory Dow

Robaux SWT16+. Size: 20HP. Current: +12V 100mA.Robaux SWT16+. Size: 20HP. Current: +12V 100mA.

Robaux are a relatively new German company making Eurorack modules. Their latest is the SWT16+, a 16‑track trigger sequencer with up to 64 steps per track squeezed into an impressive 20HP.

The layout of the sequencer is compact and straightforward. There are outputs for each of the 16 tracks and just two inputs, one for clock and one for reset. Programming and performance is done with a matrix of illuminated rubberised buttons. The module feels sturdy and will fit easily into a skiff case.

The Sweet 16 (yep, that's what it's short for) can be programmed a number of ways. A classic X0X mode uses the top 4x4 grid of orange buttons to enable steps, whilst the first row of white buttons selects which bar you are editing. Patterns can be up to four bars long. If inspiration doesn't strike that way, you can use the Euclidean or...

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Published May 2019