Looking for a midi foot controller

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qzs3ESc7
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Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by qzs3ESc7 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:52 am

Hello,

I am looking for a midi foot controller that works like the Behringer FCB1010 but is much smaller - five footswitches (no pedals) will do.

Could you pleas recommend something to me?

Many THX!

jellycaster
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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by jellycaster » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:57 am

as far as i am aware there is no such thing

if you can afford it, the mcmillen softstep might be the way to go

jhoiland3103
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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by jhoiland3103 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:05 pm

build your own! Look into Halemicro's UMC32+M. It's a PCB that you can hook up switches, faders, knobs, etc to. Converts the signal from your controls to midi via usb. It's really easy to use and is inexpensive.

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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by ark » Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:40 pm

Tech 21 MIDI Moose, perhaps?

Rave
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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by Rave » Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:50 pm

http://www.apogeedigital.com/products/gio.php

This is nice but maybe too big

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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by BlackMath » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:00 pm

Softstep

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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by jellycaster » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:24 am

i definitely think novation or m-audio or someone with scale is missing a trick here - it can't be that difficult to put into production a lighter, better version of the fcb monster... the softstep is ace, but it's quite intimidating / time consuming to program, and very expensive.

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Re: Looking for a midi foot controller

Post by kanuck » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:43 am

is the smaller size a necessity for you? It's pretty hard to beat the fcb in price. The best one i can think of would be the softstep by mcmillan. Yes there are more than 5 buttons but it's worth it.

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