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Re: Rocktron All Access

In addition to the 12 instant switches, the FX1 also has 6 preset switches 
- so there is SOME flexibility there.

At 2005.12.20 12:51 PM, Jeff Larson wrote:

>I read the manuals for the Axess and Skrydstrup controllers and while
>they are both well suited for controlling guitar effects rigs, they
>have what I consider fatal flaws for use as an EDP controller.
>In both units the instant access switch assignments are global,
>not stored per-preset as they are in the AllAccess.  This means
>that you get only 10 EDP function switches in the Skrydstrup and
>12 in the Axess without shelling out more cash and floor space
>on an expander.  The AllAccess has the unique feature of letting
>each preset contain different CC assignments for the instant access
>switches, allowing you to get to all of the EDP functions.
>The Skrydstrup has an additional problem in that the instant access
>switches only behave as toggles, they cannot be configured as
>momentary switches.  This means that you cannot use them for the "sus"
>functions on the EDP.
>Aside from the ability to connect an expander the Skrydstrup looks
>significantly less powerful than an AllAccess.  The Axess FX1 has
>some cool features like the ability to send more than one CC
>and a sysex block on each switch, and the ability to link switches
>so they behave like "radio buttons".  But the global assignment
>of the CC values makes it a deal breaker for me as an EDP controller.