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RE: PMC10 "Long press" - and a EDP and Repeater example.
Thanks for the info!
> > Specifically what do you program in the PMC10 'pedal up'
> > action to make it mimic the long press?
> String A contains: CC 38, value 64
> String B contains: CC 38, value 0
> Pedal configured as: Momentary (String A is sent on the pedal down,
> string B on the pedaul up actions)
How is that this mimics a long press? I can't seem to wrap my mind around
it. Does it demand a minimal time for holding the pedal down? If not,
couldn't you have those 2 lines in String A and have String B do something
> I also use this with the Repeater when selecting loops. The pedal down
> selects the loop, but -- unlike the EDP unfortunately -- cannot
> immediately start playing that loop until it's finished loading in
> memory, which takes 1/2 a second or so. So, I select the loop on the
> pedal down (String A), hold it until the Repeater has loaded the loop
> (indicated by a few dots under the loop number) then I release the pedal
> sending String B - a "play" command. If anyone can figure out a way to
> do this without 2 actions, let me know. Not sure why the Repeater can't
> buffer the midi commands until it's ready to consume them...
Not an answer but FWIW: If you have Repeater in Midi mode and slaved it
play as soon as you switch loops. I have one set of pedals that changes the
loops in the EDP and Repeater simultaneously (eg choose Loop n EDP and Loop
n RPTR, etc), with EDP as master clock. I hardly notice the 1/2 second, not
sure its there in this situation. Thats one of the coolest things I've
using these together. The RPTR will change tempo and start with EDP new
loops and Loop number changes.
But I haven't found a way to enter a Repeater new loop and start recording
with one pedal action, as you say.
> For those inquiring minds with a Repeater and PMC10: select and play
> loop 2
> String A: prog change 49 (select loop '2 from memory)
> String B: CC 85, value 127 (play -- could also do record)
> Pedal type: Momentary
> E.g. You're in loop 1, you press the pedal until loop '2 is loaded (dots
> appear on the screen), you release the pedal, and as soon as loop 1 is
> done, loop '2 will start. This is functionally identical to moving
> between 2 loops on the EDP with Quantize on (i.e. finish the current
> loop before jumping to the next). I'm not sure if the Repeater can jump
> to loop 'x' in the middle of playing loop 'y' which the EDP can do just
> fine if you want it to.