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Sampling and foot switches

Discussion in 'Live Sound [BG]' started by roccobladr, Apr 29, 2010.


  1. roccobladr

    roccobladr

    Aug 17, 2009
    Im in a cover band and we are going to start using some samples while playing live. The thing is that we dont want to have to buy/use a laptop while playing live.

    Im looking for something like Roland SP-404SX
    where I can just put an SD card loaded with the samples I want then be able to hit the button live and have it play through the PA.

    The only problem with that is that I would want to be able to hook up a MIDI foot controller to be able to trigger the samples instead of having to stop playing bass and use my finger to press a sample.
     
  2. Lync

    Lync

    Apr 13, 2004
    NY
    I have been looking for a footswitch-controlled sampler for a while now.

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  3. nsmar4211

    nsmar4211

    Nov 11, 2007
    Why don't you just get a loop pedal (JamMan) that takes CF cards, program the samples onto certain tracks, make yourself a list of what's where, and use that? That's what we do for our goofy between songs stuff, and we'll eventually use it to double the guitar parts :) easy peasey!
     
  4. Nick Kay

    Nick Kay

    Jul 26, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario
    That sampler has a MIDI input. The manual is too massive for me to download right now, but I'd bet dollars to donuts that it's used for outboard triggering.
     

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