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darylhankel

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Bluetooth foot switch discussion
« on: July 24, 2021, 03:49:51 PM »
Thinking of getting a foot switch.   When playing solo, I have no issues with starting songs while using the Autoscroll feature.   However, now I am playing with a trio, and we don’t always start on time, or on count.  Or for whatever reason, I need to stop a song during auto scroll (we get ahead of the song).  I adjust the song Duration, but sometime the issue still persists.

So, as a discussion, how are you guys feel about using the Bluetooth foot switch functionality?  I am looking just to use it to start autoscroll, or to momentarily stop it for a few seconds.  Don’t want to go thru setting up page stop or markers, just want to know if anyone is using it for basic start/stopping, and how it it working for you.

Thanks guys!

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Re: Bluetooth foot switch discussion
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2021, 10:13:10 AM »
Hi folks,

Otay:  For the record, I purchased a cheap (but sturdy) footswitch from Amazon, the Playwell Music Page Turner for Tablets (link below).  Very small, but functional.  Works well with my iPad.  I use one button to Start/Stop Autoscroll, and the other for Next Song.  Used it at a solo gig last night, and it works very well.  However, it is small, which has advantages and disadvantages ( I accidentally knocked it upside down during a song).  But for now I really like it.  Further reviews to come

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085QHX6DX?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2_dt_b_product_details