[linux-audio-user] Behringer FCB1010 foot controller
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--- Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-01-07 at 12:10 +0100, Olivier Ricordeau
> > Hi there,
> > Thanks to Santa Claus' help, I have the
> possibility to buy some hardware
> > to make music with my linux box.
> > Looking for a MIDI foot controller, I found the
> Behringer FCB1010.
> > I'd like to use it for two things:
> > * Real time effect control (creox, jack-rack, pd a
> bit later, stuffs
> > like that). I'm a guitar player and I'd like to
> use my linux box as an
> > effect rack. I'll use sooperlooper too, for
> > * I'm planning to buy a MIDI master keyboard (the
> M-Audio Keystation Pro
> > 88 looks awsome and it seems to work like a charm
> with ALSA). I'd like
> > to use the MIDI foot controller to control the
> keyboard too.
> > I found very few FCB1010/Linux feedback on the web
> (and in the list's
> > archives). I'm interested in hearing from people
> who have this pedal.
> > Some successful linux experiences?
> > More generally speaking, does it all sound
> feasible? I mean, will
> > combining the FCB1010 and the M-Audio Keystation
> Pro 88 fit my needs
> > (real time effects/looper control + basic mixing
> possibilitie expected
> > from a master keyboard, a bunch of controls and a
> midi sequencer)?
> the FCB1010 works perfectly with linux - its a
> purely MIDI technology. I
> use it with sooperlooper and to provide foot
> controls for my 2 h/w
> my only bad experience was plugging my first FCB1010
> into a socket in
> rotterdam. even though it has an IEC power socket,
> it absolutely is not
> equipped with a universal power supply. a large
> hum/buzz later, and my
> investment was destroyed by twice the voltage it was
> designed for :(
> do read the manual *very* carefully, even if you
> think you know all
> about what it does. i spent a long night getting
> more and more confused
> because i thought i already knew what it did; i was
> wrong. it did the
> right thing, but a little differently from my mental
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