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fcb1010 expression b still not working for volume!

hey guys 

sorry to bother with all this out of date stuff.  i feel like i'm beating a dead horse
but just got this new pedal and can't wait to make it work properly.  

so my feed back pedal (exp. a) is working great, i programmed it from 0-127 no prob.  the
feedback number in the echoplex is set at 1.

exp. pedal b however is not working for the life of me.  i'm trying to get it to work volume and
the volume number in the echoplex is 7 (a strange number) and i did almost exactly the same
thing with the exception of getting patch number 9 to blink????

i've been messing around with this pedal for the last 10 hours and very frustrated!  please help!!

On Feb 20, 2008, at 2:11 PM, todd reynolds wrote:

Hi Topu, a lot of us use the FCB1010.

your problem with expression pedal B might be due to the range on the fcb which seems sometimes to be programmed as 0 to 1 instead of 0 to 127.  That's happened to me before.  otherwise, you should just be able to program it as long as your obie volume control setting is the same.  

there are no shortcuts save using a PC or Mac editor.  I use 'iFCB' from wabbitwanch.

there are various pc editors as well.

even with that you have to make sure to set your params for each button.  

It is a great pedal, just a little obtuse to program.  thank god you only need do it once in most applications!  I'm sure some other colleagues will chime in with their experience, and soon you'll have an inbox full of responses.  All best to you, Todd

On 2/20/08, topu lyo <topulyo@gmail.com> wrote:
hey everyone

was wondering if anyone is familiar with this pedal in use
with the echoplex.

i'm having trouble getting expression pedal B to work for volume.

also is there a way so i don't have to program feedback and volume
for every single pedal any shortcuts?  any advice would be amazing!!



On Feb 20, 2008, at 12:53 PM, Andy Owens wrote:

You know, this thing must be bigger than it looks on their website, here is a pic from the log, looks much larger….

From: William Walker [mailto:billwalker@baymoon.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 12:29 PM
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Subject: Re: gas pedal midi foot controller
Hey that gas pedal does look pretty cool, the lay out looks a bit awkward, though,  with several narrowly spaced rows of buttons. I'd be worried I would continually false trigger presets., by inadvertently stepping on front row switches while reaching for a switch on the back row. Looks a bit like a Digital Music Corp Ground Control Pro, only cuter. I bet you could control a Fucking Fucker amp with one of those!  Actually though it took me a while to figure out how to program (not nearly as long as my first attempts to decipher the FCB1010) I really love the Gordius little Giant.  Its more compact and more ruggedly built than the FCB1010, and you can use any make of expression pedal to go with it.  At first a had to justify the expense as it is pricey, but it is really well built and the switches or very smooth and the architecture is as deep as the ocean. I look at it this way, why trust the operation of several thousand dollars worth of audio, computer, and looping gear to a$135 pedal that you cannot get parts for? I'm on my fourth behringer FCB1010 in the last 10+years, add them all up and I spent more combined than on the one Gordius little Giant I recently bought. Not only that, ,  Xavier, the guy who builds them,  actually listens to feedback from clients. Andy Butler alerted him to the fact that the Gordius was producing more latency than Andy's dedicated EDP pedal, so Xavier got busy and reduced the latency specs dramatically. Try asking Behringer or Yamaha for that matter to improve their midi latency. I'd be curious to see how much the Gas pedal costs, it sure looks expensive, but more and more I believe you can't really drink champagne on a beer budget


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