ESQ-1 foot switch?

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ESQ-1 foot switch?

Post by jeeroj » Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:13 pm

can anyone suggest what kind of foot switch I can use with my ESQ-1?

Will the ESQ-1 accept any kind of an expression pedal along with the stop/start footswitch?

EDIT - Hold on a minute, there's 3 foot switch jacks! Ok so to refine my question, which foot switches could I use for each input,

1 CV pedal
2 sequencer foot switch
3 Sustain foot switch
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Re: ESQ-1 foot switch?

Post by rhino » Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:22 pm

Most anything will work so long as it's normaly open. That is, no connection between the tip and barrel when the switch in NOT pressed. Same for the start/stop.
If you have/get a manual, there is a diagram on the correct control pedal.
EDIT: here it is...
TIP = control voltage TO the synth (wiper of pot)
RING = plus 5 volts FROM synth (top of pot)
SLEEVE = ground
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