Why would you compare the FCB to a Switchblade? Are you talking about Sound Sculpture switchblades? That's like comparing a car to a house... apples and oranges... The switchblade is able to send program changes (maybe more), but it is not a controller. In that sense it is like a MIDI patch bay - you wouldn't use one as your controller. At 01:07 AM 03/11/19, Paul Greenstein wrote: >In defense of the FCB, it is *much* less expensive than solutions like >the >switchblade, which (as far as I can tell from the literature) does >absolutely everything, including sending out 'bursts' of MIDI >controllers/notes etc. across multiple channels, which is probably what >many people on this list are looking for in a controller.