i think there are actually some relatively cheap cv pedals out there, behringer makes one in the $30 range.
, "tacitron" <tacitron@...> wrote:
> I can second "steinbergerstyler" from my experience over the weekend.
> I noticed my sequencer was receiving Volume Control messages with a value of 0, coming from the Matrix 6 (keyboard) -- with nothing plugged in to pedal input #1. I plugged in my Roland EV-5 and found it could only muster values of 0 through 9.
> I like this idea of adding some potency to the pedal output but I'm afraid I haven't got it in me to break out a soldering iron and work some kind of electronics wizardry. Will be looking for recommendations of pedals.
> --- In
, "Nicole Massey" <nyyki@> wrote:
> > Okay, if it's a TS plug then we're very probably talking about a CV pedal
> > instead of an expression pedal. I would suggest the trick I mentioned
> > earlier to convert a volume pedal to a CV pedal and see if that works --
> > you're talking a buck or two for the battery connector.
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Of steinbergerstyler
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> > Subject: [oberheim] Re: expression pedal for Matrix 6
> > I plugged a Yamaha FC7 into the Pedal 1 jack--the Matrix 6 senses it and
> > will transmit the appropriate CC# via midi to my computer but only for value
> > 0-14 (i.e. out of 0-127). The pedal doesn't have any audible effect on the
> > Matrix patches even when programmed appropriately, which leads me to believe
> > it's a problem with the pedal or the Pedal 1 jack.
> > Is this the wrong kind of pedal
The manual says you should a standard
> > guitar cable for the input (i.e. TS plug
) but as far as I know all
> > expression pedals use TRS plugs.
> > Any suggestions
Anyone ever get Pedal 1 to work on the Matrix 6 or 6R)