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Re: Echoplex Footpedal not responding
How did you mod your echoplex foot controller to switch between 2 EDPs?
Toggle switch? No false triggers when switching, etc?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Cox" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Echoplex Footpedal not responding
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 14:54:03 -0500
> I use the native EDP controller, on a pedalboard, live onstage with
> a band. Never had an issue. I have even modified my native EDP
> controller to swtch between my 2 EDPs. Still no issues.
> The FCB1010 is 27 inches wide. The EDP controller is approximately
> 18 inches (don't have one in front of me). I agree - design and
> adapt to what you need. But operate on the facts.
> Adrian Bartholomew wrote:
> > 1---u need PERFECTION onstage. period. reliability is key. who
> > wants to be embarrased or have to compromise creativity? anything
> > less.... is a "bad" design, whatever the reason.
> > 2---if u dont have floorspace for the edp pedal, u wont have it
> > for the 1010 either. neither will fit into any conventional
> > pedalbox. design and adapt to what u need for ur act.
> > ___*
> > Adrian Bartholomew
> > *Leawood KS
> > On Aug 31, 2005, at 12:00 PM, Travis Hartnett wrote:
> > The EDP footpedal isn't badly designed, but it's not perfect. The
> > resistance based control method isn't as fragile or error prone as
> > you
> > might think and it does allow for people to easily make custom
> > controllers in different form factors (although few people did so),
> > and also allows for easy end-user repair of the foot controller.
> > Remember that the footpedal design is about ten years old, and
> > were no cheap Behringer MIDI controllers back then. For people that
> > want immediate access to the most of the core features of EDP
> > the programming issues of a MIDI controller and/or who can't spare
> > the
> > floorspace the Behringer requires, the EDP footcontroller is a very
> > useful tool.
> > It also helps to remember that "stompbox" is a nickname, not an
> > operating instruction.
> > TravisH
> > On 8/31/02, Adrian Bartholomew <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > the edp footpedal is badly designed. i have seen posts that
> > suggests
> > that it uses different resistances in the switches that the
> > translates to decide which function to perform. dumb idea.
> > anything
> > could throw that off. dirty switches, interference etc. maybe
> > its not
> > even debounced adequately as someone also had some luck with
> > putting
> > capacitance across it. either way its very unreliable.
> > frightening to
> > depend on onstage.
> > all u can do is clean it with contact cleaner and say 3 hail
> > marys.
> > GET A MIDI FOOTPEDAL.
> > the behringer FCB1010 is the choice of most including mine for
> > versatility, price and reliability.
> > ___
> > Adrian Bartholomew
> > Leawood KS
> > On Aug 31, 2005, at 6:32 AM, Frederik Leroux-Roels wrote:
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