Novation Circuit Rhythm

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  • Novation Circuit Rhythm, a powerful and versatile sampler that's perfect for the modern beat maker.
  • With Circuit Rhythm you can record samples directly in, then splice, sculpt and resample them with total ease.
  • Grooves can now be quantised or captured off-grid with layers now being built up across eight sample tracks.
  • Your live performances can be enhanced thanks to performance FX.
  • The Circuit Rhythm can be integrated into any MIDI-enabled studio rig or used on the move.
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Novation Circuit Rhythm


Circuit Rhythm is the powerful, brand-new and versatile standalone sampler from Novation designed for the modern beatmaker. Samples can now be recorded directly to the hardware and then sliced sculpted, reversed, looped, resampled and played chromatically all in the box. Additionally, the Grid FX will invigorate your future live performances with lo-fi tape, splutter, beat repeat effect and much, much more.


Seamless Workflow

The Novation Circuit Rhythm provides you with a seamless beat-making workflow experience with eight sample tracks, each with its own 32-step patterns and chainable for up to 256 steps per track. You’ll be able to go from a sample to a complete beat with total ease using the powerful hands-on sequencer. And lastly, grooves can now be quantised or captured off-grid into the sequencer and probability and pattern mutate controls keep your beats evolving.


Perfect for the studio or out on the road

The Novation Circuit Rhythm features comprehensive connectivity that includes full-size five-pin MIDI in & out, thru, and analogue sync out. Making it the perfect sampler partner to any studio rig. The built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to 4-5 hours, so you’ll be able to make beats while out on the move if you choose. Lastly, Novation Components provides you with a platform to load samples and backup your work.


Sample Expansion Pack

Find your inspiration with six new sound packs, all with their unique characteristics and various instruments for you to chop and change as you please and bring variety to your music.

Coastline Bliss will have you drifting away to a golden coastal sunset with grainy vinyl samples and sharp beats, and Trap Hop is full of dark hip-hop influences, sourced from warped sound design and expected tight trap beats. For those bass-heavy beats, Daybreak Trap blends chilled guitar melodies, deep sub basses, and tight percussion to create a serene, yet driving sound pack.

Neo Soul is a collection of soulful sounds with organic instrumentation, laid-back beats and stunning top lines, perfect for lo-fi hip-hop. East Coast Soul paints a sunset-drenched horizon with vibrant chord progressions, electric pianos and shimmering digital leads. Get crooked with Wonky Hip-Hop and make memorable tracks with intimate guitars, compact hip-hop beats and the smoothest of bass lines.


Enjoy three years of warranty

Wherever you happen to be in the world, you can rely on a three-year warranty if any Novation hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault.


Included Software:

  • Novation Components Standalone software.


What’s in the Box:

  • Circuit Rhythm
  • USB-A to USB-C Cable (1.5m)
  • USB-A Wall Plug
  • Safety information sheet


Key Features:

  • Sample and resample
    • Record samples directly to the hardware, then slice, sculpt and resample your sounds effortlessly.
  • Slice, reverse, loop, play chromatically, and more
    • Playback samples however you choose, whether you’re chopping straight from vinyl, making basslines and melodies, or punching in drums.
  • Perform with grid FX
    • Invigorate your live set with performance FX: embrace imperfection with lo-fi tape, stutter your mix with beat repeat, and more.
  • Eight Sample tracks
    • Make beats with eight sample tracks, each with their own 32-step patterns, chainable for up to 256 steps per track.
  • Seamless beat making workflow
    • Go from a sample to a complete beat with ease using the powerful and hands-on sequencer.
  • Go off-grid
    • Capture your groove quantised or off-grid into the sequencer, and keep your beats evolving with probability and pattern mutate.
  • FX on everything
    • Douse samples in lush reverb and delay, make your mix pump with sidechain, and punch with the master compressor.
  • Comprehensive connectivity
    • Connect to your studio with full-size five-pin MIDI in, out, and thru, and analogue sync out. Sample through stereo inputs and listen through stereo out or with headphones.
  • Never stop creating
    • Insert a microSD card to save and access thousands of samples and projects.
  • Create anywhere
    • The built-in rechargeable battery provides up to four hours of battery life, so you can make beats on the move.
  • Go further with Components
    • Novation Components is the online companion that lets you load samples and backup your work.


  • Weight (without accessories): 0.78kg / 1.72lbs
  • Weight (with accessories): 0.88kg / 1.94lbs
  • Height: 45mm / 1.77”
  • Width: 240mm / 9.45”
  • Depth (length): 210mm / 8.27”
  • 32 RGB Backlit Velocity Sensitive Pads
  • 28 RGB Backlit Tactile Click Buttons
  • Power button with charge status LED
  • USB-C Socket
  • Kensington MiniSaver Slot
  • 3x MIDI DIN (In, Out, Thru)
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 5mm Sync Out
  • Stereo Audio In (Mono Summed)
  • Unbalanced Stereo Out
  • Headphones out
  • 8x Endless Encoder Macro Knobs with RGB indicators
  • Volume Knob
  • Master Filter Knob with centre detent


System Requirements:

  • Circuit Rhythm is class-compliant, so will work with any modern Mac, Windows or Linux PC. For further information see the Novation website.


Software Compatibility:

  • Load Packs and samples, backup Projects and more with Novation Components (Web and Standalone)


Power Requirements:

  • USB bus-powered
  • Built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (approx. 4-hour run-time). Charge via USB port.
  • USB Power supply included


Note: Maximum power consumption is required to be screened onto the product next to the power jack and must be consumption and not the specification for the power supply. The format is to the nearest 100mA. Up to 900 write in mA, above 1000 write 1.1A, 1.2A etc.