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by 8bit
Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Simple USB foot switch
Replies: 9
Views: 2247

The dictaphone switch, which is boxed up right now, is its own deal, which I have no interest in modifying. I just thought maybe I could take these other tiny pedals, pop them open, and easily turn them into MIDI controllers by soldering in the leads from a USB cable. Looks like the thing to do is t...
by 8bit
Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Simple USB foot switch
Replies: 9
Views: 2247

The working USB footswitch I've already got is a dictation transcription pedal with three "buttons." It's awesome, if bulky and heavy. I haven't looked inside it (it's packed for moving day). I guess I'll gut an old mouse, then?maybe one of those crappy round Apple mice from Starvation Army. I'm not...
by 8bit
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Simple USB foot switch
Replies: 9
Views: 2247

Simple USB foot switch

Hi, all. I have a simple USB pedal that works perfectly with Live or anything else with MIDI-learn capability. I'd like to add another controller or two, though. Just got my hands on a couple of mini sewing-machine pedals?SPST momentary switches in nice housings, with leads to 3.5mm connectors. Can ...