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  1. Dionysios
  2. MONTAGE
  3. Friday, 12 July 2019
Hi all,

I would like to assign a foot switch FC5 to control the Assign Switch 2 button.

Right now my setup is like this:

1 FC3A as sustain pedal (Sustain Input)
1 FC7 to control the Super Knob (FC2)
1 FC5 to control the Assign Switch 1 (Assignable Input)

Now, how is possible to use a second FC5 to control the Assign Switch 2 via the FC1 input? I would like to setup this not locally in each performance but GLOBALLY anytime I need to switch on or off the Assign Switch 2 by using the foot switch.

How this is possible? If is possible...

Thanks in advance! :)

Dionysios -
Responses (6)
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You would set "FS Assign" to the same CC as "Assign SW 2".
https://i.ibb.co/B40kfqw/ASW2-FS.png
The "FS Assign" value is global to the entire system. Although you can set Assign SW 2 to any arbitrary CC value - ASW2 has a default value that all Performances use. So you would set the global "FS Assign" to this default CC value. You get to this screen by [PERFORMANCE] (HOME), then touch the Performance name at top, then choose "Edit", then "Control" -> "Control Number" menu tabs.

The "FS Assign" parameter can also be set by the "global" screen:

[UTILITY], "Settings" -> "MIDI I/O", "FS Assign"
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 1
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Thanks for getting back Jason.

My FS Assign is already set to CC86 which controls the Assign SW 1. This is my problem, I have a second FC5 foot switch which I would like to use and control the CC87 - Assign SW 2.

I think there is no solution to this as the FS Assign is only one.
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 2
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FC1 port should work if you assign it to the same address and are within the range to turn on/off the A.SW2 -- but you can't use a footswitch pedal. You'd need an FC7. If you plug a switch into FC1 or FC2 (FC1 and FC2 being the inputs on the back of Montage) - then the wiring and connector is compatible and will therefore force the setting to 0 and not change.

You could probably get a TRS cable, a female TS 1/4 "phono" jack and rig up a converter so the foot switch works. But without some hacking - it isn't going to work.

The other option is a MIDI pedal.
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 3
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I was aware of this...

Thanks for your support Jason.
Have a nice weekend,

Dionysios -
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 4
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I had, a while back, posted a suggestion to Ideascale to enable using the sustain pedal as a second footswitch would would allow assignment of it to an assignable switch or a variety of other uses.

https://yamahasynth.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Assignable-Sustain-Pedal/211675-45978
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 5
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Would be great!
  1. more than a month ago
  2. MONTAGE
  3. # 6
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