SP-808: Using the Foot Switch
The foot pedal input is a useful real-time tool. Various functions can be routed to the foot pedal so your hands can focus on other SP-808 functions.
PLAY/STOP: Start and stop playing back a song.
DAMPER: Use the pedal like a keyboard sustain pedal.
SAMPL TRIG: Play designated samples in each pad bank.
FX ON/OFF: Turning effects on and off.
PUNCH I/O: Punch in and out of record during recording.
Use the following procedure to select Foot Switch functions:
1. Press SYSTEM/DISK.
2. Check to make sure that "Set System Param?" is selected and press ENTER/YES.
3. Use the CURSOR UP/DOWN buttons to select "FSW Func" (Foot Switch Function).
4. Use the VALUE dial to select "PLAY/STOP," "DAMPER," "SAMPL TRIG," "FX ON/OFF," or "PUNCH I/O."
5. Press PLAY to return to the basic screens.