Playing guitar live is great, but we always wish we had a few more hands to play like Steve Vai, or at least to control some extra things while our 2 hands are busy playing. That’s where Expression Pedals can help, and the Axe-FX II and MFC-101 Foot Controller make this very easy and powerful. The MFC can host up to 4 expression pedals at once, each one controlling a different parameter. You can create a Volume pedal, Wah pedal, or even control parameters within effects and amp blocks such as delay mix, or amp gain, and many, many other things. However with most things, it’s all about the setup and making sure everything works and communicates well with each other. In the video above, I go step-by-step and explain how to connect a single expression pedal to the MFC. I discuss the default settings as well as how to change things so your expression pedal can control any parameter that can be modified. I show how to use a Volume Block for volume control, how to setup a Wah pedal and then how to control an effect parameter. Finally I show how to use 2 expression pedals at once (repeat the steps for up to 4 pedals) and then how to calibrate your pedals to get the full range of control. I explain how CC#s are responsible for...Read More
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