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RE: Ground Contral q&a
>From: James Reynolds
>Reply To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Sent: Thursday, March 20, 1997 10:12 PM
>Subject: Re: Ground Contral q&a
>about the ground control upgrade:
>> Do you know details, such as $cost, how easy to do?
>> There might be some 1.x units, (I 've seen some
>> store demo units) that might be had rather cheaply
>> and then upgraded for less than a new ground control.
>from an exchange i had with dmc's josh fiden:
>>the ground control upgrade is $20+3.50(shipping). unless you're in
>>california, of course, inwhich case you must add $1.65 for tax.
>>you can mail us a check for $23.50. or you can call or e-mail a visa or
>>mastercard number, including expiration and the name as it appears on
>>card. don't forget to include your shipping address.
>their number is 818 991 3881 (you won't find it in the manual).
>5312-J Derry Avenue
>Agoura Hills, CA 91301
So if you can get a version 1.x clearance or demo for under
200 plus the upgrade would be about the same cost as
a new one. So if you can talk a salesman into giving you a
demo 1.x for around 150 bucks you'd have a worthwhile deal.
I priced a new 1.x at 209 so that would not match a new 2.4 at 221
>there's also a memory upgrade (!) for another 20 bucks, that lets you
>360 patches! (each patch can send out up to 8 simultaneous program change
>messages to 8 devices, and can be given an alphanumeric name).
>trev: the pedals feel like a slightly more robust version of a DOD stomp
>box - i like it, you can feel them "tap".
>digital music corp has a web page which was pretty minimal last time i
Thanks for the info and the web link, James
I'll check it out.