KAE Systems has released the MIDI Ant, a compact MIDI foot controller designed for versatility. The pedal can activate any program or patch in any existing MIDI device in a chain of up to nine devices.
Sporting a bright 3-digit LED display, it offers a fully customizable view of the program/patch number and can generate precise MIDI Clock between 20 and 320 BPM. Other features include an auto-calibration for expression pedals, an advanced MIDI Thru and message converter, and phantom power.
Check out this video detailing the Ant’s features:
The MIDI Ant is available now for approximately $129.99.
KAE Systems MIDI Ant Foot Controller Features:
|Can activate any program/patch in a chain of up to 9 MIDI devices|
|Gives the freedom to arrange Your favorite programs/patches in a sequential list without any limitation of the banks they live in|
|Offers a fully customizable view of the program/patch number|
|Can generate highly precise MIDI Clock between 20 and 320 ВРМ with 1 ВРМ increments|
|2 high-quality Neutrik ¼” jacks for external expression pedals, freely assignable to ‘Control change’, ‘Pitch bend’ messages or tempo control|
|An ‘auto-calibration’ for the expression pedals: eliminates the dependency from the extreme positions of the internal potentiometers|
|Advanced MIDI Thru and powerful message converter|
|Soft-action (click-less) momentary footswitches. Can be swapped by software.|
|Ultra-bright 3-digit red LED display|
|Intelligent switching 2.5mm DC power jack with center negative pin, permitting either power supply or phantom power at a time.|
|Phantom-powered from spare pins on the MIDI Out socket|
|Reverse polarity protection|
|Sturdy metal case|
|Easily configurable by a free Microsoft Windows application|
|Available SysEx export of both configuration and firmware for 3-rd party loaders running on other OS.|