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{"id":6798699069493,"title":"Matthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal","handle":"matthews-effects-the-futurist-controller-pedal","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMatthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Futurist is a unique, compact MIDI controller pedal that pioneers a better way of experiencing MIDI. Built on the core ambitions to make MIDI easier, more accessible, and to provide strong features, The Futurist, strives to bring you the innovations of tomorrow today! The Futurist is not limited to controlling MIDI though! Analog equipment can be controlled by virtual analog control outputs integrated into the device. With expandability and versatility in mind, an expression pedal can be used to send MIDI expression, or 3 additional footswitches can be added to expand The Futurist’s capabilities from 4 switches to 7. Download the “Matthews Effects Editor” software to update The Futurist’s firmware, organize presets and create new ones using the custom “Smart Editor” wizard that makes creating MIDI messages a breeze. Whether programming it from a computer or making some last-minute edits before a show, we want you to have the best MIDI experience possible. We welcome you to a new world of \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eendless possibilities, The Futurist is here.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eDescription\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRick Matthews obsesses over every last detail in creating the highest quality and intuitive pedals available. This commitment to excellence is on full display with The Futurist. Rick personally spent months engineering and tailoring the Futurist to make it the most accessible midi controller on the market. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHigh-grade components selected for their superior quality\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e3.5mm, traditional 5 pin and USB midi connections\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUtility Jack lets you send analog tap or switch signals\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eControl Jack lets you use expression or add 3 additional switches\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFoot-switch's designed to last against the abuse of the road\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIncludes Matthews Effects limited 5-year warranty\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e9V power jack power draw: 50mA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eFeatures\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eMIDI FEATURES\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003ePatches - send 16 messages per patch as well as patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings with a total of 210 patches available.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMessage Modes - The Futurist has 6 different modes you can set for each message to trigger! Press, Release, Toggle on, Toggle off, Long Press, Long release. This gives a wide array of ways to trigger messages from a single switch. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUnique Patch Names – Each patch can be given a unique 8-character name for quick reference on the home screen. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMessage Types - The Futurist has built in shortcuts for programming PC, CC, Note On and Note Off messages as well as a \"Manual\" option to program any kind of MIDI message making The Futurist accessible to those who are new to MIDI and also robust enough for veterans. Send any kind of MIDI message.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCustom Message Slots – A big frustration with MIDI is keeping track of all the different messages for your gear. With the custom message slots, you only need to look it up once. With 10 nameable Custom Message Slots it is quick and easy to setup a new preset with your most used MIDI messages.\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONNECTIONS\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eUSB - Midi communication over USB, manage presets and update firmware (with Matthews Effects Editor), and power The Futurist.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e3.5mm TRS Midi In\/Out – connect directly to devices that use a TRS connection for MIDI and can be used with adapters to connect to ¼ inch MIDI connections.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e5 pin Midi In\/Out – Connect to devices that use the traditional 5 pin midi connector. The jack can be internally set to be an In or Out connection with dip switches. Default set to output.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUtility Jack – Configurable to send analog tap tempo signals or as a latching or momentary switch.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eControl Jack - Plug in an expression pedal to dynamically send Control Change messages over MIDI or configure the jack to accept 3 additional switches to expand the functionality of the futurist.\u003cb\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e5 PIN MIDI JACK\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eyou can change the 5 pin midi Jack to be a input or output Jack by adjusting the internal dip switches.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSOFTWARE FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eThe Futurist comes with a free Editor software that comes packed full of features to make your life with MIDI as easy and effective as possible! \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOrganize Patches – Fully edit any patch from any bank on the Futurist and edit each patches 16 messages and patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings from the comfort of your computer.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSmart Editor Wizard- Programming MIDI has never been easier or more accessible! Simply choose the Make, Product, the action you want to take, program and it will automatically generate the needed message! Let us worry about how MIDI works so you can focus on creating music! \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eGlobal Settings Control - Adjust all global settings and features on the Futurist from your computer.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCustom Messages - Save messages into custom slots with unique names to quickly program your favorite functions eliminating the need to constantly look them up when programming a new patch. Edit the custom messages on your device and keep an expanded list saved in the Matthews Effects editor software on your computer. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eShare Patches and Custom Messages - Export and share your patches and custom messages with the community and help us make MIDI even more accessible to everyone!\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUpdate Firmware - Use the Matthews Effects Editor to update your devices firmware.\u003cb\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONTROLS:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eLEDS - Indicates which patch was selected last or will display the tap BPM. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 1 – Activates the first patch of each bank, Bank Down (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 3) or open Main Settings Menu (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4). When inside menus, Switch 1 will scroll\/move you left or decrease your menu selection. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 2 – Activates the second patch of each bank, Bank Up (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4) When inside menus, Switch 2 will cancel the selection, move back to previous menu, or exit to home screen if in the main menu.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 3 – Activates the third patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 3 will move you right or increase your menu selection.