Click here to download the SoftStep Manual v2. 01 [7. 05 MB The original SoftStep was a huge hit at Sweetwater, and it's gotten even better with the SoftStep 2 from Keith McMillen Instruments. The keys have been redesigned with a cruciform shape that respond to pressure and direction better than ever. Keith McMillen INSTRUMENTS Keith McMillen 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 STEP V SoftStep Z SoftStep Reference Manual V 7 V 6 V 1 SoftStep Version 2. 0 Keith McMillen INSTRUMENTS SoftStep 1 hardware uses electroluminescent wire (EL wire) to light the keys this is the cause of the buzzing sound.
The sound should not be present in your audio chain, just physically coming from the SoftStep. Softstep 2 has been tested to survive spills, 2story falls onto concrete, and being run over by a car. Tech Specs Projects Keith McMillens new SoftStep is part of a new generation of USB, MIDI foot controllersone with a SoftStep Reference Manual SoftStep V1.
099 January 2011 Keith McMillen, Conner Lacy, Chuck Carlson, Nick Bonardi, Justin Catalana, Dennis downloadssoftstep Keith McMillen Instruments cannot be held liable for damage resulting from installation and operation errors or improper use.
Any graphical representation of the SoftStep hardware will use images of the SoftStep 2 hardware throughout the manual, but all information (unless explicitly noted) applies to SoftStep 1 hardware as Incoming MIDI will be passed through the SoftStep and up the USB Keith McMillen 1 5 2: 2. 2 MIDI Expander Hardware The KMI MIDI Expander is an optional accessory that allows the SoftStep to connect to external MIDI hardware via MIDI cables.
Overview Keith McMillen MIDI Expander POWER MIDI In MIDI Out EXPAND (1) MIDI In MIDI input to the Expander. Its no surprise, then, that when McMillen started his eponymous company in 2007, his first product was the KBow, a Bluetoothenabled sensor bow, followed by the BattOMeter battery tester, the StringPort computer platform for guitars, and the tenbutton SoftStep MIDIUSB foot controller.
SoftStep Reference Manual Keith McMillen INSTRUMENTS. SoftStep Version 2. 0 February 2014 Any graphical representation of the SoftStep hardware will use images of the SoftStep 2 hardware throughout the manual, but all information (unless explicitly noted) applies to SoftStep 1 hardware Has anybody successfully used the Keith McMillen Softstep 2 to control Ardour?
I am using Ardour 5. 6 and would like to use the Softstep to control it (using it Keith McMillen Instruments shall not be held liable for damages of any kind arising from the use, or the inability to use this product or its documentation, even if the possibility of such damage is known.