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Re: M-Audio Trigger Finger

I use mine as a foot(toe-)controller all the time. But the best thing 
about it is that each pad can send midi cc's when applying pressure, so 
I can control a whole bunch of crap from it. Using  "regular" hand 
control you can tweak 8 parameters simulatneously with decent control!

And yes andy, it's fully polyphonic. The only thing really missing is 
polyphonic aftertouch... it would have been so easy to implement... oh 
well, maybe in a mk2.

Andreas (saving up for a second TF...)

Jeff Larson wrote:

> The target audience is obviously drummers, or rather drum machine
> programmers, but it is quite flexible and usable for other things.
> It is not big enough to play with drum sticks though, the pads are
> designed to be played with fingers, they are small and relatively
> delicate.
> I use it to control an EDP and other devices, the pads can be programmed
> to emit note on/off (both momentary and toggle) and program changes which
> will give you everything you need for an EDP.  Unlike footpedals the pads
> are velocity sensitive so you can trigger loops at different volumes.
> The momentary buttons give you the ability to access the SUS functions,
> but I don't find this very useful because you have to take your hands
> away from your instrument, and I generally want to play during the 
> sustain.
> If you practiced long, enough, you could probably control it with
> the ball of your foot or a toe, but it doesn't look rugged enough to
> be a reliable foot controller.
> Jeff
> .