Ben Crowe from Crimson Guitars has shared with us his video showing the XY MIDIpad installation process. The video will be useful for everyone who is thinking about transforming any guitar into kaoss guitar using AmpTone Lab kit. You can watch the video on YouTube:
If you don’t feel like installing the XY MIDIpad in the guitar yourself, you can always write to Crimson Guitars and have them install it for you. You can be sure they will do it very professionaly, just like Ben did it on the video.
I’ve just stumbled upon great looking Matthew Bellamy’s Red Glitter Manson replica. The lucky owner of this Kaoss Pad guitar is YouTube user, Papank the tambel. He demonstrates the use of our XY MIDIpad (connected to Kaoss Pad via MIDI jack) by playing couple Muse riffs and some other stuff. He also uses his Sustainer pickup which, as some of you know, is very useful in combination with XY MIDIpad. You can watch the video on YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=7MIMQ4Mlu3I. You must agree that this Mattocaster looks pretty amazing!
Some of XY MIDIpad and XY MIDIpad mini owners have difficulties with inserting the touch screen ribbon to XY MIDIpad microcontroller. It’s a bit trickier than connecting other components (such as hold button, MIDI socket or encoder). This description applies to XY MIDIpad and XY MIDIpad mini. Continue reading →