PACER – Hands-free DAW and MIDI Control
PACER boosts your creativity by providing hands-free control of your DAW, MIDI guitar soft- or hardware as well as channel- and FX-switching on your trusted analog amp. All integrated into one rugged and stage-ready foot pedal with 10 programmable LED foot switches, 4 switching relays and connections for up to 4 external foot switches and 2 expression pedals. That’s a lot of switching power right at your feet: With just one press of a button, you can send up to 16 MIDI and relay messages to reconfigure a setup instantly. Step up your pace with this powerful MIDI DAW Footswitch Controller!
- PACER is powered via USB or a 9v 600mA center negative power supply (optional). A cable tie keeps everything in place.
- The MIDI Out jack can be used to connect to external MIDI equipment or as a USB MIDI interface.
- The EXP 1&2 1/4″ TRS jack sockets allow connection of standard expression pedals, such as our NX-P for real-time control.
EXT FS 1-4
- Connect two footswitch pedals to the 1/4″ TRS jack sockets or four footswitches using y-splitter cables.
- 4 relays on two 1/4″ TRS sockets for momentary or latching operation. Use for channel or FX switching on a non-MIDI amp.
- A1 – A4 Program change presets: For any MIDI compatible equipment including virtual systems such as Guitar Rig.
- A5 MIDI Notes: Send out MIDI notes E/F#/G/A/B/C
- A6 Relay 1–4: Simple setup for trying out the 4 relays. Pedal 5 and 6 switch relay behaviour.
- B1 Line6 Helix 1: Pedals 1-5, snapshot, set list, tuner and tap tempo.
- B2 Line6 Helix 2: Pedals 6-10, snapshot, set list, tuner and tap tempo.
- B3 Line6 Pod HD: Control Pod HD pedals 1-8, tuner and tap tempo.
- B4 Line6 Pod 2.0/XT: Turn individual effects on and off on Pod XT.
- B5 Fractal Audio AxeFX 1: Ind. page 1 FX, tuner and tap tempo.
- B6 Fractal Audio AxeFX 2: Ind. Page 2 FX, tuner and tap tempo.
- C1 Avid Eleven Rack: Ind. FX on/off, tuner and tap tempo.
- C2 Kemper Profiler: Ind. FX on/off, tuner and tap tempo.
- C3 Line6 PodHD/Helix Looper: Control Looper functions.
- C4 Fractal Audio AxeFX Looper: Control Looper functions.
- C5 Elektron Octatrack Pickup Machine: Navigate tracks and control Looper.
- C6 Electro Harmonix 45000 Looper: Navigate tracks and control Looper.
- D1 Hughes & Kettner GrandMeister: Channels, Gate, and Boost plus FX switching and amounts via exp. pedal.
- D2 LED colors: Switches 1–6 assigned to MIDI CC each with unique color.
- D3 Keyboard tool box: Switches & expression pedals transmit sustain, volume and expression.
- D4 GM CCs: FX control for General MIDI Spec devices. Can be used to control soft- or hardware with MIDI learn functions.
- D5 MIDI Machine Control: Transport on MMC compatible DAWs.
- D6 Step Sequence demonstration: Switches 1-6 configures as 6-step sequences.