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 4 – Activates the fourth patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 4 is used to enter different menus or confirm values\/options.\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eSpecs\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWeight: 1 lb.\u003cbr\u003eDimensions:  3.75 × 3.2 × 1.75 in\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eReviews\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eShipping\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eShipping Policy\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eFlipside Music ships items within 2 days of purchase. UPS, FedEx or USPS will be used to ship your purchase, if you have a preference for another shipping provider, please contact Ike or Dylan and we will work with you and the company you choose.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eInternational orders may be subject to destination countries' sales, VAT or import tax. Please contact your country's duty center, prior to purchase for more information regarding these fees. Flipside Music will not reduce listed price to avoid said duties.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eReturn Policy\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eNew Items\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe honor a 14 day return window on all new items.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eIf you feel the need to return an item, it must be in the sellable condition, no paint chips, scratches or broken parts. Sellable Condition means that the product(s) is in exactly the same condition as it was when you received it. The item must have all the original packaging, included accessories owner’s manuals and blank warranty card, no sign of wear or abuse.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eUsed and Vintage Gear\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe honor a 3 day return window on all used and vintage items.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eAll our used gear is tested for functionality prior to being available for purchase and therefore only carries a 3 day approval period. If you would like to make a return just let us know within the 3 day window.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eDamaged or Defective Items\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe visually inspect all items before shipment. If you believe you have received a damaged or defective product, please contact us immediately so we can work through the issue. Guitars, basses, and other equipment returned to us with pick marks, \"buckle-rash\", or any other damage or evidence of use may be subject to a 20% restocking fee, repair charge or disqualification of return. All items must be returned to us in the same condition they were when shipped to qualify. We reserve the right to refuse any return if we determine the item has been misused, modified or damaged by the purchaser. If the item turns out not to be defective upon inspection, we will have to deduct the cost of shipping from your return credit.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eShipping Charges\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eYou will be responsible for the shipping charge for the return of your item, and if your item qualifies for Free shipping on its way to you, this shipping charge will also be deducted from your refund. If your item is determined to be defective, we will pay the shipping charge, equivalent to ground service.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eMisc\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e[\/TABS]\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2022-02-21T11:05:10-07:00","created_at":"2022-02-21T11:04:40-07:00","vendor":"Matthews Effects","type":"Effects","tags":["Matthews Effects","Midi Controller","reverbsync:off"],"price":22999,"price_min":22999,"price_max":22999,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":40611822436405,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"FUTURIST","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Matthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":22999,"weight":907,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0987\/8460\/products\/Matthews-Effects-Futurist-MIDI-Controller.gif?v=1645469082"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0987\/8460\/products\/Matthews-Effects-Futurist-MIDI-Controller.gif?v=1645469082","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":23401487171637,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.19,"height":840,"width":1000,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0987\/8460\/products\/Matthews-Effects-Futurist-MIDI-Controller.gif?v=1645469082"},"aspect_ratio":1.19,"height":840,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0987\/8460\/products\/Matthews-Effects-Futurist-MIDI-Controller.gif?v=1645469082","width":1000}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMatthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Futurist is a unique, compact MIDI controller pedal that pioneers a better way of experiencing MIDI. Built on the core ambitions to make MIDI easier, more accessible, and to provide strong features, The Futurist, strives to bring you the innovations of tomorrow today! The Futurist is not limited to controlling MIDI though! Analog equipment can be controlled by virtual analog control outputs integrated into the device. With expandability and versatility in mind, an expression pedal can be used to send MIDI expression, or 3 additional footswitches can be added to expand The Futurist’s capabilities from 4 switches to 7. Download the “Matthews Effects Editor” software to update The Futurist’s firmware, organize presets and create new ones using the custom “Smart Editor” wizard that makes creating MIDI messages a breeze. Whether programming it from a computer or making some last-minute edits before a show, we want you to have the best MIDI experience possible. We welcome you to a new world of \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eendless possibilities, The Futurist is here.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eDescription\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRick Matthews obsesses over every last detail in creating the highest quality and intuitive pedals available. This commitment to excellence is on full display with The Futurist. Rick personally spent months engineering and tailoring the Futurist to make it the most accessible midi controller on the market. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHigh-grade components selected for their superior quality\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e3.5mm, traditional 5 pin and USB midi connections\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUtility Jack lets you send analog tap or switch signals\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eControl Jack lets you use expression or add 3 additional switches\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFoot-switch's designed to last against the abuse of the road\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIncludes Matthews Effects limited 5-year warranty\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e9V power jack power draw: 50mA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eFeatures\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eMIDI FEATURES\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003ePatches - send 16 messages per patch as well as patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings with a total of 210 patches available.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMessage Modes - The Futurist has 6 different modes you can set for each message to trigger! Press, Release, Toggle on, Toggle off, Long Press, Long release. This gives a wide array of ways to trigger messages from a single switch. