[linux-audio-user] Behringer FCB1010 foot controller

Olivier Ricordeau olivier at ricordeau.org
Wed Jan 11 15:07:54 EST 2006


Sean Edwards a écrit :
> Also consider joining us in the FCB1010 and FCB1010
> Sysex tool Yahoo groups for advice, documentation,
> utilities and more:
> 
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fcb1010/
> 
> http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/fcb1010_sysex_tool/
> 
> -=cybersean3000=-

Thanks a lot for your replies!
Now I just need to find a cheap one...

Cheers

Olivier


> --- Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>On Sat, 2006-01-07 at 12:10 +0100, Olivier Ricordeau
>>wrote:
>>
>>>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.
>>
>>http://www.behringer.com/FCB1010/index.cfm?lang=ENG
>>
>>>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
>>
>>sure...
>>
>>>* 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
>>synthesizers.
>>
>>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
>>model.
>>
>>--p
>>
>>
>>
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