As well as using Time mode to input your rhythm manually, you can also do this using the Tap function. Once you have inputted the number of steps in your sequence and selected your notes in pitch mode, press START/STOP and then CLEAR. You will then hear a metronome in your main outputs. The tempo of the metronome can be controlled using the TEMPO dial. Once you have your desired tempo, using the TAP button in the bottom right corner of the unit to input your rhythm.