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUnique Patch Names – Each patch can be given a unique 8-character name for quick reference on the home screen. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMessage Types - The Futurist has built in shortcuts for programming PC, CC, Note On and Note Off messages as well as a \"Manual\" option to program any kind of MIDI message making The Futurist accessible to those who are new to MIDI and also robust enough for veterans. Send any kind of MIDI message.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCustom Message Slots – A big frustration with MIDI is keeping track of all the different messages for your gear. With the custom message slots, you only need to look it up once. With 10 nameable Custom Message Slots it is quick and easy to setup a new preset with your most used MIDI messages.\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONNECTIONS\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eUSB - Midi communication over USB, manage presets and update firmware (with Matthews Effects Editor), and power The Futurist.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e3.5mm TRS Midi In\/Out – connect directly to devices that use a TRS connection for MIDI and can be used with adapters to connect to ¼ inch MIDI connections.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e5 pin Midi In\/Out – Connect to devices that use the traditional 5 pin midi connector. The jack can be internally set to be an In or Out connection with dip switches. Default set to output.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUtility Jack – Configurable to send analog tap tempo signals or as a latching or momentary switch.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eControl Jack - Plug in an expression pedal to dynamically send Control Change messages over MIDI or configure the jack to accept 3 additional switches to expand the functionality of the futurist.\u003cb\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e5 PIN MIDI JACK\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eyou can change the 5 pin midi Jack to be a input or output Jack by adjusting the internal dip switches.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSOFTWARE FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eThe Futurist comes with a free Editor software that comes packed full of features to make your life with MIDI as easy and effective as possible! \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOrganize Patches – Fully edit any patch from any bank on the Futurist and edit each patches 16 messages and patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings from the comfort of your computer.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSmart Editor Wizard- Programming MIDI has never been easier or more accessible! Simply choose the Make, Product, the action you want to take, program and it will automatically generate the needed message! Let us worry about how MIDI works so you can focus on creating music! \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eGlobal Settings Control - Adjust all global settings and features on the Futurist from your computer.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCustom Messages - Save messages into custom slots with unique names to quickly program your favorite functions eliminating the need to constantly look them up when programming a new patch. Edit the custom messages on your device and keep an expanded list saved in the Matthews Effects editor software on your computer. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eShare Patches and Custom Messages - Export and share your patches and custom messages with the community and help us make MIDI even more accessible to everyone!\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUpdate Firmware - Use the Matthews Effects Editor to update your devices firmware.\u003cb\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONTROLS:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003eLEDS - Indicates which patch was selected last or will display the tap BPM. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 1 – Activates the first patch of each bank, Bank Down (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 3) or open Main Settings Menu (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4). When inside menus, Switch 1 will scroll\/move you left or decrease your menu selection. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 2 – Activates the second patch of each bank, Bank Up (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4) When inside menus, Switch 2 will cancel the selection, move back to previous menu, or exit to home screen if in the main menu.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 3 – Activates the third patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 3 will move you right or increase your menu selection.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSwitch 4 – Activates the fourth patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 4 is used to enter different menus or confirm values\/options.\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eSpecs\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWeight: 1 lb.\u003cbr\u003eDimensions:  3.75 × 3.2 × 1.75 in\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eReviews\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eShipping\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eShipping Policy\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eFlipside Music ships items within 2 days of purchase. UPS, FedEx or USPS will be used to ship your purchase, if you have a preference for another shipping provider, please contact Ike or Dylan and we will work with you and the company you choose.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eInternational orders may be subject to destination countries' sales, VAT or import tax. Please contact your country's duty center, prior to purchase for more information regarding these fees. Flipside Music will not reduce listed price to avoid said duties.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cb\u003eReturn Policy\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eNew Items\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe honor a 14 day return window on all new items.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eIf you feel the need to return an item, it must be in the sellable condition, no paint chips, scratches or broken parts. Sellable Condition means that the product(s) is in exactly the same condition as it was when you received it. The item must have all the original packaging, included accessories owner’s manuals and blank warranty card, no sign of wear or abuse.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eUsed and Vintage Gear\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe honor a 3 day return window on all used and vintage items.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eAll our used gear is tested for functionality prior to being available for purchase and therefore only carries a 3 day approval period. If you would like to make a return just let us know within the 3 day window.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eDamaged or Defective Items\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe visually inspect all items before shipment. If you believe you have received a damaged or defective product, please contact us immediately so we can work through the issue. Guitars, basses, and other equipment returned to us with pick marks, \"buckle-rash\", or any other damage or evidence of use may be subject to a 20% restocking fee, repair charge or disqualification of return. All items must be returned to us in the same condition they were when shipped to qualify. We reserve the right to refuse any return if we determine the item has been misused, modified or damaged by the purchaser. 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Matthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal

