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FC300

Roland FC-300 MIDI Foot Controller


Get tapping with Roland's FC 300 midi foot controller. Keeping it hands free with Roland! The FC-300 sets a new standard of power, versatility and innovation for MIDI foot control. With features such as bi-directional MIDI data flow to the Roland VG-99 via newly adopted RRC2, patch memory recall, twin expression and control pedals and more, this advanced control station is a perfect companion for Roland's new VG-99 V-Guitar System or any other performance-based MIDI instrument or device.


    • Roland FC-300 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      • Advanced MIDI foot controller with two assignable expression pedals, two control pedals, nine footswitches and expandability
      • New Patch Mode stores up to 100 MIDI setups
      • In addition to standard MIDI connection, newly developed RRC2 protocol adapted for bidirectional data flow between FC-300 and Roland RRC2-equipped products
      • 3-way power supply and rock-solid metal construction for stage use
      • Two Amp Control switches for controlling amp channels or effects
      • Perfect companion for the new VG-99

      Control & Expression
      The FC-300 is outfitted with nine industrial-grade footswitches and two programmable expression pedals for fast, easy control and expanded performance capabilities. The backlit LCD offers a high contrast view of patch names (when used with VG-99) and other important data, even in the darkest stage environments.

      Power Patches
      Up to 100 sets of MIDI messages/parameters can be stored simultaneously in the FC-300 as patches. Complex MIDI transmission is made simple thanks to the FC-300's ability to package chunks of data together in a single patch, and then transmit each data-burst via footswitch.

      Advanced Connectivity
      Using commercially available LAN (Ethernet, CAT5) cable and the newly-adapted RRC2 protocol, the FC-300 provides both bidirectional MIDI transmission and electrical power supply with one simple connection between VG-99 and FC-300.

      Programmable Switching
      Two multipurpose switch-jacks are built into the FC-300. These programmable outputs are an ideal feature for guitarists, as they allow amp channels to be switched from clean to lead, for example, in sync with patch changes on the FC-300. 
    • Roland FC-300 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      Controls
      Number Pedal x 5 (1/6, 2/7, 3/8, 4/9, 5/10)
      DOWN/UP Pedals
      Control Pedal x 2 (1, 2)
      Expression Pedal x 2 (1, 2)
      PARAMTER Button x 2
      VALUE Button x 2
      UTILITY Button
      MODE Button
      EXIT Button
      WRITE Button
      POWER Switch

      Display
      7 segments, 3 characters (LED)
      16 characters, 2 lines (backlit LCD)

      Indicators
      MODE Indicator (STANDARD/CONTROL/SYS EX/PATCH)
      UTILITY Indicator
      WRITE Indicator
      Number Indicator x 10 (1--10)
      DOWN/UP Indicators
      Control Indicator x 2 (1, 2)
      Expression Pedal ON/OFF Indicator x 2 (1, 2)

      Connectors/Jacks
      DC IN Jack
      MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT)
      RRC2 OUT Connector
      AMP CONTROL 1 Jack
      AMP CONTROL 2 Jack
      EXP PEDAL 3 / CTL 3, 4 Jack
      EXP PEDAL 4 / CTL 5, 6 Jack
      EXP PEDAL 5 / CTL 7, 8 Jack
      MODE Jack

      Number of PATCH (PATCH Mode)
      100

      Power Supply
      DC 9 V: AC Adaptor
      Dry Batteries AA type x 6
      RRC2

      Current Draw
      94 mA (ECONOMY MODE OFF)
      61 mA (ECONOMY MODE ON)

      Expected batery life under continuous use
      Carbon:
      6.5 hours or longer (ECONOMY MODE OFF)
      12 hours or longer (ECONOMY MODE ON)
      * These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

      Accessories
      Owner's Manual
      Dry Batteries R6 (AA) type (carbon) x 6
      Roland Service

      Options
      AC Adaptor PSA serise (BOSS)
      Foot Switch: FS-5U (BOSS) , FS-6 (BOSS)
      Expression Pedal: EV-5, FV-500H/500L (BOSS)

      Size and Weight

      Width
      550 mm
      21-11/16 inches

      Depth
      250 mm
      9-7/8 inches

      Height
      76 mm
      3 inches

      Weight
      5.3 kg
      11 lbs. 11 oz.
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