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Re:Zoom FP-01 okay for VF-1 and mxp-500?

Yes, Andy, I meant FP-02, and yeah, I see your point about its kind-sorta
Thanks for your thoughts.

> [Original Message]
> From: a k butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 9/22/2005 1:13:22 PM
> Subject: Re:Zoom FP-01 okay for VF-1 and mxp-500?
> At 15:07 22/09/05, you wrote:
> >Do you guys know of any reason why my FP-01 wouldn't work with my 
> >Boss VF-01 or my MPX-500? It works okay with my Vortex, so I do not 
> >think it would blow up my other rackmount devices, but I wanna make 
> erm, isn't the FP01 a switch,
> the pedal is FP02
> I have the FP02, it works the Vortex, but it's not linear so
> it doesn't have an even response.
> (check with your vortex by getting it to display 1-64 when the pedal
> is used, for a correctly functioning pedal 32 should be in the middle)
> The FP02 has non-standard wiring, and isn't a standard expression pedal.
> 100k log pot with wiper connected to ring of a "stereo" 1/4in  jack
> As it kind of works with the Vortex, it would, I guess, kind of work 
> with the MPX-500.
> Might also "sort of work" with the Roland stuff, which I think will 
> expect a standard
> expression pedal . 25kOhm linear. 1/4 stereo jack, tip connects to 
> wiper of pot.
> No guarantees that the FP02 won't damage your gear, due to it's 
> unconventional wiring.
> (but I would expect the chances of that are v.low)
> hope that helps,
> ..of course, if Zoom also make an FP-01 which is a standard expression
> then this won't help at all.
> andy butler
> www.andybutler.com