Midi controllable Looper?

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  1. MonstaTone

    MonstaTone Member

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    I'm looking for a fairly small Looper pedal that I can put in my rack and control with a midi pedal.
    I want to be able to control the Record, Play, Overdub, and Erase functions.

    From what I've seen, most of them only have midi sync functions.

    Anybody here using one with success?
    I don't need a song library, I just want to be able to record a melody with my band and then solo over it.
    I'd like to do this without having a massive pedalboard or 40' of cable between my amp and my feet.
     
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  5. CosmoReverb

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    EHX's 45000 fits the bill as well.

    You could also hit up ebay for an EDP, Looperlative LP1, Electrix Repeater or a similar rackmount form-factor looper if you're not married to the idea of a "pedal" and you want to go all out.
     
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  6. MonstaTone

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    Thanks guys!
    I really like the looks of the Infinity.
    The specs are very vague though.
    It only mentions Midi Sync in the specs.

    The manual says that I have to hold down the Sync button when the unit is powered on in order to be able to use Midi Start, Stop, and Song Select commands.
    Would I have to hold down the Sync button every time the unit is powered on? Seems like a pain.....

    I'll take a look at the other units right now.
    I'd like something that just stays in the mode I select. Having to remember a bunch of button presses or sequences kind of defeats the purpose of housing it in a rack or using a midi pedal to control it......
     
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  7. Digitalman

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    Used Gibson Echoplex. Also a rack mount with separate foot controller. The Infinity looks pretty cool.
     
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    If you can find a used one, a Line 6 Echo Pro might be exactly the right thing for your needs.
     
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    The Echo Pro does not have erase capability (other than starting over) but it's got everything else.
     
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    You should grab the delta document that talk about the recent additions. I think that will go a long way towards calming your fears about this unit.

     
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    Thanks, that does help!
    The newest blog, dated 2-3-2015, says....
    Hopefully, they will update the Stop function to allow Full/Trail/Fade options.
    I didn't see anywhere that mentioned whether or not I have to set the Infinity to Midi every time it is powered on or if it will stay in Midi mode after the pedal is set to Midi.
     
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    I emailed Pigtronix and got this reply back. Sounds very promising!

     

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