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KAE Systems Unveils the MIDI Ant Foot Controller

KAE Systems MIDI Ant Foot Controller

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.

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