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RE: Muting Repeater & Echoplex Simultaneously

Thanks Kim, yup I get the feeling that the Rolls just isn't
going to cut it in the long run.

I have been debating on whether to purchase a Yamaha MFC-10
rr a Mitigator RFC-1 (If I can find one). I know the MFC-10
send one CC value when a switch is pressed and another when a switch is
released but can the Mitigator do that? Thanks

Kevin McPeak

-----Original Message-----
From: Kim Flint [mailto:kflint@loopers-delight.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 12:58 PM
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Subject: Re: Muting Repeater & Echoplex Simultaneously

At 08:26 AM 2/26/2002, plain jane wrote:

>My thought is to control the Echoplex by midi and to send it control or

>program changes through the

the echoplex doesn't use program changes to control its functions, so
sure you are not sending those to it. It uses either note on/off or 
continuous controllers.

>I ve also tried just hooking the midi wizard straight to the echoplex
>get it to mute via a control change. No luck there either, so I m doing

>something wrong with the midi controls, any help is greatly

make sure you have midi channel set right, and the echoplex
parameter set to use continuous controllers.

>I have tested the midi wizard as well and it send control changes fine
>the Repeater so it isn t the problem.

it could be. I don't know the rolls pedal well, but I always thought it
lacking in some way such that it didn't work with the echoplex. What
want is for it to send a continuous controller with some value when you 
press a switch down, and when you release the switch it should send the 
same controller with value 0. If it can't do that, then you may want to 
consider investing in a better pedal than the rolls.


Kim Flint                     | Looper's Delight
kflint@loopers-delight.com    | http://www.loopers-delight.com