Product Description

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Matthews Effects The Futurist Controller Pedal

The Futurist is a unique, compact MIDI controller pedal that pioneers a better way of experiencing MIDI. Built on the core ambitions to make MIDI easier, more accessible, and to provide strong features, The Futurist, strives to bring you the innovations of tomorrow today! The Futurist is not limited to controlling MIDI though! Analog equipment can be controlled by virtual analog control outputs integrated into the device. With expandability and versatility in mind, an expression pedal can be used to send MIDI expression, or 3 additional footswitches can be added to expand The Futurist’s capabilities from 4 switches to 7. Download the “Matthews Effects Editor” software to update The Futurist’s firmware, organize presets and create new ones using the custom “Smart Editor” wizard that makes creating MIDI messages a breeze. Whether programming it from a computer or making some last-minute edits before a show, we want you to have the best MIDI experience possible. We welcome you to a new world of endless possibilities, The Futurist is here.

Sku: FUTURIST

Rick Matthews obsesses over every last detail in creating the highest quality and intuitive pedals available. This commitment to excellence is on full display with The Futurist. Rick personally spent months engineering and tailoring the Futurist to make it the most accessible midi controller on the market.

  • High-grade components selected for their superior quality
  • 3.5mm, traditional 5 pin and USB midi connections
  • Utility Jack lets you send analog tap or switch signals
  • Control Jack lets you use expression or add 3 additional switches
  • Foot-switch's designed to last against the abuse of the road
  • Includes Matthews Effects limited 5-year warranty
  • 9V power jack power draw: 50mA

MIDI FEATURES
Patches - send 16 messages per patch as well as patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings with a total of 210 patches available.

Message Modes - The Futurist has 6 different modes you can set for each message to trigger! Press, Release, Toggle on, Toggle off, Long Press, Long release. This gives a wide array of ways to trigger messages from a single switch.

Unique Patch Names – Each patch can be given a unique 8-character name for quick reference on the home screen.

Message Types - The Futurist has built in shortcuts for programming PC, CC, Note On and Note Off messages as well as a "Manual" option to program any kind of MIDI message making The Futurist accessible to those who are new to MIDI and also robust enough for veterans. Send any kind of MIDI message.

