[LAU] Midi Sustain Pedals

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabriel at teuton.org
Fri Aug 7 02:26:12 EDT 2009

Hi Danni,

On Fri, 7 Aug 2009, Danni Coy wrote:
> I bought one for my controller keyboard and it seems to be just a 
> footswitch.  Are they all like this - is there any way to get one that 
> gives you 127 levels of control?

Damper/Sustain pedals are typically momentary (non-latching) switches -- 
like what you have.

It sounds like what you want is a MIDI expression pedal.  These usually 
have a see-saw-like construction for your foot to rock back and forth. 
They also have an encoder for sending MIDI CC's.


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