[linux-audio-user] Looking for howto to control audioplayer with footswitch
Brett W. McCoy
idragosani at chapelperilous.net
Thu Jul 15 17:14:19 EDT 2004
Jürgen Schöneberg wrote:
> I 'm looking for a linux software to play soundfiles controlled by
> a footswitch on the serial port. (just possible to control start, rewind,
> stop) .
> Usually I'm using jack/ardour but haven't seen the possibility to use a
> footswitch to control the software.
> Even a howto for using a footswitch as an input device for a perl script would
> be very helpful.
You can use a MIDI controller (like the M-Audio Evolution controller),
which uses the usb-midi interface to control things like transport,
sliders, etc. I bet there are foot-switch controllers than can be used
as MMC or MTC masters also.
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