Custom Message Slots – A big frustration with MIDI is keeping track of all the different messages for your gear. With the custom message slots, you only need to look it up once. With 10 nameable Custom Message Slots it is quick and easy to setup a new preset with your most used MIDI messages.

CONNECTIONS
USB - Midi communication over USB, manage presets and update firmware (with Matthews Effects Editor), and power The Futurist.

3.5mm TRS Midi In/Out – connect directly to devices that use a TRS connection for MIDI and can be used with adapters to connect to ¼ inch MIDI connections.

5 pin Midi In/Out – Connect to devices that use the traditional 5 pin midi connector. The jack can be internally set to be an In or Out connection with dip switches. Default set to output.

Utility Jack – Configurable to send analog tap tempo signals or as a latching or momentary switch.

Control Jack - Plug in an expression pedal to dynamically send Control Change messages over MIDI or configure the jack to accept 3 additional switches to expand the functionality of the futurist.

5 PIN MIDI JACK
you can change the 5 pin midi Jack to be a input or output Jack by adjusting the internal dip switches.

SOFTWARE FEATURES:

The Futurist comes with a free Editor software that comes packed full of features to make your life with MIDI as easy and effective as possible!

Organize Patches – Fully edit any patch from any bank on the Futurist and edit each patches 16 messages and patch specific Expression, Utility Jack and MIDI Clock settings from the comfort of your computer.

Smart Editor Wizard- Programming MIDI has never been easier or more accessible! Simply choose the Make, Product, the action you want to take, program and it will automatically generate the needed message! Let us worry about how MIDI works so you can focus on creating music!

Global Settings Control - Adjust all global settings and features on the Futurist from your computer.

Custom Messages - Save messages into custom slots with unique names to quickly program your favorite functions eliminating the need to constantly look them up when programming a new patch. Edit the custom messages on your device and keep an expanded list saved in the Matthews Effects editor software on your computer.

Share Patches and Custom Messages - Export and share your patches and custom messages with the community and help us make MIDI even more accessible to everyone!

Update Firmware - Use the Matthews Effects Editor to update your devices firmware.

CONTROLS:

LEDS - Indicates which patch was selected last or will display the tap BPM.

Switch 1 – Activates the first patch of each bank, Bank Down (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 3) or open Main Settings Menu (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4). When inside menus, Switch 1 will scroll/move you left or decrease your menu selection.

Switch 2 – Activates the second patch of each bank, Bank Up (when pressed in conjunction with Switch 4) When inside menus, Switch 2 will cancel the selection, move back to previous menu, or exit to home screen if in the main menu.

Switch 3 – Activates the third patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 3 will move you right or increase your menu selection.

Switch 4 – Activates the fourth patch of each bank. When inside menus, Switch 4 is used to enter different menus or confirm values/options.


Weight: 1 lb.
Dimensions:  3.75 × 3.2 × 1.75 in

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New Items

We honor a 14 day return window on all new items.

If you feel the need to return an item, it must be in the sellable condition, no paint chips, scratches or broken parts. Sellable Condition means that the product(s) is in exactly the same condition as it was when you received it. The item must have all the original packaging, included accessories owner’s manuals and blank warranty card, no sign of wear or abuse.

Used and Vintage Gear

We honor a 3 day return window on all used and vintage items.

All our used gear is tested for functionality prior to being available for purchase and therefore only carries a 3 day approval period. If you would like to make a return just let us know within the 3 day window.


Damaged or Defective Items

We visually inspect all items before shipment. If you believe you have received a damaged or defective product, please contact us immediately so we can work through the issue. Guitars, basses, and other equipment returned to us with pick marks, "buckle-rash", or any other damage or evidence of use may be subject to a 20% restocking fee, repair charge or disqualification of return. All items must be returned to us in the same condition they were when shipped to qualify. We reserve the right to refuse any return if we determine the item has been misused, modified or damaged by the purchaser. If the item turns out not to be defective upon inspection, we will have to deduct the cost of shipping from your return credit.


Shipping Charges

You will be responsible for the shipping charge for the return of your item, and if your item qualifies for Free shipping on its way to you, this shipping charge will also be deducted from your refund. If your item is determined to be defective, we will pay the shipping charge, equivalent to ground service.