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MP-201 replacing pedal with knob.

Postby RAH » Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:01 pm

Hello all,

I've owned the Multipedal for many years and I love it, but I guess I'm not coordinated enough to use it gracefully with my foot, so I've placed it at synth level and have been controlling the pedal with my hand rather than my foot.

I've been toying around with the idea of modifying it by removing the pedal and mounting a potentiometer in it's place (a big aluminum knob). Seems like this is do-able, but I have very limited experience with electronics, so I thought I'd put the idea out here and see what advice I get.

What range and taper should I be looking for in the pot.
Is an encoder more appropriate than a potentiometer?
Any way to get the led feedback sent back to a led ring encoder?

Any and all advice/ideas/resources are welcome.


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Re: MP-201 replacing pedal with knob.

Postby stiiiiiiive » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:59 am

Hmm.. not that simple.

The MP does not contain any potentiometer like a wah. Instead, it's an optic system...
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Re: MP-201 replacing pedal with knob.

Postby Vsyevolod » Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:21 pm

I hear you on that count, I use my MP-201 on a table with the rest of my Foogers and that pedal is not very hand friendly.


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