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Re: IK Stealth pedal could be a compact alternative to FCB1010

Sorry, now I think I misread the  createdigitalmusic.com page. It said
"US$229.99 for the full set, or get the LE (4 amps, 5 cabinets, 2
stomp, 2 mic, 2 rack FX) with the StealthPlug USB audio interface for
US$139.99 " so maybe that was for the amp modules without the

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Mech <mech@m3ch.net> wrote:
> At 8:15 AM -0800 1/16/09, Art Simon wrote:
>> http://www.ikmultimedia.com/stealthpedal/features/
>> It's an expression pedal that connects to the computer via USB and it
>> has inputs for two switches and one more expression pedal. (It's also
>> an audio interface).
>> This looks like it could be the small form factor controller FCB1010
>> alternative that some people were looking for. Price is reasonable,
>> $139, but you'd have to shell out for some switches. I'll probably get
>> one : )
> It does look pretty interesting.
> One possible warning light though: I've got IK's StealthPlug.  I grabbed 
> hoping for a nice compact solution to plugging a (probably-stringed)
> instrument directly into a laptop without an external interface.  The 
> quality is okay, but it's noisy as hell.  I complained to IK's support, 
> their response was merely "well, what did you expect for under $100".
> As a control device, I think the StealthPedal should be pretty cool. But 
> you've any aspirations to use it as an audio interface, I'd have second
> thoughts and check it out thoroughly, based upon those StealthPlug
> experiences.
> Also, Art, where did you find that $139 price?  I'm on the IKMultimedia 
> now and it's giving me $269.99/Eur199.99.  :(
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