SoftStep 2 Controller

Keith McMillen Instruments

SoftStep 2 Controller

Expressive MIDI Foot Controller

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Keith McMillen Instruments

SoftStep 2 Controller

SoftStep 2 is the world's most powerful MIDI foot controller. Gesture-sensitive pads turn pressure and position into Continuous Controllers, Program Change messages, MIDI notes and more. Perfect for controlling Ableton Live, guitar effects processors, hardware synthesizers, and virtually anything that accepts MIDI control while providing LED feedback.

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Keith McMillen Instruments SoftStep 2

MODEL NUMBER

K712

SoftStep 2 is the world's most powerful MIDI foot controller. SoftStep 2 is USB powered and compatible with any music software. Each pad detects foot pressure and directional movements, for a myriad of control possibilities. SoftStep 2 is fully customizable with the Editor software and is capable of sending Notes, CCs, Program Change, MMC, and OSC messages per pad. SoftStep 2 will also control 5-pin MIDI hardware without a computer, using the KMI MIDI Expander (sold separately).

The software editor for SoftStep 2 is available at www.pearl-electronics-support.com.

10 Fully Customizable Smart Fabric Sensor Pads Detect Pressure and are Directionally Sensitive.

 

Send Up To 6 Messages Per Key - Note, CC, Pitch Bend, Program Change, MMC, or OSC.

 

Constructed From Rugged Elastomeric and Graphite Composites with Carbon Fiber Backing.

 

USB Powered

Mac OS, Windows, iOS Compatible

 

Compatible With Any DAW, Music Software or 5-Pin MIDI Hardware

*KMI MIDI Expander sold separately

 

Provides Visual Feedback From Backlit Keys, LED Indicators, and an Alphanumeric Display.

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Manual (pdf)
Technical Specifications (pdf)

 

Minimum System Requirements
For Mac: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.3GHz or greater; Mac OS 10.5 through 10.12; 100 MB free hard disk space
For Windows: Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8; Intel Core 2 processor or greater; 100 MB free hard disk space

 

SoftStep Editors
For Mac OS X v2.04. Download contains both Basic and Advanced Editors. MacOS Sierra compatible, performance and stability improvements
For Windows v2.02. Download contains both Basic and Advanced Editors

 

SoftStep Keyworx
For Mac OS X v1.4 (zip)
For Windows, v1.4 (zip)