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MRe-2: A demo

I have decided to try the MRe-2 in a real setting. So I hooked up my keyboard and recorded a demo. It was done using Ableton Live 9. The trick was to setup 2 midi loops (using clips). The first … Continue reading

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PU-2: Meet Beta!

The PU-2 made it to Beta. As you can see in the picture above, the PU-2 is an external module, linked to a connecting board inside the Behringer FCB1010 with a flat cable. The reason for the external moduleĀ  is … Continue reading

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Side Project: Data Stucture – Application

If you were patient enough and read through the two previous posts on this subject, you might be wondering how this applies to the PU-2 pedal board in practice. Even if you were not patient enough, here’s how the data … Continue reading

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Side project: Data Stucture – continued

In a previous post, I defined a simple date structure to help in the transfer of the commands sent to/from a pedal board. In this post, I will complete the definition of the data structure and define the physical layer … Continue reading

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PU-2: adding a display

The fcb1010 has a numerical display made of 3 digits. It also utilizes a series of LEDs to give more info about its current state. At best, this is an arcane way of doing things, like trying to program a … Continue reading

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PU-2: PIN assigments and some testing

It’s good to have a Mega! Plenty of pins for the prototype. Some of the digital pins are hidden by the shield I made for the connectors. As far as coding goes, programming the PU-2 is easier than programming the … Continue reading

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PU-2: New brain – Arduino Mega

The FCB1010/PU-2 has a new brain. The Arduino Mega (clone) has been connected in place of the main board. I haveĀ removed: the power transformer, the mains/120 volts plug and the on/off switch, because the PU-2 will be bus-powered. It was … Continue reading

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FCB1010 – PU-2: Requirements and Wish List

I’ve identified some requirements for my second pedal board based on the Behringer FCB1010. Here’s a list for now: USB connection. This is a must, for fast and efficient programming and reprogramming. USB also makes it a lot easier to … Continue reading

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FCB1010: More documentation

I have received a complete schematic for the Behringer FCB1010. I have updated my previous post about the components.

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Behringer FCB1010 – Ordering parts

I have ordered the parts needed to modify the main board. I am not sure yet which method will be used for the driving of the LEDs and switches, so I have ordered sufficient parts to be able to test … Continue reading

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