08-03-2011 05:20 AM
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08-03-2011 11:45 AM
If you have to move it, MOX wins hands down. You are also looking at a brand new instrument vs. one that is eight years old.
08-03-2011 04:41 PM
08-04-2011 04:31 AM
08-04-2011 05:18 AM
Aftertouch is something I prefer as well, especially since my left hand is usually busy on another keyboard, so use of a wheel is often not practical. But using a foot pedal for modulation is often a workable substitute. I did this for pitch bend on a Kurzweil recently, and I used a sustain pedal (continuous controller type, not simple on-off) so that I could press on it for effect and have it spring back without having to use my foot to bring it back, and it worked very well.
Aftertouch is way more important, but the soundset that the MOX offers at the price point, it's a pretty good package.
08-04-2011 05:54 AM
08-04-2011 06:54 AM
I agree. And that's one of the criticisms I have of most boards, too few pedal inputs! I really want 3 continuous pedals... pitch, modulation, and expression/volume... and most units only have one jack. You can put an analog pedal on the audio output to get a volume pedal, but an expression pedal is more flexible, in letting you do things like fade in strings under piano, or increasing distortion along with volume on an organ patch. Adding a Behringer FCB1010 is one way to get a couple of extra pedals, but it's a bit big and heavy if that's all you want it for, plus as I mentioned, I want to be able to use spring-back sustain-style CC pedals too. So the better answer might be to get a couple of MIDI Solutions pedal boxes, albeit at double the price of the Behringer approach.
Now- using a continuous controller pedal for modulation, that might be interesting!
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