Tag Archives: PU-2

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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Making my own PCB: An exercise in frustration

I decided a few weeks ago that I would make my own circuit boards (PCB) for a while. At least for the first Beta. I succeeded, but the time and money invested make it a very “not profitable” adventure. I … 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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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: emulating the FCB1010!

The PU-2 is now able to emulate pretty much everything a stock FCB1010 can do. I was actually able to send and receive sysex data to/from iFCB, a programming software available on the Mac. One thing that the PU-2 doesn’t … 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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