Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by JohnClark » Thu Dec 11, 2014 12:53 pm

Currently, the Ground Control Pro will only accept a Latching switch.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by The Blue Letter » Mon May 11, 2015 7:00 am

Has anyone successfully built a tap tempo for the GCP that has an LED in it to flash at the tempo rate?
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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by Meanoldfireman » Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:32 pm

Curious if this still requires a latching switch or if a Firmware revision for the GCP covers it.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by JohnClark » Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:15 pm

Meanoldfireman wrote:Curious if this still requires a latching switch or if a Firmware revision for the GCP covers it.

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Ground Control Pro will not support a momentary switch connected to the Expression pedal port.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by Meanoldfireman » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:48 am

Thanks. I'll hunt around the shop for a latching switch. I just happened to have a momentary action one on my bench.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by bettsaj » Fri May 19, 2017 12:25 am

Could this foot switch be used to control tap tempo on a G-Force via the control input on the back of the G-Force??
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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by JohnClark » Fri May 19, 2017 10:29 am

bettsaj wrote:Could this foot switch be used to control tap tempo on a G-Force via the control input on the back of the G-Force??
I doubt it... the G-Force External Control jack is wired for a "TS" (Mono) connection. This switch is wired for a "TRS" (Stereo) connection.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by bettsaj » Sat May 20, 2017 12:54 am

So, in that case it could be adapted.... Any idea how it could be wired to work with a ts Jack.... Both my expression pedal inputs on my gcp are being used for pedals, and I'd like a tap tempo button without using up a button on the gcp
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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by JohnClark » Mon May 22, 2017 10:09 am

bettsaj wrote:So, in that case it could be adapted.... Any idea how it could be wired to work with a ts Jack.... Both my expression pedal inputs on my gcp are being used for pedals, and I'd like a tap tempo button without using up a button on the gcp
I'd think any off the shelf type switch would work with the G-Force, no need to fabricate one. However, the wiring for a TS jack would be to simply have the switch open or close the connection between the Tip and Sleeve.

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Re: Tap Tempo Pedal Build for the GCP

Post by bettsaj » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:22 am

Of course..... I've looked at the cost and i have some bits lying around... I just need to buy a small enclosure and a momentary normally open switch. Cheaper and probably quicker to make one for what it is.
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