Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

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Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:18 am

Hey all, after a lot of looking around online for a footswitch for my Octatrack (mainly just to trigger looping functions with Pickup machines), I'm mostly finding big old complex controllers that are above and beyond what I need (FCB1010, 12 Step, etc). Or USB/Bluetooth only controllers, requiring workarounds to get DIN MIDI to the OT.

Anyone got any recommendations for a simple 3 button controller that outputs MIDI on DIN sockets?

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Re: Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

Post by sparky12 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:55 pm

Not much of a response there! Wow. I think I'm going to make one myself for exactly this purpose. There's a bunch of Arduino based projects out there for DIYers.

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Re: Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

Post by Tarekith » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:01 pm

After some more research, I will likely be getting one of these I think:

http://www.disasterareaamps.com/shop/dmc-3xl-g2

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Re: Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

Post by nuxnamon » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:20 pm

http://www.peak2005.com/j/index.php?id_ ... er=product

I was going to suggest this controller.. I had it for a bit and it worked great (albeit that programming was a bit cumbersome) but those disaster ones looks better built.

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Re: Simple MIDI footswitch for my Octatrack?

Post by Tarekith » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:24 pm

Thanks,still not totally decided so all options are on the table.

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