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Minitaur cv inputs

Postby Taurusrus » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:13 am

Just wondering if it is possible to trigger the release switch remotely like with a foot pedal. This seems to be a bit of a flaw considering you can do volume/pitch this way. Plus it was one of the main Taurus 1 features. Even a cheap keyboard has a sustain pedal! Midi control is all very well but I won’t be hooking it up to a computer as it’s for live use. Thanks in advance for any responses.
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Re: Minitaur cv inputs

Postby Acid Mitch » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:22 am

With many keyboard controllers you can assign cc’s, note numbers, etc to sustain pedal and many come with assignable buttons if you don’t have a pedal. There is no need for a computer to use MIDI.
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Re: Minitaur cv inputs

Postby till » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:22 pm

You just need to send MIDI CC #64.
This is the control of the sustain pedal, sometimes also called hold pedal.
And indeed, most MIDI keyboards do send this controller if a pedal is attached, or a special hold button on the keyboard is used.
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Re: Minitaur cv inputs

Postby Taurusrus » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:50 am

I figured this out by remapping one of the cv inputs to do release.

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